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Programming Languages (2)
I have a feeling this will be a topic I will cover at length repeatedly, and each time I will have learned things since my previous installments. The [...]
Would Apple have done better with the Mac OS on the IBM PC?
I’ve seen, unusually, a few discussions revolving around Apple products which seem to go forward with an assumption that the original 128K Macintosh [...]
MIDI Madness
Nowadays, game music is all digitized. For the most part, it sounds identical between different systems- with only small variations, and the speakers are [...]
The Various Acts of the Security Circus
Software and computer security has always been a rather important topic. As our systems become more interdependent and connected- and we expose ourselves [...]
Music Applications, CD Burning, and the BSOD
Winamp is a rather old program, and to some people it represents a bygone era- the late 90’s and early 2000’s in particular. However I’ve not found any [...]
The 286 that isn’t
A couple of weeks ago, I thought it would be neat to get a computer similar to my first PC; which was a 286. I’d actually been considering the prospect for [...]
The deprecation of Microsoft Paint
A while ago, it came out that Microsoft Paint would be deprecated going forward on Windows 10, replaced, instead, with Paint 3D. There have been loads of [...]
Open Live Writer–Recommendation
A quick ol’ post to recommend this excellent piece of software, For the longest time I just used the built-in WordPress Editor to write, save, edit, etc. [...]
Windows 10 “Game Mode”
For a while now Windows 10 has had a “Game Mode” feature. I’m rather mixed on the feature myself, but generally find it strange. [...]
Mo’ Memory, Mo’ Problems
I’m writing this, right now, on a computer from 1999; a Rev C iMac G3 system that I got off Craigslist for $20. This system has 64MB of memory and a 333Mhz [...]