WildWildWord of Tech Acronyms

0–9 #!—Shebang /.—Slashdot 1GL—First-Generation Programming Language 1NF—First Normal Form 10B2—10BASE-2 10B5—10BASE-5 10B-F—10BASE-F 10B-FB—10BASE-FB 10B-FL—10BASE-FL 10B-FP—10BASE-FP 10B-T—10BASE-T 100B-FX—100BASE-FX 100B-T—100BASE-T 100B-TX—100BASE-TX 100BVG—100BASE-VG 286—Intel 80286 processor 2B1Q—2 Binary 1 Quaternary 2FA—Two-factor authentication 2GL—Second-Generation Programming Language 2NF—Second Normal Form 3GL—Third-Generation Programming Language 3GPP—3rd Generation Partnership Project—’3G comms…

Herpes virus may play role in Alzheimer’s, study says

Updated 6:39 PM EDT, Thu June 21, 2018 Researchers saw double the concentration of herpes virus in the brains of people who had Alzheimer's The study could lead to new pathways for medical treatment (CNN)Doctors don't know what causes Alzheimer's disease or the…

How do I Make My Own Website?

Like this one…. Well, that’s not an easy thing to do.  That’s probably why some of these other services where one can drag-n-drop website creation services are booming.    But of course their capabilities are very limited both in functionality and expandability. But…

Attacking Private Networks from the Internet with DNS Rebinding

TL;DR Following the wrong link could allow remote attackers to control your WiFi router, Google Home, Roku, Sonos speakers, home thermostats and more. The home WiFi network is a sacred place; your own local neighborhood of cyberspace. There we connect our phones, laptops,…

Difference between iPad, Android Tablets, Nook and Touchpad?

Not only tablets and pads not built the same but they don’t work the same either.   Here is a list of differences big and small between the major tablets and the king of tablets; the Apple’s iPad in comparison.     Operating System: …

How a computer sees history after “reading” 35 million news stories

So far, humans have relied on the written word to record what we know as history. When artificial intelligence researchers ran billions of those words from decades of news coverage through an automated analysis, however, even more patterns and insights were revealed. Source:…

How do I Setup My HDD?

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Best way to Organize Documents & Pictures?

An average person has over 35,000 pictures since the dawn of the digital camera. Wasn’t a problem when it was only few hundreds the last time you looked at it but now.. it’s 35,000!!!   What to do!! Several ways to organize your…

Speech Recognition for Personal Productivity.

Specifically for personal use. For 1. it takes you saying something.  Ever try talking to a computer in public?  “Customer Service” .. “Cusssstooomer Serrrrrvice!!!!” Yea.. don’t work. However at home privately, heck yea.  I could easily use speech recognition for things like browser…

How to Pick the Perfect HDTV

In the beginning, choosing HDTV was easy.   There was only one reason to buy HDTV and that’s because it’s HDTV. One size fits all which was 42". Now it’s 42" vs 110", LCD vs Plasma vs LED vs CCFL vs 60Hz vs 240Hz…

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