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There’s no shortage of tech companies working on cutting-edge medical innovations and now, one company has developed a new 3-D platform for health care professionals. http://ow.ly/F93q1
Atheer Labs, a start-up from California, has developed new interactive 3-D glasses to help doctors in and out of the operating room
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Crystal Wright says racist remarks like those made by black Republican actress Stacey Dash do nothing to get blacks to join the GOP
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I'm not even sure we can call it a watch. Okay, it goes on the wrist, and it happens to tell the time, but that's about where the similarities between Apple's just announced watch and the hand-assembled, often painstakingly finished mechanical watches we write about, and obsess over, end. I was lucky enough to be invited to Cupertino to witness the announcement of the Apple Watch firsthand, and though I do not believe it poses any thr...
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It was a cold March day as I walked to work from my Hell's Kitchen studio. The weather was clear, people were out in their coats and scarves, but something did not feel right. The sky was so blue, ...
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"In 1985 Apple had a promotion called "Test Drive" where you could borrow a Mac for the weekend from your local computer reseller. At the same time they had a sales contest for reseller sales people. I had just finished my undergraduate degree (Animal Science/Microbiology) and needed to make some money for grad school, so I went to work for a local computer reseller in Ames, Iowa (I was always the computer guy in the lab).
At the end of the sales contest I got a letter from Apple (I knew it was legit because it was done on a yet to be shipped LaserWriter) saying that I’d won and was invited to Cupertino (my first trip to California).

There were other winners from other regions (but I sold the most) and I got to have dinner with Steve and Mike Murray (VP of Marketing). As a guy that had been playing with Apple II’s since 1978, it was more than a dream come true. I was 24 years old, having dinner with Steve Jobs. I personally understand the term "reality distortion field". I also spent the week with other sales and marketing execs at Apple in interviews, a tour of the factory and meetings at headquarters.

Steve gave me the keys to a Porsche 944 and then about 3 months later, Apple called back to see if I would consider moving to California and work at headquarters. I stayed for 10 years. After my second sabbatical, I helped found a new networking and communications company called Packeteer as CEO, took it public in 1999 and retired in 2002 at 41.

Lots of people can rightfully say that Steve Jobs changed their life.
Me, too."

(Source technologizer com)

... and me too after reading Steve's commencement address at Stanford University.


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http://iNotes4You.com/2014/04/21/steve-jobs-timeline-2000-2011


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As the awards nominations rolled in this season for Netflix's original content offerings Orange is the New Black and House of Cards, one thing was immediately clear: their risky approach to giving
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Want to mount your flat-screen on the wall without sacrificing your security deposit? With some elbow grease, basic construction materials, and a weekend of playing with power tools, you can build a fake wall that the landlord will never even know was there.
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