WordPress

Logo WordPress – wordpress.org – is the platform for our website. And to mix metaphors, it is also the current mystery box we are currently unpacking. Key Linkswordpress.orgWordPress 5.4 Field Guideblogging-universityemail address Questions How often do administrators have to log in? How do I install a plugin? Any anomalies in sessions this month? Elsewhere on …

Spacecraft

Buzzwords Spacecraft = a vehicle used for traveling in space Recommended ListeningIcons of speed: spaceship – We may be blasé about satellites and space stations circling our planet, and even drones in our skies, but has the spaceship craze ended? Elsewhere on the WebJuly 2019Future stellar flybys of the Voyager and Pioneer spacecrafthttps://spacenews.com VoyagersThe weird …

Digital

Buzzwords Digital = Electronic technology that generates, stores, and processes data in terms of two states: positive and non-positive QuotesDigital data lasts forever, or five years, whichever comes first.– Jeff Rothenberg Headlineshttps://www.cjr.org/special_report/microfilm-newspapers-media-digital.php Planeta.com

Rube Goldberg

Wikipedia: A Rube Goldberg machine, named after American cartoonist Rube Goldberg, is a machine intentionally designed to perform a simple task in an indirect and overly complicated way. Usually, these machines consist of a series of simple unrelated devices; the action of each triggers the initiation of the next, eventually resulting in achieving a stated …

Cloudflare

Cloudflare announcement – April 1, 2018 Cloudflare’s mission is to help build a better Internet. We’re excited today to take another step toward that mission with the launch of 1.1.1.1 — the Internet’s fastest, privacy-first consumer DNS service. This post will talk a little about what that is and a lot about why we decided …

Native Innovation

Photo Native Innovation is a Native American and Veteran owned, full service network management company serving the southwestern United States. “We provide enterprise network services to corporate, educational, government, and medical customers. With a variety of support options, from pay-per-incident to annual maintenance agreements, you’ll be sure to find a solution that fits your budget. …

Passwords

Image: Joshua Tree National Park Password = a secret word or phrase that must be used to gain admission to something World Password DayMay 3 is World Password Day!Hashtag: #WorldPasswordDay EssayYou wouldn’t keep the same lock if your keys went missing. PasswordsYou can’t request a password reset if you do not have an account. Translating: …

Computers

Photo: Experimax Computer = Electronic device that stores and manipulates information Translating: What is a computer?Spanish: ¿Qué es una computadora? Apple is running an ad where a kid asks, ‘What’s a computer?’ — and people find it infuriating … Why? We are abandoning desks and laptops for mobile screens. The commercial is not irritating but …