Tag Archives: Apple

Random Thoughts (5)

When Donald Trump praises his pick for Secretary of Defense, General James Mattis, as “the closest thing to General George Patton we have”, does he refer to the mistreatment of soldiers or to Patton’s antisemitism? After my story about the Peruvian girl, … Continue reading

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Easily Confused (51) Economic Systems

Communist centrally planned economy: Capitalist free market economy: The main difference seems to be that nowadays, young people do the queuing themselves instead of sending their mothers. That’s progress. (Auf Deutsch.)

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Poetry Slam (3) Apple Maps

The travel poetry continues: I used an app called “Apple Map” but it was total crap and only showed a gap.  

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Steve Jobs, 1955-2011

Congratulations, Steve Jobs, you are now the richest man in the cemetery.

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Putting the real Apple into your Computer

Some technological advances make me shake my head with incredulity. After I have painfully learnt that some people talk about their computer when they talk about an “Apple”, they could now be referring to the real fruit after all: A … Continue reading

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