April 2012 archive

Learn the network switch basics

Network Switch Basics Part 1   Network Switch Basics Part 2   Network Switch Basics Part 3

Google Docs, Crown Crust Burger, and Teens Drinking Gross Stuff – Annie’s Bits

  Check out the new google drive. Teens are drinking what???

View the world in old timely maps

Now you can see the world (or at least a map of it) as it looked like way back then. Check out the screen below.

How much is 900M (Facebook Active Users)

Well Facebook recently went over the 900m active user mark. So to illustration how much 900m people is Pingdom put together this info graphic.   Original Article:

Internet Will Be “Shut Off” For Some on July 9th

Back in November 2011, 6 Estonians were arrested and charged with creating and distributing a virus to millions of computers worldwide. The virus affects the way your computer looks up the IP addresses of websites or DNS. When you type: www.no-ip.com into your browser, your computer queries your ISPs server to ask “what is the IP address …

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Google Architecture

This article may be old but it still has a lot of good information. Google Architecture SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2008 AT 10:01AM Update 2: Sorting 1 PB with MapReduce. PB is not peanut-butter-and-jelly misspelled. It’s 1 petabyte or 1000 terabytes or 1,000,000 gigabytes. It took six hours and two minutes to sort 1PB (10 trillion 100-byte records) on …

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Make your Twitter feed as a Newspaper (Wired)

Thermal printers are a fast, cheap, reliable way to create mini paper documents. What happens when you connect them to the network? No one knows yet, but it’s going to be amazing. We’ve already sung the praises of paper in general. Let’s sing the praises of thermal printers in particular. You’d know thermal printers as the …

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I So want to make one of these

The Mythbusters Made a Whoosh Rocket. It looks very simple to build and it would hurt anyone. So I want to build one.

Buying the Best Day Trading Computers

If you are reading this article you are probably in the market for a new trading computer. If you’ve been looking for awhile you probably feel very overwhelmed by all of the technology available and are probably not quite sure what you should be looking for. After reading this, hopefully you will feel a little …

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Computer Parts and Accessories, what type of computer do you run?

When it comes to running your computer, there could be many more effective ways you could go about maintaining it. For example, if you use your computer for business, or it is your main source of work, you will want to ensure that it is up to speed, and protected. There is no use running …

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