Pair reading. It's like, totally agile and stuff.
Do we mean popular as in lots of people like it, or as in lots of people use it?
This is not unlike the makers of the first horseless carriages who built them with saddles instead of instead of seats.
Why would they do that? Buckboards, stagecoaches and Surreys (with or without fringes on top) had bench seats.
I think Apple patented input by means of varying durations of keypresses. It was in here a few years back.
That may all be true, but it also isn't the reason she got elected to the Senate... She was the first Lady and Bill's wife, that is why...
Interesting. That made it mandatory to vote for her, did it?
You don't reach a position like she had at HP by failure and incompetence.
No, you demonstrate that afterwards.
As she did, in spades.
The key phrase is "Looking for a [junior|entry level]
While there may be the odd exception - perhaps companies that like to mould people in their own style - this usually means "we're cheapskates". Nobody would take a novice instead of a master, give the choice.
I'd look at some other sources if I were you.
Fighters with the guns pointing forward had been the norm since the middle of WW1. One example was the Hawker Hurricane, which was in service before the Spitfire was developed, and which outnumbered the Spitfire by about three to one in 1940. Both were generally considered inferior to the Me 109.
What really made the difference was radar plus Dowding's organisational system. Oh, and home advantage.
If it wasn't for Microsoft, we would still be on mainframes and mini-computers. Paying jacked up prices. For crap, frankly.
Smells like the "great man" theory of history. Sometimes it's true, i.e. if Winston Churchill hadn't been where he was we'd probably all be speaking German now.
In this case? Nah. If Microsoft hadn't done it, somebody else would - and possibly better.
They were second choice for the IBM contract. They only got it because the guy selling CP/M goofed off & missed the meeting.
Maybe the Germans, for lending them a load of money which they pissed up the wall instead of using it to drag their country into the 20th century.
One does not simply fly into Mordor.
Or you need the car for work.