The data team at Verge has a great infographic researching the Top 20 Startups of All Time. Check it out.
Isn’t it amazing that Amazon, originally a online store for books, is becoming another technology giant?
Helping you decide which programs and software to uninstall from your PC.
I’ve got a handy new tool for my virtual tool box. I’m often asked to remove annoying pop-ups and improve computer speed, so I usually search through the installed programs and remove any noticeable bloatware. And Google anything I don’t recognize.
Instead this program sums the opinions of users and professionals to rate every program it can find on a PC and indicates what most people keep and most people remove. Sweet!
The Death of Cable
Greetings my non-existent and/or future readers. You’ll find this next part quite easy if you are the latter because I have a question about the future.
In America, how many years will it be before the majority of cable providers no longer offer cable TV?
I ask because most of the people I know barely ever watch TV. However, there are still many people (particularly in the older generation) who still watch TV on a regular basis. I would simply argue that the next generation doesn’t care for TV when we have instant streaming services like Netflix and Youtube.
I’m guessing 15 years at a minimum before we are truly done with it. Surprised? Does that sound way too long or way too short a time period to you? What’s your guess?
Two quadcopters collide in midair: one of which, was filming the other.
Technology comes in many forms. Some more humorous than others.
Least Effective Password for the Most Important Server
Granted, the server in question was roughly 10 years old, and it no longer served its original all-important purpose. But that makes little difference when no one knew what the admin password was and I needed to make repairs. This is why good IT guys document their work. But when years pass and you’re potentially the fifth technician to touch the server, its easy for that good documentation to get lost.
Now, I don’t mind being paid my hourly rate to enter passwords starting from AAAAAA…. AAAAAB…. AAAAAC… and so on, but my client didn’t care much for that idea. In the end, I tried every password they could find and eventually was lucky enough to leave the password field blank before hitting enter.
Did you know that when you enable the Administrator account on a domain controller (read: “Very important server”) you don’t have to set a password? I do now! I think that will be the first “password” I try the next time I’m trying to hack something. Lesson learned: go for the obvious before trying to be smart.
Needless to say, their server is much more secure now.