Question From a Reader

The following question came in from a reader who happened to catch one of my posts on a programming email list. ==== As usual, I quite enjoy your detailed analysis coupled with historical contexts, since I learned my trade through those days (Sun SPARC workstations, VAX minicomputers running VMS, etc.).  They are always entertaining, usually …

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Blocking Windows 10

I’m basically recording this because I know at some point some relative will visit an antiques shop and while buying steel irons you had to heat on the stove to iron clothes with they will also purchase a computer so old it runs Windows. Talk about obsolete! Windows 10 is now being called Ransomware in …

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The Nextbook 10.1 From Wal-Mart

Let me start out by saying it is against my religion to purchase anything from Wal-mart. The client of a client wanted us to test our the software we were developing on one. We already had a rash of hardware, desktops with Linux, Android devices, tablets, etc. so my client backed off on buying even …

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