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Computer Fatigue

You’d think that physical exertion would leave you more tired than anything else.

And, yes, it wears you out.

But I’ll tell you what wears me out faster… 135 more words


Cancelling the Updating Game

Earlier this month, Prime tried to download and install Windows updates on our laptop. Things… did not go well.

It seems poor Alexa-1 can’t handle the new updates. 204 more words

And Now For Something Completely Different

Pablo Picasso says:

“Computers are useless.
They can only
give you answers.”

We finally have a computer that can survive the surface of Venus

Venus is one of the most inhospitable places in the solar system. Descending through the clouds of boiling sulphuric rain is actually the easy bit—the hard bit is not being cremated by the surface temperature of 470°C (878°F) or crushed by the atmospheric pressure, which is about 90 times that of Earth, the same as swimming 900 metres under water. 241 more words


Planning for failure: Why do we buy breaking products?

Why does everything break as soon as we buy them? Sometimes it may feel as if that new coffee maker is brand new when it breaks. 387 more words

Friday Quote - Computers and the Dog

Home computers are being called upon to perform many new functions, including the consumption of homework formerly eaten by the dog.

Doug Larson


This Week in Ontario Edublogs

Yay!  It’s the weekend.  I hope that you have great plans.  Here’s some reading from Ontario Edubloggers to help you get through Friday and out the door. 1,242 more words