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Don Whitney

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Favorite Quotes

"Almost everything: all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure. These things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important. Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose." -- Steve Jobs, Stanford Commencement Address, 2005

"I have never let my schooling interfere with my education." - Mark Twain

One day, you're going to have to make a choice. You just have to decide what kind of a man you want to grow up to be. Because whoever that man is, good character or bad, he's gonna change the world. -- Jonathan Kent, Smallville

"In God we trust; all others must bring data." -- unverified author

"Life is nothing without trivia, but nothing in life is trivial." - Don Whitney

Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known. -- Carl Sagan

"There is no reason anyone in the right state of mind will want a computer in their home." - Ken Olson, President of Digital Equipment Corp, 1977

"Do you want to spend the rest of your life selling sugar water or do you want a chance to change the world?" - Steve Jobs to John Sculley

Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity. -- Horace Mann, 1859

Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it. - Proverbs 22:6

This Season in Tech History
August 2, 1922
Alexander Graham Bell dies. Born March 3, 1847
August 3, 1977
Tandy Corp of Texas announces that it will manufacture the first mass-produced personal computer. The TRS-80
August 3, 1958
The nuclear-powered submarine Nautilus became the first vessel to cross the North Pole underwater.
August 7, 1991
The World Wide Web becomes publicly available on the internet for the first time.
August 12, 1981
IBM introduced the very first personal computer. The base model costs $1,561 (which would be over $7,000 in today's dollars). Intel 8088 processor running 4 Mhz. with 16kb (yes, kilobytes) of RAM. No hard drive. One 180k 5 1/4? floppy disc drive. And an optional cassette drive. An 11 1/2" green/black text only monitor.
August 19, 1871
Orville Wright's birthday
August 19
National Aviation Day
August 24, 2011
Steve Jobs CEO of Apple announces his immediate resignation.
August 24, 1995
Windows 95 Released.
August 25, 1991
Linux is born.
August 27, 1962
United States launched the Mariner 2 space probe, which flew past Venus the following December.

 

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