Tag Archive: technology

Sep 02 2014

The Good and Bad Uses of Aerial Drones

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By now, you’ve probably seen a lot of articles about aerial drones. Everyone seems to have the science-fiction view of what drones are and what they can do. Unfortunately, with technology, where some people see innovation and providing a service, others see drones as an opportunity to be exploited for more nefarious uses. We’ve already …

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Aug 01 2014

Reddit AMA: Gig City Solves Net Neutrality Debate

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There you have it. In one question, the issues with Net Neutrality are solved. EPB Fiber Optics in Chattanooga, TN has poignantly and elegantly pointed out the problem with the nation’s largest Internet service providers. As you can see from the screenshot above, it seems like the most important question was asked first of EPB …

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Feb 06 2013

Be Even More Productive By Using More Than 2 Monitors

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I’ve always said that having 2 monitors in a work environment is better than one.  The simple fact is that you can see more information on the screen at one time, which makes you more productive. A couple of years ago, I wrote an article about purchasing an USB adapter to allow you to connect …

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Jan 03 2013

Why Now Isn’t The Time To Purchase A Big-Screen TV…

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The enticement to purchase a big-screen TV is always driven by someone’s will and desire to have something like that. They just decide one day that they want to have a car, or house or a big-screen TV. There may not be anything you can do about persuading them not to purchase those types of …

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Dec 31 2012

LEHSYS: My Good And Bad From 2012

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This is my last post for 2012. Technology is one of those things that keeps you on your toes and is ever-changing. You can never released seem to get on top of it, and you can never get enough information. Over the past year I’ve wrote many articles about various different things; things that interest …

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Nov 08 2012

Technology and Educational Toys, Not So Educational, Study Suggests

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Educational toys and other technology carrying the “educational” seal of approval lacks evidence supporting this claim, according to a study presented in a Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. According to the study named D Is for Digital, out of the 69 video games they have studied, only 2 of them had an educational curriculum …

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Nov 05 2012

Infographic: Geeks vs. Nerds

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Geeks and nerds are often misidentified. In fact, the terms are sometimes used interchangeably. Despite what you may have heard, geeks and nerds are distinct groups of people who share certain traits but who differ in some subtle and some not-so-subtle ways. Both groups love new technology. Both groups love arguing over the technical merits …

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Oct 26 2012

The Innate And Inescapable Keyboard

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It’s really funny that if you look at the history of the personal computer, the keyboard is probably the longest standing friend to the personal computer and it seems to be pretty well-established; and damn near impossible to get rid of… Watching the race of touchscreens, portable devices, smart phones and whatever else comes along; …

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Aug 24 2012

Advantages of VOIP Phone Systems

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Technology is making its way into every aspect of life, including business. As technology advances, certain gadgets are becoming more sensible and necessary in the workplace. Below are a few reasons why you should invest in alternative methods of communication than the typical land line.

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Aug 22 2012

How Angie’s & Craig’s Lists Have Changed Internet Exchange

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The beauty and the frustration of the internet lies in the fact that it is constantly changing. The rapid influx of new websites, new methods of driving web traffic, and new trends has effectively eliminated the phrase “business as usual” from any understanding of internet exchange. Certain companies, however, have managed to maintain relatively unchanged …

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