( education / tech / computers ) Boston will become the second major city in the US to ban facial recognition software for government use after a unanimous city council vote, citing concerns of racial ... read more
( education / tech / computers ) The startup, called Humu, uses machine learning to parse through employee data and then 'nudges' workers to help them improve in areas that might make their work lives ... read more
( education / tech / computers ) After connectivity issues with the Disney during its launch yesterday, Vizio has announced it's working on an update for its SmartCast TVs that could help some users access the ... read more
( education / travel / computers ) The vessel is made by Florida-based Triton Submarines, which built the Limiting Factor submersible that made a record-breaking dive to the bottom of the Mariana Trench last year. ... read more
( education / tech / computers / internet ) It's a site called Patreon where they help creative people find patrons to support their work. My page is here: Patreon
"It would be amazing if I had any fans at all to help finance what I do!... read more
( education / tech / computers / internet ) Every time Facebook shows me one of those notices saying something like "Hey there, we've been going through all of your posts and thought you might like to share this compilation," I feel like I'm being approached by some creepy guy on the street opening his trench coat to show me all of the compromising photos of me that he' ... read more
( education / tech / computers / internet ) via Court to feds: Explain Marine's Facebook-postings arrest.
"Brandon Raub's case exposes the seedy underbelly of a governmental system that continues to target military veterans for expressing their discontent... read more
( education / tech / computers / internet ) NEWLY UPDATED version of this poll, here.
If you were on a deserted island with an Internet connection and a pug, but could only access ONE website, which site would it be? (BTW, the pug is irrelevant, I just like pugs!)
Facebook ... read more
( education / tech / computers / software ) I barely used it, but I found this interesting because I was once a word processor (human, not program) back in the mid-80s to early 90s.Whatever happened to WordStar... read more
( education / tech / computers ) Well, I've spent the better part of this long weekend trying to get not just a server setup, but a server with VMware setup. VMware is very cool virtualization software that's all the rage in the corporate world where I'm seemingly forever searching for a job in this crappy-ass economy. So, if I can learn it well, it will serve... read more
( education / tech / computers / internet ) It's a very old hoax. Anything with a headline like that and mentioning Microsoft, AOL and Good Morning America in the same email almost HAS to be a hoax these days, and this one is.
On Mon, Nov 15, 2010 at 8:05 PM, wrote:This is probably a hoax, but just in case it's not, I'm forwarding it.
Filed under: Internet... read more
( culture / tech / computers / environment ) There will be an E-Waste (computers, TV's, other electronics) collection held Saturday May 8 at the Walmart Supercenter located on Nolensville Pike a quarter mile south of Old Hickory Blvd. from 8 a.m. — 12 noon. Other sites will be announced as soon as possible. Please visit ... read more
( education / tech / computers / software ) Adding Safe Mode to your boot menuWindows VISTA and 7 require BCDEDIT for this. With XP (and NT and 2000), you can use any old text editor. First make sure the file is not marked Read Only. Then open and edit your boot.ini file.& ... read more
( education / tech / computers / software ) QUESTION: Is there any way to turn off the loud BEEP sound that occurs when Intel Proset detects a wireless network? I've tried going to control panel and muting all the sounds, but that doesn't seem to work.ANSWER: Try going into Intel ProSet Wireless, Tools, Application Settings, uncheck Show Alert Notifications.If that doesn't fix it, try g ... read more
( education / tech / computers / software ) QUESTION: I can't paste anything into Outlook, but I can into Word, etc.ANSWER: Open Microsoft Word, go to TOOLS OPTIONS Select the SAVE tab and uncheck Embed smart tags.Also, there's a security feature in Outlook that, in certain situations requires that you have a New Mail window open first, THEN paste into. In other words, you can't c ... read more
( education / tech / computers / internet ) Just visited these sites, and my antivirus popped-up saying it had blocked a Trojan Horse coming from there (or one of their links): http://thefrist.org http://fixit.in I'll add to this list whenever it happens again.... read more
( education / tech / computers / internet ) Got a tip, thought I'd share it here. Add the following to your HOSTS file (C:WindowsSystem32driversetchosts): #fix for ytimg.exe browser hang problem
220.127.116.11 static.cache.l.google.com s.ytimg.com
Then from a Windows command prompt (DOS box), run: ipconfig /flushdns ... read more
( education / tech / computers ) A new look!
Now, if I could just get people to look! :)
"For in-home/on-site computer repair service in and around Nashville
(remove viruses, connect to the Internet, setup new systems, fix myriad problems)." ... read more
( education / tech / computers ) Just because the From is spoofed, it doesn't mean your email account is compromised.
See: Ask Leo
And here's a complete example, though they vary slightly:
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( education / tech / computers ) Well, after going round and round with firmware updates, rebooting and factory resetting, the Scheduled Off feature on the R6120 Router (Firmware Version V18.104.22.168) simply DOES NOT work. And that was the only reason we bought this rather than use the WiFi function that came with our AT&T router. Oh well, just FYI. ... read more