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Computing Advances

It seems to me…. “It’s hardware that makes a machine fast. It’s software that makes a fast machine slow.” ~ Craig Bruce. Very few people actually care how their computing or communication devices actually work at the component level – … Continue reading

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System Failure

It seems to me… “Never trust a computer you can’t throw out a window.”  ~ Steve Wozniak. Computers are fantastic devices – when they work.  When they (them, not us…) have problems, they become a source of stress, aggregation, and … Continue reading

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Cloud Computing

It seems to me… “Our industry is going through quite a wave of innovation and it’s being powered by a phenomenon which is referred to as the cloud.”  ~ Steve Ballmer. Sometimes the future very closely resembles the past; remember … Continue reading

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