Posts Tagged ‘Tech’

June 23rd, 2018 - 12:02 am § in Misc.

150th Anniversary Typewriter Patented

The first typewriter to be commercially successful was invented in 1868 by Americans Christopher Latham Sholes, Frank Haven Hall, Carlos Glidden and Samuel W. Soule in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Sholes soon disowned the machine and refused to use, or even to recommend it. It looked “like something [...]

May 16th, 2018 - 1:31 am § in The Ave Scene

AMAZON: The history

For sale! You can buy the very first sketches of the Amazonian warrior princess who battled on the side of good before Jeff Bezos brought her talents to an industrial edge. The sketches made in 1941, predating even Mr, Bezos’ birth, came from the estate of comic book illustrator H.G. Peter. Wo[...]

May 7th, 2018 - 12:17 am § in America, The Ave Scene



April 16th, 2018 - 9:03 am § in Donald Trump

MAGA: US losing race to 5G

While Trump is fighting 19th century trade wars and pushing repairs to our rotting 1950s infrastructure, the rest of the world is pushing forward, led by China. Why it matters: The first country to deploy and commercialize the ultra-fast 5G mobile networks will have an enormous economic advantage- $[...]

December 7th, 2016 - 1:17 pm § in America

APPLESAUCE: The Decline and Fall

 Oppenheimer senior analyst Andrew Uerkwitz thinks the Cupertino giant does not have what it takes to lead the tech industry. Uerkwitz even issued a brutal note to talk about “strategic issues” in Tim Cook’s company. In the note that was obtained by Business Insider on Friday, Uerkwi[...]

December 5th, 2016 - 11:50 am § in Misc.

Apple Takes on Tesla, BMW, Mercedes, Ford, GM, Google, Toyota

NEW YORK, Dec. 4 (Xinhua) — According to a letter from the company to the U.S. transport regulators which is revealed by some media this week, Apple declared its interest in self-driving vehicle technology, adding that the company “is excited about the potential of automated systems in [...]

October 27th, 2016 - 12:09 am § in Misc., The Ave Scene

Microsoft: Nadella delivers on a dream that Jobs would envy.

This is awesome. Apple’s Meagre Response More Apple Defending its Laptops Microsoft’s product announcement this morning is amazing. I do not have the words for it and urge you to watch or go over to the Microsoft store to see this. Imagine a desktop that is also a computer. Imagine being[...]

July 26th, 2016 - 11:26 pm § in The Ave Scene

Bezos makes $5 million per second!

Jeff Bezos just made $6 billion in 20 minutes Not a bad afternoon’s work. The Amazon CEO saw his 82.9 million shares increase in value by $6 billion as the company’s shares jumped over 10% in after-hourstrading on earnings results that beat expectations.[...]

May 20th, 2016 - 1:49 am § in America

Pseudo Science: Fracking Uses Huge Amounts of Water


May 15th, 2016 - 8:54 am § in The Ave Scene, UW

Is UW Outsourcing Genetics to China?

BGI and UW Medicine to collaborate on precision medicine development One of world’s leading genomics organizations and UW Medicine sign memorandum of understanding to advance biomedical technology UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON HEALTH SCIENCES/UW MEDICINE BGI, one of the world’s largest genomi[...]