Post by David Kleinecke Post by Neill Massello
"Bulldozer" is joining "steamroller" as one of those things we all know
about, but never see.
Think of it as the Eskimo "snow" of the machine age. A Rip Van Winkle
from 1900 would probably refer to our myriad electronic devices as
Like Steve Jobs did?
"In 2001, we introduced the first iPod, and… it didn’t just – it didn’t
just change the way we all listen to music, it changed the entire music
industry. Well, today, we’re introducing three revolutionary products
of this class.
"The first one: is a widescreen iPod with touch controls. The second: is
a revolutionary mobile phone. And the third is a breakthrough Internet
"So, three things: a widescreen iPod with touch controls; a revolutionary
mobile phone; and a breakthrough Internet communications device.
An iPod, a phone, and an Internet communicator. An iPod, a phone … are
you getting it? These are not three separate devices, this is one
device, and we are calling it iPhone."
Post by David Kleinecke
But the computer development started at the telegraph (or
teletype) and not at the telephone.
Most people do not realise that faxes date back to the telegraph, long
pre-dating the telephone.
Well, if crime fighters fight crime and fire fighters fight fire, what
do freedom fighters fight? They never mention that part to us, do they?