Sip of the Day – October 8, 2011

Sip of the DayWindows 8 – The Desktop – Lifehacker

Titera’s Tidbit: Encyclopedia
In the sixteenth century, the English scholar and book collector Thomas Elyot conceived a series of treatises embracing “all human learning”. Calling this a “circle of doctrine”, Elyot drew on his knowledge of the classics and coined the term “encyclopaedia”, made up of the Greek words for “wheel” and “education”. The first modern work to earn the term, the Encyclopaedia Britannica, was originally published in Scotland in 1768.

Sippets:
A Moving Tribute Video to Steve Jobs
Cute Old Couple Learning to Use a Webcam
A Deaf Woman Hears Herself for the First Time
Around the World in 60 Seconds: Rare View of Earth
Super Sip Site – Tech Concepts You Always Wanted To Learn About

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