Eavesdropping on Conversations that Changed History

We often take conversation for granted. But these interactions have the power to persuade, spur innovation and change the world. Just take a look.

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If you could listen in on one conversation from history, what would it be?

I found myself asking that question the other day. I was riding the train and trying to escape the discussion coming from the seat ahead of me. A fellow passenger was on the phone, pleading with someone, somewhere, to do something. “No really. Please? Come on…. Please, please?” Continue reading

Why is Bluetooth called “Bluetooth”?

Have you ever wondered where the name “Bluetooth” came from? You probably haven’t, but—curiously—the name for this modern technology traces back all the way to the Middle Ages and a Viking king.

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Bluetooth technology has become ubiquitous over the years and is the go-to standard for short-range wireless communications. There’s a good chance you’ve used Bluetooth today. You might even be listening to the latest pop tune on your Bluetooth headphones this very moment.

But how did Bluetooth end up getting its name? Continue reading