Posts Tagged ‘computers’

The Remi Review Episode 14 – Crank Turners

August 6, 2012

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Top 6 Worst Computer Viruses of All Time

July 15, 2011

Pop-ups, slow downs, restarts, program failures, and a computer bogged down. Mysterious new files are created, old important ones are deleted. Whatever you were working on gets interrup. . . .  Fight it? Might stop working altogether. Kill it? Too adaptive– a technerd updates it remotely. They invade our privacy and leach our information- even our money! These are the worst computer viruses: (more…)

Filthy Kitchen Article: Multi-tasking

December 18, 2009

Alright, I know some people preach this as the greatest upgrade in efficiency since the mechanical man. Multitasking is pretty fantastic, but its position in the hierarchy of efficiency must be considered. If you multi-task poorly, you risk doing a crappy job of any of your particular tasks. But more importantly, poor multitasking can interfere with your efficiency and lengthen the time it takes to finish. (more…)

Help Yourself, the new customer service model.

May 20, 2009


Everyone loves having their computer dilemmas resolved by some self righteous prick on a help forum who has nothing better to do with his time than mock your lack of knowledge and assert dominance. Remember a time when you didn’t have to kiss some loser’s ass on a help forum? When resolving your problems meant calling the company and having a self righteous prick on staff walk you through it? (more…)

Make your site make sense. Quick easy tips for an effective website.

March 29, 2009


1)Avoid the lake of fire.
Picture an old action movie. The hero needs to skip across the tops of stones to avoid falling down to the floor which is a pool of hot lava. Many websites use this design. Do not over-link your site. Often while surfing, people will come across the sites where absolutely everything on the screen is active. Like the hero, the visitor is forced to skip across the surface of the screen being careful not to touch lest they be taken away from the front page information they are trying to read. (more…)

Blogging, how to get started and build traffic

January 5, 2009


One thing for sure about bloggering, what with the competition, new comers need a good strategy to bring people to their site. If you’ve got an audience already somewhere, use that to get going- hand out your web address at events, to clients and whatnot. Ok too obvious. But if you’re really at scratch, man, you’ve gotta use (more…)

Information Storage

November 10, 2008


Information Storage

We can all have a good chuckle about ‘computers‘ back during their conception. Mammoth machines filling an entire room just to accomplish a few simple computations. Today, processors, hard drives, all computer components seem to relentlessly get faster and smaller. So where will it end? Is there a size limit to information?

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No, it doesn’t (more…)