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Seven years ago, I posted this concept of the logical evolution of the smartphone.  I called my invention the iHand 5:

Fast forward to a few days ago, when I came across the following New York Times article on the successor to the smartphone, nearly the way I had envisioned it:

Some nerds in Silicon Valley are obviously fans of the blog.  Maybe Tim Cook himself?

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Credit:  New York Times, October 23, 2023

The wealth effect is even more evident when one takes into account that poorer students are less likely to take the SAT test.  The New York Times article points this out as well.

I’m guessing that my parents’ income rank was in the top 30-40% nationwide when I took my first SAT test 55 years ago.  They had me take the test three times; unfortunately, since my parents did not get richer, my test scores did not significantly improve.

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Karsten's Driveway Signature

Or, how to turn 20 sticks of chalk into 43 pieces in less than 10 minutes.

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