Neatorama shares funny web site titled "FailDesk" -- "... a humor site dedicated to all the information technology (IT) professionals out there who work so tirelessly and diligently to make sure 'the system stays up.' Sometimes the constant hours and little-to-no gratification can get someone down. Let FailDesk be the place to cheer you up! ...
OSNews shares InfoWorld's test/quiz/exam(ination) on Windows Intelligence Quotient (IQ) -- "With a new version of Windows just around the corner -- well, maybe a long corner -- it's time to dust off those gray cells and see how much you really know about the inner workings of the current versions of everyone's favorite whipping post.
Ed H.'s newsgroup/usenet post/thread mentioned an almost 55.75 minutes Public Broadcast System (PBS) video documentary, with two embedded short videos, titled "Steve Jobs - One Last Thing" -- "... examines how his talent, style and imagination have shaped all of our lives, but the influences that shaped and molded the man himself. The documentary takes an unflinching look at Jobs' difficult, controlling reputation and through interviews with the people who worked closely with him or chronicled his life, provides unique insight into what made him tick..."
The digital rights management (DRM) graveyard: A brief history of digital rights management in music.Submitted by ant on Fri, 11/04/2011 - 10:30am. Art/Design | Audio | Development/Quality Assurance Testing | General Computing | Hacking/Modification/Cracking | Hardware | History | Internet/Network | New Version/Update/Upgrade | Personal | Politics/Laws/Rules | Reading Materials | Security/Privacy | Shopping | Sight Seeings | Software | Technology | Television (TV) Show/Movie
The Daily What Geeks share an amusing web site, with videos, titled "Bleeoo" -- "#RIPdialup Remember the glory of dialing up? Kids today won't know the shrill cry of a 9600 baud, or the magical 'doodleeedoo' of a 28.8 modem. Help preserve our digital history. Join us in recording your best impression of a 'modem handshake' sound."
Neatorama shares a two pages Ranker article, with embedded YouTube videos, showing "The Top Steve Jobs Keynote Moments -- Keynote speeches by Steve Jobs, the co-founder and chief executive officer (CEO) of Apple, Incorporation/Inc., have become something of a cultural event. Especially as of August 24, 2011, when he resigned as CEO of Apple. So, relentlessly analyzed, interpreted, live-blogged and picked apart for details, these 'Steve-notes,' as they have come to be called, give insight not only into the new products and features Apple will be touting in the coming fiscal quarter, but Jobs' own outlook on gadgets and technology. With Jobs ongoing struggles with illness, his physical appearance and demeanor as well have become fodder for armchair pundits and tech obsessives.
Do you use the hot keys/keyboard shortcuts (e.g., Ctrl-F) for find/search in your software programs (when available)?Submitted by ant on Sun, 08/21/2011 - 1:48pm. Communication | General Computing | Personal | Reading Materials | Religion/Culture | Sight Seeings | Software
This Dilbert comic strip shows desktop computers are also named as grandpa boxes and laptops/notebooks are the 1990s/90s/nineties.