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November 16, 2018

Greetings Infomaniacs,

Pre Black FridayCongratulations to Arbuta McKee who won this week's "Mind Scrambler". Here was the scrambler:

What ends in a W, has no beginning, and is always in the present?

ANSWER: Now.

Enjoy!

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WHO SAID IT?

QUOTE: "The greatest task before civilization at present is to make machines what they ought to be, the slaves, instead of the masters of men."

HINT: (1859-1939), British physician, writer, and social reformer who studied human sexuality.

RANDOM TIDBITS

 
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In July 1981 Japanese factory worker Kenji Uraba became "the first known fatality caused by a robot."

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Grace Hopper coined the term computer bug when a moth shorted out her computer.

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The distress signal before SOS was CQD, which meant "come quick danger."

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The first email was sent over the Internet in 1972.

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In 1995, personal computers outsold televisions in the United States, and the number of e-mail messages exceeded stamped letters.

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In 1997 about one third of American homes had computers. In 2005 the number was two thirds.

Weekly Mind-Scrambler

Look for a new mind scrambler in Monday's issue of Trivia!

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Answer will be posted in Friday's Trivia Today. Good Luck! If your name appears in Friday's newsletter, EMAIL MICHELE your complete name and address to be shipped your prize.

Be sure to put "Winner" in the subject line.

WHO SAID IT?

QUOTE: "The greatest task before civilization at present is to make machines what they ought to be, the slaves, instead of the masters of men."

ANSWER: Havelock Ellis.