There’s no question that retailers sell tens of millions of cheap Windows laptops every year. But no one with a pair of eyes thinks such machines are of comparable quality to Apple MacBooks. Even without turning the machines on, anyone can see the difference in design and build quality. In fact, you don’t even need eyes — just pick them up and see which one squeaks. Apple is selling more MacBooks every quarter. Microsoft thinks it is sitting pretty because Best Buy has a 17-inch Dell for $650.
Another infographic. Interesting notes in the bottom right paragraph.
The east side of the bridge has a pedestrian walkway.
There are three different ways of showing time here, which is confusing. One is horizontal distance. The leftmost branch is 1998, the rightmost is 2009. Also there’s vertical distance. Foodista was acquired early in 2009, Zappos most recently. And last there’s color, with a key at the bottom.
Also, I’m not sure what it means for the green line to branch like that. Is it just aesthetics or is there a meaning?
An article posted today on New Scientist suggests that, over the course of a 150-minute film, audience members will miss an incredible fifteen minutes simply through the act of blinking – but also that people watching a film tend to blink at the same time.
AnnArbor.com launched yesterday. It looks really good, but I’m still going to tell you what I don’t like about it:
Also, is Kerrytown not a neighborhood?