General Computing

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The Restart Page -- An interactive web site of rebooting the most significant operating system (OSes).

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TidBITS mention The Restart Page shows "a tribute to the most significant operating system (OSes) ..." and "Free unlimited rebooting experience from vintage operating systems."

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Information Technology (IT) Achievements Unlocked!

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FailDesk shares a four pages showing achievements for "Information Technology (IT) Achievements Unlocked! -- If you've ever played any games via the Steam network, you know what these are. As we go throughout the struggles of banal, the frustrating, the mind-numbing and inane every day...sometimes we feel like the only satisfaction we can get is the chance of going home at some point.

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Developers/Programmers/Software Engineers versus/vs. Users

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This FailDesk comic strip show how developers/programmers/software engineers and users see each other.

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FailDesk -- A humor site dedicated to all the information technology (IT) professionals...

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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! ...

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Windows Intelligence Quotient (IQ) Test

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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.

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Apple QuickTime turned 20 years old.

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TidBITS shares a three pages Reghardware article on Apple QuickTime turning 20 years a few days ago -- "Apple's multimedia foundation, QuickTime, was released to the public 20 years ago...

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The Sketchbook of Susan Kare, the Artist Who Gave Computing a Human Face

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Neatorama shares a PLoS Blogs Network article on "the sketchbook of Susan Kare, the artist who gave computing a human face -- The gestures and metaphors of icon-driven computing feel so natural and effortless to us now

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25 Worst Passwords of 2011

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Boing Boing shares a Mashable article showing the "25 worst passwords of 2011".

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Apple Storefronts

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The Daily What Geeks shares Apple Storefronts front photograph/photo. shots

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Steve Jobs - One Last Thing/iChanged The World -- A video documentary.

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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..."

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iGenius: How Steve Jobs Changed the World

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Discovery recently aired a 42.5 minutes documentary titled "iGenius: How Steve Jobs Changed the World"

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If Computer Problems Were Real ...

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Neatorama shares a funny one minute and 25 seconds YouTube video showing "If Computer Problems Were Real" ...

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Bleeoo! -- Make your own dial-up modem noises!

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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."

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The Top Steve Jobs Apple Keynote Moments

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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.

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PDF and ABC ...

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Linux Today shares a two pages with two funny Tech Comics' images

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Do you still use Microsoft/MS Windows XP at home as of 8/24/2011 (10/ten years/a decade old!)?

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Do you use the hot keys/keyboard shortcuts (e.g., Ctrl-F) for find/search in your software programs (when available)?

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An infographic sums up Linux then and now.

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LinuxToday shares Geek.com's article, with an infographic, "charting the state of Linux in the past and how it has progressed to its current, healthy state..."

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Desktop Computers = Grandpa Boxes!

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This Dilbert comic strip shows desktop computers are also named as grandpa boxes and laptops/notebooks are the 1990s/90s/nineties.

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