The 486SX

It’s not just COVID-19 vaccines receiving large quantities of disinformation. Even the 486SX has its own Holocaust Deniers. I couldn’t believe this popped up again months ago. Image by Michael Schwarzenberger from Pixabay The time honored (and correct) tale of the 486SX was that the original units were 486DX chips with a defective math co-processor. […]

CS Graduate Falsehoods

What should be the #1 entry on this list of CS Graduate Falsehoods is missing: Agile is valid Software Engineering Otherwise that list of computer science graduate falsehoods is rather good. No list could be complete, but, other than missing Agile, that list does a good job of identifying computer science graduate falsehoods. Some recent […]

Yet Another Reason to Ditch Facebook

I will never understand why people join Facebook or why they don’t ditch Facebook. You should never post that much about yourself online. “Oh no, I have private pages” is the usual response. Well, 553 Million users just had their personal information posted on a hacker site. Yes, your information. If you are a user […]

A Fedora 33 Virus?

Several weeks ago Google started popping up their “we’ve noticed suspicious activity” screen and making me respond to a Captcha any time I used them to search something. I try to use Google as little as possible because nobody should be allowed to collect that much information about anyone. Sometimes, when all my other search […]