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The Playbook has its good points,
snafu with its Music player is even present after
the OS 2.0 update, that arrived in February 2012.
Here are a few advertisements for good books on computing, the best utilities people, and, would you believe it, but
Microsoft software is not the worst material to work with. You wouldn't be
using computers were it not for the arrival of the Windows 3.0 (admittedly
inadequate) Operating System, that enabled home computing to take off.
Internet comparison of the not so recent past, useful for an
comparative rates for different
Web Site search
Here can be found the Postal Code lookup to verify feasibility of access in
SANS/FBI Twenty Most
Critical Internet Security Vulnerabilities: General, Windows and
UK web site that showed TCP to be vulnerable, April 2004, especially for
certain routers in general use.
DHCP insecurity, and a discussion that will never end:
Windows v Mac!! Note that this page has been edited for legibility and
spelling. The links on the page will lead you to the source of the argument.
And A Few Magazines
(which needs a subscription) and typical pages from Jerry
Pournelle and another
that mentions creeping loss of security. Direct link:
Pournelle (ex-Byte, always at Chaos Manor). The email pages on his home site contain many themes,
politics especially and are not always about computing, as is clear from
my criticism of one of the polemics that was posted.
Dr Dobb's Journal
and a recent, important
referring to corruption and lobbying
.NET Magazine the name may change, yet again, but the contents maintain their
It's now called Windows ITPro whatever.
Publishers, Instructors, Training,
Minasi NT/Win2k/Linux author/guru/speaker
& Senior Contributing Editor, Windows .NET or IT Pro or whatever Magazine
Daniel Petri site: has given me lots of excellent information. Good
of the Net, the visual Internet cartoon.
Knuth (Programming Arch Wizard: author of the "Art of Computer
Programming" vols I-III published; awaiting IV-VI+, although I doubt that he'll ever
complete his masterpiece)
Dvorak for maximum tech links.
if they are still working. Bought by Microsoft in July 2006. Mark
Russinovich and Bryce Cogswell who thought up and made work all of
the stuff that IT guys use, have now become Microsoft employees. I
hope that they are placed at a high level and can improve the
quality of MS software.
Drivers & Technical Support
G4 + iMac
troubleshooting (note these are in pdf)
Troubleshooting for everything (manuals) on the Apple site
you need and save on another computer for security. Apples never
How to find
Windows version is on
Changing the path to
OS i386 folder.
what happens to your old computer, you trick recyclist, you!
Internet Engineering Task Force for IRCs etc
Requests for Comments
Frontier Foundation: Protecting rights and freedoms