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This is going to be one of a few non-computer topics and hopefully the only political topic that I post on. I watched the Election coverage tonight, and watched President-elect Barack Obama’s victory speech with great anticipation. There will be different opinions on what the most poignant and powerful part […]

We have a new President….


You’ll probably notice the two sets of Code Amber Codes.  Hopefully when you see them, they’re white with orange and blue text.  If they have a yellow background, it means there is an Amber Alert in progress.  The top ticker is for the United States, and the bottom ticker is […]

CodeAmber codes added






My next series of topics will be about “Green Computing” or environmentally friendly computing. While most people are aware of the “Energy Star” rating system for their computers and other appliances, I’m going to delve into other aspects of the Green Computing concept.  I may also delve into some of […]

Environmentally friendly computing




There are two main classes of firewalls.  These are Personal and Enterprise.  Typically the Personal classes will consist of software-based firewalls, and the Enterprise class will be hardware-based or part of an Enterprise (or Professional) Security Suite.  The tip that I mentioned in Sunday’s post refers to a Wikipedia article […]

Firewall Comparisons


I’m just touching base here, to say that I’m researching other ideas to discuss and working on some online course work.  So, I thought I’d bring that into the mix. I’m currently attending the University of Phoenix Online, working towards my BS in Software Engineering and MS in Network Security […]

Online classes and opinions