Straying from your standard email sign-off and trying some alternatives

Straying from your standard email sign-off and trying some alternatives 1

If you need something formal All My Best Best Best Regards Best Wishes Congratulations Cordially Faithfully Goodbye Looking Forward Regards Respectfully Sending You the Best Sincerely Sincerely Yours Speak With You Soon Take Care Warm Regards Warm Wishes Warmly Wishing You a Wonderful Day Yours Yours Truly If you want something friendly Cheers Enjoy Your … Read moreStraying from your standard email sign-off and trying some alternatives

Internet is the new Library of Alexandria

Internet is the new Library of Alexandria 2

Without computers, we would not have the Internet, but the Internet far supersedes the computer in order of importance. It is fair to say that the Internet is the new Library of Alexandria. The Internet now stores an immense portion of human knowledge and it is not just available to an elite few – it … Read moreInternet is the new Library of Alexandria

International Space Station – Wonder of the Technological World

International Space Station - Wonder of the Technological World 3

About 70 years ago the world fell into one of the greatest wars known to man. Not so many years after that we were thrown into the cold war. Who would have believed that before the end of the 20th century, countries which were mortal enemies for most of this century would join together to … Read moreInternational Space Station – Wonder of the Technological World

Google was stored on 4GB hard drives

Google was stored on 4GB hard drives 4

Long ago in the earliest times of Google’s development at Stanford University, the company’s search engine algorithms were stored on 10 separate 4GB hard drives. The approach to Google’s link structure to surf the web requires a lot of space for the day, and using a lot of hard drives is the only way to … Read moreGoogle was stored on 4GB hard drives

How the gun in the original Duck Hunt knew if you actually hit something

Duck Hunt zapper

The Duck Hunt gun primarily just consists of a button (the trigger) and a photodiode (light sensor). When you pull the trigger, this causes the sport to form the TV screen go utterly black for one frame. At this point, the game uses the light sensor to sample the black color it’s reading from your … Read moreHow the gun in the original Duck Hunt knew if you actually hit something

In North Korea Only a Select Few Are Allowed To Use The Internet

In North Korea Only a Select Few Are Allowed To Use The Internet 5

One of the greatest threats that could potentially topple Kim Jong-un‘s regime is information. If information from the outside world made its way into the hands of average North Koreans, it could incite a revolution that would throw Kim’s reign into jeopardy and alter the lives of every person in the country. Internet access in … Read moreIn North Korea Only a Select Few Are Allowed To Use The Internet

Apple really charging $999 for a monitor stand

Apple really charging $999 for a monitor stand 6

While Apple announced onstage that the nifty magnetically attached Pro Stand — which allows the screen to tilt, angle, and even rotate from landscape to portrait modes — would be sold separately for an extra $999, the company didn’t mention that it along with the $199 VESA mount adapter, which will require you to buy … Read moreApple really charging $999 for a monitor stand

hashtag #myNYPD Twitter campaign backfires

hashtag #myNYPD Twitter campaign backfires 7

After attempting a twitter campaign under the hashtag #myNYPD that was meant to show people happily posing with local officers….well, lets just say it backfired in a very predictable way. Users were asked to tweet a photo of themselves with officers and add the hashtag #myNYPD as part of a social media campaign.  But instead … Read morehashtag #myNYPD Twitter campaign backfires