The Science of Online Success

Rising sea levels are going to mess with the internet, sooner than you think

Snaking beneath roads and strung across oceans, hundreds of thousands of miles of cables and their connections make up the backbone of the internet. Despite its magnitude, this network is increasingly vulnerable to sea levels inching their way higher, according to research presented at an academic conference in Montreal this week. The findings estimate that…

LibreOffice. The Best Free Alternative to Microsoft Office

LibreOffice. The Best Free Alternative to Microsoft Office. You can’t be blamed for believing you have no choice but to use Microsoft Office for your word processing, spreadsheet and other formal, work related activities. You might even believe that any free alternative is incompatible, hard to use and simply too much trouble. You couldn’t be…

The CPU, Hard Drive and Memory

The CPU, Hard Drive and Memory It’s understandable to be confused about the Central Processing Unit (CPU), memory, hard drive, So here’s an explanation in terms that I hope will hep you understand what function these components perform. Now let’s move on to the Hard Drive; this is like your bookshelf, it stores all your…

Thousands of Swedes are inserting microchips into themselves – here’s why

Thousands of Swedes are inserting microchips into themselves – here’s why Chips with everything. www.shutterstock.com Moa Petersén, Lund University Thousands of people in Sweden have inserted microchips, which can function as contactless credit cards, key cards and even rail cards, into their bodies. Once the chip is underneath your skin, there is no longer any…