Twitter, the online phenomenon which was once growing at the fabulous rate of 900% per year, has seemingly reached a peak of popularity and hasn’t surpassed its July 2009 highs. What happened? Is it already old technology, obsolete and destined to become junk in a landfill somewhere? Don’t jump to that conclusion just yet. I […]Read More Is Twitter dead?
Computer Science is not just for nerds! Why do we all have that impression? Just look at my photo on the top of the screen —am I a nerd? (I hope you’re not hesitating, wondering how to respond.) Obviously not! During my first year at university, I was surprised to find a girl I knew […]Read More Is this the face of a nerd?
January 15, 2010, the French government officially advised its citizens to not use Microsoft Internet Explorer. The reason the government stepped outside of its usual bounds is Internet Explorer 6 has a bug which allows remote execution of malicious code. Despite this reasoning, the government is probably not solely looking out for its citizens’ protection, […]Read More France vs. Microsoft
Clearly, using a dishwasher and putting dishes away is too difficult for most college students. The best technologies, like good friends, accept you for who you are and work with that. I don’t want to get up and put dishes into the dishwasher, don’t have enough dishes to merit another wash-cycle, and don’t want to […]Read More Dishwashers? Where we’re going we don’t need dishwashers
Here’s my first blog entry. I was tempted to try WordPress, but I don’t want to have to install anything (I bet it has more functionality, but this is so much simpler to just do it from the web-browser. Once again, the product that encourages laziness wins.)Read More first blog entry