Tag Archives: computer

Computer teachers threaten protest

Members of the Computer Adhiyapak Union raise slogans during a state-level convention in Jalandhar on Sunday. Tribune Photo Jalandhar, September 1 Irate over the apathetic attitude of the state government towards their long-pending demands, computer teachers, under the banner of the Computer Adhiyapak Union, organised a state-level convention at the Desh Bhagat Yadgaar Hall here today and decided… Read More »

Udemy Class Review: How To (Incorrectly) Build a Computer From Scratch, Circa 1999

For people that work in tech like myself, building a computer is second nature. I often build and tear down two full desktops a week, and others that work in PC repair shops or build custom systems for clients may create a dozen or more computers in the same time period. If you have never built a computer… Read More »

The Story of the Apollo Guidance Computer, Part 2

In the late 1950’s, before NASA had any intentions of going to the Moon – or needing a computer to get there — the MIT Instrumentation Laboratory had designed and built a small prototype probe they hoped would one day fly to Mars (read the background in part 1 of this story here).  This little probe used a small,… Read More »

Here’s how to set up your computer to work productively from home

Personally, I love working from home because it means I get to avoid the London Underground during rush hour (aka hell on earth) and it allows me to do my job at my own pace. Having said this, being a remote worker can get a little monotonous and I find myself struggling to remain focused and productive. With this… Read More »

How to program greater diversity among Mississippi’s computer science grads

Makenzie, Mariah and Makayla are triplets who, by the age of 13, have created websites, programmed a handheld Raspberry Picomputer and given orders to a small, white robot called Sphero. The three black girls from Columbus, Mississippi are part of a Mississippi State University program called Bulldog Bytes — an initiative that aims to give girls and teachers hands-on experience with… Read More »

A computer virus has thrown Philadelphia’s court system into chaos

Since May 21st, a virus has shut down Philadelphia’s online court system, bringing network access to a standstill. The problems started unexpectedly: suddenly, no one could seem to access the system to file documents. “It wasn’t working,” says Rachel Gallegos, a senior staff attorney with the civil legal aid organization Community Legal Services. “I thought it was my… Read More »

Ecuador Defends Handover of Julain Assange Documents, Computer Hardware to US

Quito: Ecuador confirmed Tuesday it would hand over to the United States documents and computer hardware belonging to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, insisting it was complying fully with the law. The prosecutor’s office in Quito would determine “what goods should or should not be shared,” said Foreign Minister Jose Valencia, who confirmed the handover in an interview with Ecuador’s… Read More »

Every business must be a computer system innovator

There used to be a differentiation between “high technology” product companies that relied on proprietary innovative computer technology for their business success and “non-tech” businesses that viewed computer systems as the engines enabling good accounting systems. This has dramatically changed because of major advances in computer systems and software technology. Of course, we have computer technology companies selling… Read More »

Want to study in UK? Check out the new trends in Computer Science and Electronic Engineering

Computer science and electronic engineering courses continue to be hugely attractive to Indian students choosing to study in the UK. Computer science and electronic engineering courses continue to be hugely attractive to Indian students choosing to study in the UK because of the exciting possibilities of the latest technologies and the job opportunities they offer. These courses can… Read More »

Newfane schools’ computer system restored

NEWFANE — Newfane Central School District’s computer servers are up and running again after a recent forced shutdown to prevent the spread of a virus found on an elementary school computer. According to district Superintendent Michael Baumann, an anomaly was detected on a single computer Dec. 5 as security software scanned the system. The anomaly was identified as… Read More »