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The Evolution of the PDA 1975-1995

Instinct told me to start with the market of the 1970s – the time when electronics were getting small enough and cheap enough to allow for the definition to become true. Therefore the 1970s were also a time when the very concept of a PDA was something ordinary people could grasp. In some ways this was because of real-life inventions, such as Bowmar’s handheld calculator, the handheld tape player (Sony…

Do you know this man? Mystery of the silent, talented piano player who lives for his music

Dripping wet and deeply disturbed, the smartly-dressed man was discovered walking along a windswept road beside the sea. Over the next few days he steadfastly refused, or was unable, to answer the most simple questions about who he was or where he had come from. It was only when someone in hospital had the bright idea of leaving him with a piece of paper and pencils that the first intriguing…

New Survey Finds Huge Gap Between Press and Public on Many Issues

Six in ten among the public feel the media show bias in reporting the news, and 22% say the government should be allowed to censor the press. More than 7 in 10 journalists believe the media does a good or excellent job on accuracy–but only 4 in 10 among the public feel that way. And a solid 53% of the public think stories with unnamed sources should not be published…