The old joke points out that three most important words in real estate value have are “location, location, location.” That’s true on the web as well, and if you’re not making he most of your URLs (Universal Resource Locations) to let search engines know what your pages are about, you’re missing out on a best practice that’s easy to adopt.
Sound Quality – Mic: Good (click here for audio sample) Sound Quality – Speakers: Good Comfort: Fair (larger heads may find a tight fit) Controls: Easy to use, clearly marked (Skype answer button requires downloaded software – see links) For online audio work, including Skype and conferencing, I like a simple corded headset to [...]
I’ve taken quite a few certification exams, including all the ones needed for an Microsoft Certified System Engineer (MSCE) and a Project Manager Professional (PMP), but looking around at IT position descritions, or just listening to the news, it’s clear that if you’re going to work in IT today, or more importantly, tomorrow, you’re going [...]
AXE was promoting its new “Apollo” with the tagline, “Nothing beats an astronaut.” We think it’s a deodorant, which is certainly useful in space, but really, we’re not sure. The campaign isn’t just ads though, as they’re sponsoring 22 people on a trip into space, “as in, real space.” We’re onboard with that. Post [...]
Microsoft’s $39.99 upgrade offer from earlier versions of Windows (Windows 7, Vista, and XP) to Windows 8 is about to expire, or will in a few days when the calendar flips over to February, 2013. After that, you’ll have to shell out a penny less than $200 to get your copy of Windows 8 Pro, or $119.99 for a copy of the regular edition.
But you don’t really care, do you?
You’ve got Windows 7 on your system, vaguely remember that Windows Vista was a bad thing, and all you know about Windows 8 is that it has a weird new startup screen and is missing the Start menu. What you’ve got works, and you’re not about to upgrade just to be cool. Like anything Microsoft could offer would make you cool.
Well, actually, it could, or if not cool…at least not totally out of it.
Starting in 2015, Deep Space Industries is planning on launching robotic mining spacecraft to grapple asteroids and set up 3d printing operations in space. Asteroid mining has long been a favorite idea in science fiction, and soon may become reality.