Microsoft History Trivia & Facts

Trivia Question: What device did Microsoft introduce in 1983 that initially stumped many computer users and was once quarantined by Canadian Customs officials? Answer: The Microsoft Mouse Trivia Question: How many lines of code did Windows 2000 contain? Answer: Over 30 million Trivia Question: On average, how many e-mail messages are sent internally by Microsoft […]

Inspiring Quotations about Prison from Nelson Mandela from his Autobiography

In the winter of 1964, Nelson Mandela arrived on Robben Island, off the coast from Bloubergstrand, Cape Town, South Africa. It was here in a prison that Mandela would spend eighteen of his twenty-seven years of prison sentence before he would be freed just prior to the fall of apartheid in South Africa. The racist […]

Books Recommended by Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley recommends the following books to young employees, interns, and job candidates for their continued education of the financial industry. History Tidbit: The Founding of Morgan Stanley In 1933, the Glass-Steagall Act, and the broader U.S. Banking Act of 1933, mandated that commercial banking and investment banking operations could not function under a single […]

MicroSpeak—A Guide to Microsoft Corporate Lingo and Community Jargon

There are many examples of jargon in the workplace. An absolute censure of corporate jargon is simply off the mark as is undue reliance on the use of such jargon. When used correctly and where used fittingly, corporate jargon can truly be a way to talk concisely about complex topics in the right context with […]

Winston Churchill’s Famous Sense of Humor

Winston Churchill was one of the most eminent and one of the most debated men of the 20th Century. Churchill was greatly admired at this time of his career (having just won the war) and recaptured his seat in Parliament to represent the Woodford constituency. The British people nevertheless were exhausted of war and didn’t […]