.. for an earlier post - t<a href="http://beyondbridges.net/2016/03/historical-accuracy/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">his one actually.</a>  I have now updated the one thing I agree with in an email I received. Specifically, the reference to a picture of an audience at a GAWR concert as being an example of the sort of crowd one might expect if you tootled along to your average 'Death Metal' (sic) show. It turns out that GAWR <em>"operates in the subgenres of thrash, comedy rock and heavy metal."</em> ... and so obviously has <em>"absolutely nothing to do with Death Metal in any shape nor form." </em>

I agree, so to all offended – please accept my sincere apologies for such an egregious error.

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            <p class="p1"><img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-6977" src="http://beyondbridges.net/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/ce6r45cuaaahylssss.jpg" alt="ce6r45cuaaahylssss" width="2148" height="861" />It’s April Fools Day <strong>AND</strong> Apple’s Birthday. In fact they are '40 today', so in celebration they have raised the Jolly Roger at Infinite Loop.[ <a href="http://9to5mac.com/2016/04/01/apple-hangs-pirate-flag-over-infinite-loop-on-its-40th-birthday-2/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Thanks to 9-5 Mac</a> ].</p>

For my part it seemed pertinent  to highlight to share some of the highlights of how Apple (the company that nobody understands)  have consistently made fools of us all. In no particular order … Continue reading

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Been saying this for years – and I get particularly pissed off by those people on their huxter soapboxes the Presidential campaign trail that say any different. We need to think and work differently now.

Here’s the problem: Whether or not those manufacturing jobs could have been saved, they aren’t coming back, at least not most of them. How do we know? Because in recent years, factories have been coming back, but the jobs haven’t.

[ Source : Five Thirty Eight ]