Start me up

Tech Talk #28 – June 25, 2016 We’ve had a Start menu in Windows since Windows 95. It’s changed a bit in every version of Windows until that darn Windows 8 came along. I think some folks at Microsoft took a look at PC and laptop sales and decided we’d all be using tablets or phones, so they created a way more mobile device friendly operating system and figured that’s what people would want.  

What is the internet and how does it work?

Tech Talk #27 – June 11, 2016 We get the word “internet” by combing the first parts of the words interconnected and networks. The internet connects millions of smaller networks, each owned independently, but connected with all the other networks.   Arguably, the internet has changed the world more than any other technology in history and has had the fastest adoption curve of any technology in history.   Here are the major components of the