How to reinforce a stained glass window is something that anyone working with stained glass needs to learn. To prevent bowing and sagging over the years, windows that exceed 4 square feet in total dimension need to have as much stability as possible. When a window is less than 4 square feet, the need to stabilize will depend on the design and where the window is going...

Many people are under the misconception that it’s easy to trace the physical location of the computer to which an internet IP address has been assigned and thereby identify the computer’s user. It’s certainly not easy and depending on who you are it may not even be possible. An IP or “Internet Protocol” address is the unique number assigned...

Last night was a pretty typical weeknight at my home, I drove home from work and filled up with gas before I got home, I left my house again at around 5:30 to take my son to his Karate lesson. While I was out I stopped by the local library to return some books and then swung over to the dry cleaners to pick up my shirts and slacks and some stuff for my wife. I picked...

We are currently living in Cyber age, where Internet and computers have major impacts on our way of living, social life and the way we conduct businesses. The usage of information technology has posed great security challenges and ethical questions in front of us. Just as every thing has positives and negatives, usage of information technology is beneficial as well as...

Is it worth changing to a Linux operating system for your computer? Computers have advanced tremendously over the last 10 years. Advancements in video and audio have settled into a great area of good pricing and amazing capabilities. Graphics has jumped into the future with HD/TV adapters and monitors are starting to replace televisions! However, all this is a waste if...

The best way to learn about bitcoin, is to jump in and get a few in your “pocket” to get a feel for how they work. Despite the hype about how difficult and dangerous it can be, getting bitcoins is a lot easier and safer than you might think. In a lot of ways, it is probably easier than opening an account at a traditional bank. And, given what has been happening...

Over the past few weeks, I have had to make significant edits to my second book, “The Next Wave of Technologies.” In doing so, I have been keeping in mind Melvin Kranzberg’s six laws of technology. I figured that it was time for me to take a step back and reflect. So, here are Mr. Kransberg’s laws in the context of my forthcoming book… Technology...

It is a feature of Windows that started becoming available only in the later versions but it has now become a generic term for all kinds of remote computer support. This feature can be used to solve a computer user’s problem from a distance by another person on the same network or the internet. The technician who will solve the problem can see your screen at their...

According to Microsoft’s website, a runtime error 216 is indicative of a Subseven Trojan virus. Runtime error 216 usually occurs on a pre-Vista version of Windows, locking up the machine, interrupting programs, and forcing reboots. What is the Subseven Trojan Virus? The Subseven Trojan is one of the most popular public-access viruses known. The infection usually...

You must already be familiar with data [data: information without context, for example, a list of students with serial numbers, is data. When these figures represent the placement in a 100 meter race, the data becomes an information] and computer misuse [the data stored electronically is easier to access]; with software [software: a general term used to describe an application...