October, 2011

Happy Halloween: Is Your Computer a Monster

Happy Halloween everyone!  In keeping with today’s theme of the scary and light-hearted I wanted to give you a chance to compare your computer to some of our favorite movie monsters from years gone by.  Then I will assign each monster computer an arbitrary Scared Nerd Rating so that you know how your computer will terrify your tech of choice. Frankenstein’s Monster We all know the...

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The DSL Filter Trick

The DSL Filter Trick

One of my favorite things to say is, “You learn something new every day.”  I don’t know how true that is, but I’m positive that I don’t know everything there is to know and it turns out that I’m reminded of that fact on a fairly regular basis (nearly daily) by learning something new.  Recently I learned something new about a piece of technology that I had thought I had left in the...

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How Do You Explain Virtualization?

How Do You Explain Virtualization?

Have you ever heard of Virtualization?  If you’ve heard of it, do you know what it is?  If you know what it is, could you explain it?  If you can explain it, could you make your Mom understand it?  Most readers might answer yes to the first question.  There will be far less who can answer yes to the second question.  As for the last two, forget about it. The problem here isn’t with the...

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