Mankind’s ingenuity is so often undermined by Nature. For example, our chemists spend decades trying to perfect vaccines for illnesses only to discover the same chemical compounds already exists in some hitherto unknown Amazonian plant. Nature, though, can’t always upstage us. Take the wheel for example. When humans invented it 5000 years ago, it never previously existed in Nature. Well, that’s what we always thought.
"Musings" because I couldn't think of a better title at the time and it just kind of stuck. What you will find in this section cannot exactly be described as "reflective" or "thoughtful" or even remotely "meditative" (at this time, I have almost no interest in writing about such topics publicly). But I often write tech topics that don't fit nicely in any of my other clear-cut categories (and for some reason, I may not want to put the content in my "Zero Code Tech" category). I dump all off such stuff into this "musings" section.
There has been a lot of talk in the news about net neutrality but many web users are still unsure what it is and what the proposed changes mean. This article takes a look at the subject and what it means to you.
This article examines the four parts of effective content on the Internet. It aims to explain what these elements are, how they work, and ultimately how they can be used to create effective content. The intended audience is content marketers and bloggers.
For many people, online education is a way to get a degree without putting their lives on hold. However, how do you know if you’re ready? Provided is a guideline for skills you might need in order to be successful in online education.
How much more time must elapse before a trust fund kicks in, under the terms set by the will of an eccentric deceased and algebra-promoting relative? This article tells a story of Todd’s efforts to figure that out.
Twitter announced today a new Related Headlines feature, which shows what websites a tweet has been embedded in on the tweet’s permalinked page. This lets you follow through on a story and learn extra context, and it encourages sites to embed tweets more often. From now on, when you click on the tweet’s URL on Twitter.com, you will see links to news stories where that tweet has been embedded. As an example, I will embed my own tweet below. If you click on the tweet’s URL (the timestamp), then you SHOULD see a link to this website in the related headlines section.