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2013-12-17 Code & Computers

Plants Won’t Grow Near Wi-Fi

Student science experiment finds plants won’t grow near Wi-Fi router Ninth-graders design science experiment to…

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2013-10-22 Code & Computers

New Apple Mac Pro Inspired by School Basement Trashcan

My guess is that Jonny Ives was strolling through our school basement for design ideas….

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2013-06-22 Code & Computers

JavaScript: onclick vs mousedown

Recently, I used a JavaScript onclick listener to fire off a function when an a…

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2013-06-22 Code & Computers

Apple’s MacBook Air & the Summer of 2013

I love my MacBook Air. In fact, it has replaced my desktop computer. Apple laptops…

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2013-06-21 Code & Computers

Happy Birthday to the First Program Run from Memory

Happy Birthday! The first computer program to be run from memory was 65 years ago…

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2013-05-10 Code & Computers

ISS Switches to Linux

International Space Station Switches from Windows to Linux, for Improved Reliability By Sebastian Anthony on May 9,…

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2013-01-16 Code & Computers

Out- sourcing Your Own Job

Pretty funny but damn, this takes balls, and a complete lack of conscience or regard…

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2013-01-12 Code & Computers

U.S. Dept of Home- land Security & Java

Wow. Java and Oracle really getting beat up lately. Java seems to be following the…

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2013-01-08 Code & Computers

NYT Magazine Web Article – “Snow Fall”

Check out Snow Fall, a New York Times Magazine online article. Great use of HTML5/CSS3/jQuery,…

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2012-12-19 Code & Computers

/bin/rm -r -f * at Pixar

Here is a great story that I had not heard until now. Back in 1998,…

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2012-12-16 Code & Computers

Java at NYU

So, I just finished up a semester of Java at NYU as part of their…

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2012-12-14 Code & Computers

Microsoft Surface

Microsoft is really pushing their new Surface tablet and touchscreen OS. I have been seeing…

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2012-11-19 Code & Computers

Java Digital Magazine

With the help of Texterity, Oracle has begun publishing a glossy, bimonthly magazine focused on…

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2012-11-18 Code & Computers

Site Maps and Their Place in the Land of SEO Snakeoil

I’m not a fan of SEO tricks. I come across a lot companies not willing…

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2012-11-18 Code & Computers

99 Bottles of Beer

I thought that you might get a kick out of this (if you didn’t already…

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2012-11-18 Code & Computers

Is ASCII Art Making a Comeback?

I have noticed ASCII art showing up in commented out sections in the headers of…

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2012-11-18 Code & Computers

What is Stack? What is Heap?

I came across this nice explanation at max-pedia.com of the differences between stack and heap….

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2012-11-18 Code & Computers

The Continued Demise of Email as a Marketing Tool

From time to time, I have to attempt an explanation to a marketeer as to…

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2012-11-18 Code & Computers

Taliban Oopsie

We have all accidentally hit the “Reply All”, but this one is a big oopsie……

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2012-11-17 Code & Computers

What is a Hacker?

“A hacker is someone who thinks outside the box. It’s someone who discards conventional wisdom,…

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2012-11-17 Code & Computers

Book Review: HTML Dog

I read a LOT of reference books. I recently bought a Kindle so that I…

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2012-11-13 Code & Computers

Email RegEx

So, I have been using ^[a-z0-9_\+-]+(\.[a-z0-9_\+-]+)*@[a-z0-9-]+(\.[a-z0-9-]+)*\.([a-z]{2,4})$ to validate email addresses. Seems to work well. I…

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2012-11-13 Code & Computers

OpenCube Menu Creator

Check out OpenCube: Professional Site Navigation Software. I am sure that this is old news…

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2012-11-13 Code & Computers

CMS Envy

I was watching a lynda.com video and they mentioned CMS Matrix. WOW! A GREAT resource…

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2012-11-13 Code & Computers

Jakob Nielsen’s Alertbox

Jakob Nielsen is considered the guru of web usability. He writes a bi-weekly column called…

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