DISCREET OR DISCRETE

This one took me by surprise.  I don’t think I’ve ever used the word discreet.  Wrong, of course.  Both are adjectives, but each has its own meaning and use. DISCREET is defined by Oxford Dictionaries as: “Careful and prudent in one’s speech or actions, especially in order to keep something confidential or to avoid embarrassment” …

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A Touch of History

“Historians consider the first touch screen to be a capacitive touch screen invented by E.A. Johnson at the Royal Radar Establishment, Malvern, UK, around 1965 - 1967. The inventor published a full description of touch screen technology for air traffic control in an article published in 1968” [https://www.thoughtco.com/who-invented-touch-screen-technology-1992535] Believe it or not, there was a …

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