For many people the mere mention of fractions elicits a wince, and while these lovely math constructs played a notable role in our early years of math, they are reasonably simple entities. While most humans revisit fractions over many years … Continue reading
I was recently asked an interesting question about how the area of a widescreen compares with the area of a traditional display. Now, usually, one hears that you get to see additional parts of the picture on a widescreen, so … Continue reading
Humans aren’t the fastest, strongest, biggest, smallest, or most efficient creatures. The only advantage we have is a well developed cerebral cortex. Of course, superior intellect can allow us to compensate for the areas which we lack. We currently have … Continue reading
The average person is likely to consider computers to be simply tools to accomplish a task – inanimate silicon circuits. But, is that entirely true? I recently encountered an instance where network connectivity had dropped considerably, but appeared to be … Continue reading
The typical first program output seems as good as any for a starting post on what will hopefully become a tech site.