The data on your computers becomes more important every day. The more we rely on them, the more catastrophic it is when they break. In our office, it’s our entire livelihood – everything we’ve amassed over the years. It’s not just the frequent hard drive failures you need to be safe from – what about a flood? What about when you delete a file by accident? With the right combo of equipment, software, and services [Continue reading…]
A friend of mine was cleaning out his childhood bedroom and under the piles of clothes, baseball cards and CDs (remember those?) he found a diamond in the rough: a 1991 Apple Macintosh Classic. This happened to be the first computer I ever owned as a kid. Anxious to see if it worked, even though we had no mouse or keyboard yet, we set it up in an office and sure enough we got a [Continue reading…]
It’s been a while since our last blog post, and I’m going to try to tie together all that has happened as best as possible, because I definitely believe there’s a valid link between it all.
SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) is bad. Utilizing the same website censorship used by Iran, China, and Syria, SOPA would give the power of censoring the web to the U.S. law enforcement and copyright holders – mainly the entertainment industry.
NPR recently wrote an article about hackerspaces finding their way into local public libraries, which could prove to be one of the most empowering moves for the youth in those areas. If you’re wondering what a hackerspace is –