TUAW: 99 year-old loves her first computer -- an... →
Virginia Campbell, a 99-year-old woman from Lake Oswego, has finally bought her first computer — an Apple iPad. “It’s changed her life,” one of her daughters told OregonLive.com. Virginia has been an avid reader most of her life, but she suffers from glaucoma, making reading increasingly difficult. Because of the iPad’s ability to adjust the brightness of the...
Apple Surpasses Microsoft's Market Cap →
Apple has surpassed Microsoft’s market capitalization on Standard & Poor’s S&P 500 index, a move that makes Apple the second-largest company on that index behind only energy giant Exxon Mobil—or so claims an article published today on the Marketwatch.com Website. (Continue reading on Macworld)
How many words did Shakespeare know? →
In his collected writings, Shakespeare used 31,534 different words. 14,376 words appeared only once and 846 were used more than 100 times. Using statistical techniques, it’s possible to estimate how many words he knew but didn’t use. This means that in addition the 31,534 words that Shakespeare knew and used, there were approximately 35,000 words that he knew but didn’t use....