As you may already know, earlier this month Apple announced that it is approaching the 10 billionth app download. This weekend that milestone was reached by one Gail Davis of Orpington, Kent, UK who downloaded the Paper Glider game. With Gail’s download Apple recorded 10 billion apps from the App Store. To celebrate, Apple gave her a $10,000 iTunes gift Card.
Here’s the funny story: when Apple tried to get in touch with Gail Davis to inform her that she is the one to download the 10 billionth app from the app store and to congratulate her on winning a $10,000 iTunes Gift Card, she hang up on Apple. On Gail’s defense, she thought she thought it was a prank call, so it true British fashion she said “thank you very much, I’m not interested.” Read more...
In this new digital era that we’re all living in, a lot of people who think they aren’t geeks actually are. Just look at the following illustration by David Armano and you’ll understand right away.
By Datamation (1965)
1 ) Hat to cover hair pulled out in frustration.
2 ) Calibrations on lenses for sizing up
3 ) Ivy-League-styled narrow lapels and mind.
4 ) Short tie to prevent entanglement in card-reading machinery.
5 ) Self-addressed job offers for mailing at salary review time.
6 ) Alcohol-resistant suit. Read more...
Quite funny "Software Development Life Cycle [SDLC]" movie (I like) currently watched 127k of people.
Where are these people located? Probably in USA? No. Europe? No.
Ola-la! Most of viewers are Indians. Does it mean that most of geeks are Indians? Or do Indian programmers have a lot of free time to poke on YouTube?