head over to Amazon and pick up this incredible new book on Atari - Atari Inc. Business is Fun
This is a good book though. Halfway through it myself. If you have a remote interest in Atari, it's a goldmine of info, background and nuggets that hadn't seen the light of day before. Just ignore the typos. Great pics too.
Atari choose a very vertical market - hobby consumer oriented
Not so much in Europe. The ST/TT (more TT) was marketed quite aggressively to business - look at the DTP bundle of Mega ST, laser printer and software that was done. A lot of very high end software came out of Germany and elsewhere to support this. I can't find the numbers now but at one point Atari was the number 3 seller of 'business computers' in Europe, around 1988-89.
A note about the tape, too: of course that's only good if the skin is damaged. The frame is the important part, the skin just flows the air around the frame.
Alegendly it was about 4 feet of damaged area. Can't ask him now, he died a few years ago,
Fuel dump evaporates before it hits the ground.
Fair enough but what's all the greasy residue you get all over your house, car etc if you live near an airport? General exhaust gunk?
A spokesman for Boeing said they were "absolutely confident in the reliability and performance of the 787,"
Why do they ever bother with these quotes - what else are they expected to say? As Mandy Rice Davies once said when asked to comment about a Lord denying he had anything to do with her, "Well, he would, wouldn't he"