One of the icons provided by Apple to be used as an avatar for a user is a vinyl record. If you zoom the pic, the song listing that comes up is “1. Magic 2. Revolution 3. Boom! 4. Unbelievable” These words were often used by Steve Jobs in his Apple keynote speeches.
In 2005, Opera CEO, Jon Stephenson von Tetzchner, announced that he would swim across the Atlantic from Norway to the US if the version 8 of web browser received a million downloads in 4 days. The number was reached in just 2 days and Tetzchner went ahead with the challenge, though in vain. [more...]