In our celebration of women in history who have contributed to the advancement of technology, today I present Ada Lovelace. Ada Lovelace was actually Ada, Countess of Lovelace, and she was born the only legitimate child of Lord Byron, the poet, and his wife, Lady Wentworth, in 1815. How did […]
As you start learning more about computers and doing various projects, you’ll come across the term “architecture.” You may have some vague notion about the type of CPU you have, but aren’t sure what the term really means. Well, okay, I had some vague notion but didn’t know what it […]
We all have them. Old computers lying around collecting dust. Granted, these days, we’re more likely to have old laptops lying around than old desktop PCs. But there are still those of us who hang on to days gone by and fondly remember sitting down at the desk to type […]
I always like to share cool tech articles I find. This Ars Technica article takes a different approach on picking out computer parts for your build. Instead of going through specs for each part, it starts with answering the question: What are you doing with this computer? It asks you […]
We’ve all heard the scandal about Facebook giving data to Cambridge Analytica for election shenanigans. Also, as a close follower of financial news, I’ve seen the Big Tech stocks’ falls in March drag the rest of the stock market down with them. Big Tech is made up of the biggest […]
I talk a lot about Linux here, and I encourage everyone to try it out if you haven’t yet. How do you go about selecting said Linux distribution (distro for short)? I’m going to go over some of the most popular distributions and their history. I’ll also go over the […]
What is the difference between working with tech or working in tech? While the difference may be obvious, there are ways of working that depend on the answer to whether you work with or in tech. Why does knowing this matter?
Here I am on my day off perusing the internets. I’m just wandering wherever my mind takes me – searching for news on topics I like – looking for new projects I can try when I finish the 19 I’m working on currently – searching for fixes of issues I’ve […]
I heard recently that Mozilla has released a Firefox snap. What the heck is a snap and is it something I could use?
One of the issues this blog likes to focus on is the importance of a diverse workforce. I happen to work in the geospatial industry. Here is an article I came across in Trajectory magazine about the importance of having women cartographers. While it focuses on women, you can extend […]