Remains of the Day: Dance party
Apple does the corporate recruiting dance, one NBA player taps his way to a new salary, and nobody puts Woz in a corner. The remainders for Wednesday, July 11, 2012 are cutting a rug.
Straight out of Cupertino, it’s a corporate recruiting video for Apple. If you’ve ever wondered whether or not you could work at Apple, this video really boils it down to one question: Can you withstand Apple HR chief Joel Podolny’s unnerving, unblinking stare?
Deron Williams signs contract on iPad (Twitter)
NBA player Deron Williams signed his $98 million contract with the Brooklyn Nets on an iPad. Naturally, we presume Apple takes 30 percent.
Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak to Join Mike Daisey Onstage at Woolly Mammoth on Aug. 4 (Washington City Paper)
Apparently media critics aren’t the only ones invited to see Mike Daisey re-kick off his one-man show about Apple. Steve Wozniak—the man, the myth, the Segway-polo-playing legend—will join Daisey for a Q&A after the August 4 show. Surely I can’t be the only one hoping that they will clear the stage for a dance number.
Office for Mac 2011 14.2.3 - Most importantly, this update to Microsoft’s productivity suite fixes a security hole that could have allowed malefactors to gain elevated system privileges. (To exploit that vulnerability, said malefactor would need valid log-in credentials and be able to install a malicious program on your system, then another user would need to log in and unknowingly run that program.) Also fixes problems with PivotTables in Excel, IMAP accounts in Outlook, and Full Screen View in Word.