O’Reilly Media is a (the?) leading publisher of tech media. They have been huge advocates of DRM free books that can be freely shared, but surprisingly they do not feel it hurts their bottom line. Now this.
If you know anyone, or the sons or daughters of anyone, who wants free access to some of the best content on technology, let them know about this. You can’t beat free.
On November 13, 2014 the Bayonne High School Culinary Arts teacher and students hosted a Thanksgiving Dinner for Bayonne Veterans. The students had a chance to thank these vets, some going back to World War II, for their service to the community and the country.
Rather than exacerbating the Ebola panic, which in the US seems to have subsided a bit, this author digs deeper into the problem associated with these sorts of epidemic.
Without containment in the areas most ravaged by this disease, it doesn’t matter what we do here. The disease will spread,it will get here in greater numbers, and then we will have a real problem, not a 24/7 panic du jour, soon to be replaced by another blonde abducted in the Caribbean.
This year marks the 35th anniversary of the introduction of the first spreadsheet, VisiCalc. Whether you love them or hate them, use them daily or only have a pedestrian interest in them, they have changed the way business is done and allowed people to have a better grasp on how their business is doing, or how it can do better.
Steven Levy wrote an article on spreadsheets in 1984, and he reprised it this year. It is a fascinating look into the world of personal computers in 1984, and you can see how they have changed our lives since then.