From the NYT: Franklin D. Roosevelt was a martini drinker, much to Eleanor’s displeasure, and an extraordinary president. Again, was there a connection? Solving a Great Depression and crushing the Nazi war machine — aided by the oft-besotted Winston Churchill — is a pretty strong brief. (Via Daring Fireball)
Monthly Archives: April 2012
Apple just keeps posting amazing sales numbers and analysts just keep stretching to put that in a negative context. From Daring Fireball - ★ Putting iPad Sales in Context: But this 11.9 million unit quarter is anything but a sign of such tapering. And, according to Tim Cook (again, from yesterday’s conference call): “But I’d also [...]
NASA used ‘LOL memory’ in the Apollo missions | The Verge: Engineers at the time nicknamed it LOL memory, an acronym for “little old lady,” after the women on the factory floor that wove the memory together.