2015 was a calm year for 404 Tech Support. I had recovered from a Google search algorithm and kept a rhythm. 2016 has been a different story. I moved and began commuting to work in July which took up a lot of my free time and posting to 404 Tech Support became less consistent. I […]
In a report titled Roads and Bridges: The Unseen Labor Behind Our Digital Infrastructure, the Ford Foundation addresses the shared code that companies profit from and individuals benefit from. Are we contributing enough to those that maintain the programs, libraries, and other code? If not financially, are we putting in the hours to help review the […]
This is a follow-up post to How a DirecTV bill really works in 2015. It has been almost a year since AT&T acquired DirecTV. The telecom giant has made subtle changes to the service since taking over such as integration with AT&T wireless services. DirecTV has been a better experience than my local cable company and […]
Technology can enable a great deal of things. The processing power of what used to take supercomputers can be found in our pockets. We can watch every season from an old TV series on our phones. We can communicate around the world instantaneously. We can edit videos and photos in nearly indistinguishable ways. Just because we […]
I referred back to my reflection of 2014 before beginning this post and was entertained by the adventure that year was. By comparison, 2015 has been more regular with less excitement. I received my Microsoft certification as an MCSA for Windows 8.1 this year, as I set out last year. I have been using Windows […]
Consumers give up too much freedom and flexibility with contracts that benefit the carriers while subsidized plans are making way for payment plans.
If somebody else posts something embarrasing about you or just more than you would rather share, it seems unfair. That same consideration does not seem to be granted to children.
I ended up organizing my home screen into five category folders. This gives me one page, Google Now to the left, and the All apps drawer, of course.
The root of the word is blame and it also reflects what happens to the administrator.
Just as polite conversation avoids religion and politics, any organization takes the risk of dividing their members when they issue a statement that falls into those categories.