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Linux: “A Programming OS”?
I don’t get why Linux is associated with programming so heavily. Or why it is said to be "good for programmers". Now, I have some personal [...]
Operating System for “Programming”
Over the last few years – more than a decade, really – it seems that, somehow, *nix- and Linux in particular, has been tagged as being some [...]
How HDD Manufacturer’s Shaped the Metric System
Nowadays, we’ve got two official ways of measuring memory and storage. They can be measured via standard Metric Prefixes, such as Megabytes (MB) or [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
New Processors and Windows 7 and 8/8.1
There has been some concern and even repudiation about Microsoft’s decision to not provide updates to Windows 7, 8, and 8.1 when run on hardware [...]
UAC: Vista to Now
User Account Control, or UAC, was a feature introduced to Windows in Windows Vista. With earlier versions of Windows, the default user accounts had full [...]
Perceived obsolescence
For quite some time now the idea of planned obsolescence has been somewhat commonplace. Computers in particular are often quickly considered out of date or [...]
Fixing Broken Windows “Apps”
Windows 8 introduced the concept of a Windows “App”. This has moved forward through Windows 8.1 and Windows 10. Effectively, these [...]
“They really did it this time!”
One interesting trend I’ve noticed on tech-related blogs and articles is a strange focus on Linux- for example, “10 reasons to switch to [...]