Monday Blues, Ep. 9

Sometimes we all need some inspiration. It helps especially when there is that need to rejuvenate one’s thought process. Vimeo is a great medium that can be utilized to obtain visual inspiration. To date I haven’t found a video sharing site that offers such high quality videos. Below are a few videos I want to Read More…

Tech Term Tuesday, Issue 8

Captcha What is Captcha? Captcha is the acronym for Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart. It is a set of technologies used to verify that humans are performing various online transactions as opposed to a computer. Utilized as a means to prevent online fraud and spam, a captcha is normally Read More…

Monday Blues, Ep. 8

Earth Hour 2010 was in my opinion a tremendous success. Now in its third year, at 8:30 pm local time for an hour this past Saturday, the entire world participated in turning off non-essential lights and appliances to raise awareness towards the need to take action on climate change. Over 125 countries participated this year Read More…

Tech Term Tuesday, Issue 7

Cloud Computing What is Cloud Computing? Cloud Computing is the use of various applications and services over the Internet to perform functions that were traditionally done with software installed on an individual computer. The name cloud is an alternate word used to describe the Internet inspired by the cloud symbol used in diagrams and flowcharts Read More…

Monday Blues, Ep. 7

This past weekend, if many were not aware, one of the hot topics of conversation was that of being unplugged from technology. It was the first ever National Day of Unplugging. Organized by a nonprofit Jewish organization named Reboot, the aim of this event was to reinvent the traditions and rituals of Judaism for today’s Read More…

Tech Term Tuesday, Issue 6

Term: RSS What is RSS? RSS, which is the acronym for Really Simple Syndication, is a popular method for distributing Web content that changes frequently. Such web content includes news headlines, sports or general web announcements. Using RSS, Web content providers can easily create and deliver feeds of data such as news links, headlines, and Read More…

Monday Blues, Ep. 6

A few days ago, Forbes magazine released its 2010 List of Billionaires. This is a prestigious list that is generated yearly based on various factors including a person’s cash flow, personal property valuation and stakes in various business ventures or companies. In some cases some of those who made the list even provided copies of Read More…

Tech Term Tuesday, Issue 5

Term: Tethering What is Tethering? Tethering refers to using your cell phone as a medium for Internet access by connecting it to a computer or laptop. Over the years this has become a fairly common practice and has become extremely popular especially with later model mobile phones. Tethering can be extremely useful as there is Read More…

Monday Blues, Ep. 5

I enjoyed last night’s Oscars. This past year highlighted numerous crowd favorites, limited releases and films that can be instant classics. I particularly enjoyed Avatar, The Hurt Locker, The Messenger, Up and Coraline even though I would have preferred Avatar to win the best picture award. When most persons think of last night’s events, initial Read More…

Tweet Efficiently

Last month I discussed reasons for having a Twitter account and also ways twitter can benefit everyone. You can¬†review last month’s post in case you may have missed this article or need a quick refresher. Assuming that I was able to convince you on setting up a twitter account, you probably may be actively using Read More…