( education / tech / computers / internet ) I've been in middle Tennessee the past 25 years, grew up in northern California, spent most of my 20s in L.A., but according to this site I should move to New England. They say...
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( education / tech / computers / software ) In Windows 7 (and possibly earlier and later versions), use NETPLWIZ and check (or uncheck) the box that says something to the effect of require users to enter passwords. Make sure that your own username is highlighted before you check/uncheck that box.... read more
( education / tech / computers ) From NeverWare.com at neverware.com
"Ready to turn your computer into a Chrome device? You're in the right spot. The Home edition is our free version of CloudReady, intended only for personal us ... read more
( education / tech / computers / internet ) 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:
Hi, your account was recently hacked! M... read more
( education / tech / computers / internet ) Useful site to see if it's your connection (or firewall) or the site itself that's having a problem: Is It Down Right Now?
Someone emailed us about their tool here: websiteplanet.com/webtools/down-or-not... read more
( education / tech / computers / software ) I'm going to try running Windows in a virtual machine after installing Linux on my PC, as per these instructions: superuser.com. It'll probably suck (because Linux sucks), but after all of NSA's Windows backdoors were published online (somewhere, look it up), I'm almost afraid to use my W... read more
( education / tech / computers / internet ) Makes me laugh when Facebook asks why I think something is funny or amazing. I'm thinking "Bite me. I don't have the time or inclination to teach your artificial 'intelligence' algorithms what it means to be human." Not that it could ever understand it, anyway.... 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! Tha... read more
( education / tech / computers / software ) Installing Ubuntu Linux on my Chromebook as per these instructions: lifehacker. I hope it works! And I hope I like it. I got tired of some of the limitations of the ChromeOS. I'll still be able to toggle back and forth between the t... 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's collected ... read more
( education / tech / computers / internet ) Here's a cool website I just learned of:
"In an age where everything seems to have been explored and there is nothing new to be found, we celebrate a different way of looking at the world. If you're searching for miniature cities, glass flowers, book... read more
( education / tech / computers / internet ) Some of these Google Chrome extensions want permission to "... read and change all your data on the websites you visit." What the ...? Why would I give ANYONE that kind of permission? ... read more
( education / tech / computers / internet ) Some headlines Google News mistakenly thought I'd be interested in ...
Is Jeb Bush Right About Barack Obama and Donald Trump? — The mainstream (pro-Bush/Clinton) media keep pretending Jeb is relevant.
Kanye West named GQ's Most Stylish Man once again — I'm all about Kanye! Not.
50 Cent's ... read more
( life / money / employment / computers ) And then the third stage (my words, not theirs) will be when people realize how irritating and stupid these computers are. Consumers, otherwise known as people, will stop using services that are overly-computerized, and bosses everywhere will be forced to trash their computerized systems in favor of good old-fashioned humans.
via ... 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 over Am... read more
( education / tech / computers / internet ) 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 - 3 votes
Google - 2 votes
Kindle - 1 votes
Twitter - 1 votes
Your webmail - 1 votes
Other - 1 votes
Pinterest - 0 votes
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( 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 / internet ) Care2 - largest online community for healthy and green living, human rights and animal welfare.
"You Care. We Care2.Be a part of the world's largest community for good."... read more
( education / tech / computers / internet ) Just the other day I had bought a second wi-fi router from a seller on Craigslist to daisy-chain the two together (somehow) to improve the wireless signal throughout my house. No, it's not a big house.Anyway, last night our power went out for about a minute. No big deal, I thought, other than having to reset all the digital clocks. I'll give you ... 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 me well. Vi ... 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
( education / tech / computers / hardware ) 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 ) I got an error in a program that was in some foreign language I didn't even recognize, let alone understand. I went to translate.Google.com and typed in one of the words and chose Detect language in the Translate from... box. It told me the wor ... 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 vi ... read more