absolute

absolute: Philosophically, it may be considered as the unknowable, the thing-in-itself; as that ultimate nonrelative that is the basis of all relation; as the ultimate, all-comprehensive principle in which all differences and distinctions are merged. Um, I found a bookmark from when I was reading this encyclopedia. This is where I am stopping.

A Penny for Your Thoughts, and 1.4 Cents for the Penny

This is a great story. The slowness the U.S. Mint is reacting to change is costing them. More than just the cost of the metals go into making pennies, so we could easily be close to 2 cents to produce a single penny. However, the U. S. Mint doesn’t exactly sell the money it makes,… Continue reading A Penny for Your Thoughts, and 1.4 Cents for the Penny

Highlighting

Why, oh why, doesn’t Adobe include the highlighter tool in Acrobat Reader? I understand the intent of the tool. For the person creating the document to highlight the important parts. Perhaps though the people reading the document would like to highlight the important parts. For an off-computer example, students highlight parts of text books. So… Continue reading Highlighting