In 1889, Wyoming voters endorsed women’s right to vote. In 1962, two men died in Mississippi during mob violence protesting desegregation.
Grant warned that a second civil war would be “between patriotism and intelligence on one side, and superstition, ambition, and ignorance on the other.”
It was early 1984. Apple had just released the Macintosh, but IBM (and its partner/stepchild/competitor Microsoft) had jumped into the nascent personal computer market in mid-1981 with the IBM PC. However, the tried-and-true operating system (or tired-and-old, depending on your point of view) of the day was not DOS but CP/M. Somehow I convinced my […]