Phil Schiller's real testimony in the Apple v. Samsung damages trial will come later today, but he put the importance of the iPhone into perspective in his opening remarks yesterday by stating that Apple "bet the company" on it (via CNET).
There were huge risks . We had a saying inside the company that it was a 'bet-the-company' product [...] We were starting to do well again in iPod [...] Then here we're going to invest all these resources, financial as well as people, in creating this product ...
Myth: Doctors are bound by the Hippocratic Oath.
A binding agreement, as much a social contract as Social Security or Medicare, the traditional Hippocratic Oath holds those who swear to it to a strict code of professional and personal conduct. Contrary to popular belief, though, most doctors never take this oath, and, actually, most of us are probably glad they never do.
What conference, besides TEDYouth, could bring together an elephant communication expert, the head of research at Pixar, a professional storm chaser, and a 16-year-old DJ? TEDYouth 2013, “The Spark,” happens tomorrow, November 16, at 11am CST in New Orleans, Louisiana. And you can watch along via the live webcast, which will be available in English, Spanish and Arabic…
INDIAN FOOD SYSTEM
(More precisely South Indian, but more or less applicable to all Indian meal systems)
The following are rough translations of the words of Kanchi Paramacharya extracted from the Tamil publication titled Sollin Selvar (The Expert of Words), Sri Kanchi Munivar by Sri Ra. Ganapathy. The different Indian delicacies are explained as follows.
Sambar is also known as kuzhambu in Tamil, a term that literally translates to ‘get confused’.
LONDON (AP) — Three women have been freed after spending 30 years held captive in a south London home, including one woman believed to have spent her entire life in domestic slavery, police announced Thursday.
London's Metropolitan Police spoke about the rescues after two people — a man and a woman, both 67 — were arrested early Thursday on suspicion of forced labor and domestic servitude.
"I don't know who George is anymore," Shellie Zimmerman said on Katie Couric's show "Katie." After his murder trial, he became unpredictable and "a pacing lion."
"I like to think I married a person who was a good person, and going through the past year and a half, I don't know how that changes a person, or how a person's spirit breaks, but it certainly seems that's what happened to him."
In an email sent out to book publishers, Apple has informed iBooks Author users of a new phone support system for the iBooks Publisher Support team, rolling out in a dozen countries, which will allow those with questions about iBooks Author to contact Apple directly to receive help about the application, publishing questions, and more.
The phone support system is only available in English at this time, with support hours running Monday-Friday from 7 a.m.
In 1931, nine black boys were hitching a ride aboard the Southern Railroad freight train. The illegal use of the freight trains was a common mode of transportation for Depression-era workers, both white and black. News had spread that jobs were available in Memphis, so those in search of survival hopped on the Chattanooga train. The group included boys, ranging from age twelve to nineteen, some from Chattanooga and four others from Georgia.
My gmail SPAM filter sends all spam to my Trash folder. This spam includes notifications from a dating site I'd joined years ago but had since forgotten about. Thought I'd share some pick-up lines that were obviously selected from a list for your evening's entertainment.
"Why aren’t you in jail? It's illegal to look that good." RESPONSE: I brought bail money.