Apple Computer will be 30 years old on April Fools Day. My, how time does fly! I’ve never been a Mac guy, but have used them…especially back in the day before Gates made the PC presentation-capable. There was a time when businesses had entire groups devoted to developing graphics and presentations on Macs while the “rest of us” used PCs in day-to-day business. And then Bill G. gave us PowerPoint and nothing was ever the same. It’s very arguable if PowerPoint represents “progress,” or not. I have very mixed emotions on that subject! Of course Apple is much more than graphics these days. I’m probably the only guy in
Abdul Rahman, the Afghani Muslim who converted to Christianity and was threatened with a death sentence for apostasy, has had the charges against him dropped by the Afghani court that was prosecuting him. But all is not well.
Muslim clerics have threatened to incite Afghans to kill Rahman if he is freed, saying that he is clearly guilty of apostasy and deserves to die.
“Religion of peace?” You decide…
Scarlett Johanssen (“who?” he said) is supposedly the sexiest woman alive, according to FHM magazine. OK, she’s pretty, I’ll grant you that. But “sexy” is much more than looks alone. Attitude and intelligence go a helluva lot further than looks towards making a woman sexy, in my book. This woman wrote the book on sexy. And she’s not bad, either!
And finally… A follow-up to yesterday’s post about billionaires’ cars. Here’s a summary of an interview with IKEA founder Ingvar Kamprad, ranked the fourth richest man in the world. Mr. Kamprad turns 80 on March 30th.