Dolby Laboratories founder Ray Dolby died today in San Francisco at the age of 80. He’ll be remembered as the man who made the movies sound as spectacular as they look. Today, his technology is used in basically every movie theater in the country.
The sweatshirt that Trayvon Martin was wearing the night he was fatally shot by George Zimmerman in Sanford, Florida has piqued the interest of Lonnie Bunch, director of the Smithsonian’s National Mus …
In case you don’t know, there’s a tumblr about the patents, history, discoveries, quotes and people behind IBM. The interesting thing about is all the post well designed, the people behind this blogs perfectly know what tumblr loves: typography, quotes and gifs. I’m not sure if this a official tumblr of IBM but the about page says that is managed by Cecilia Correa and Marco Pereira. Check it! You will find cool gifs and facts!: ibmblr.tumblr.com
Everything you are and everything you have is because of that butler.
I’m so grateful for the people that have come before me and paved a way on a road that probably seemed the most treacherous and hopeless. They kept working hard and pushing. They kept fighting through a system they knew was built against them. I’m here as a young Black woman, that has been giving so many opportunities because of such persevering people. Many of you will think this is just another “slave movie,” I see it as a reminder to carry your torch high and press forward, a way to look back while fighting towards a better future. Like it or not, our history has not always been glamorous as many of us like to “recollect” when discussing African antiquity but we are here because so many of our ancestors, who were violently ripped away from all they ever knew, fought to make a better life for posterity. Do not continue to feel entitled, be grateful to God that you’ve come from a strong people and work as hard as they worked… love as hard as they loved… and pray as hard as they prayed.