Hardware

This was a bargain in 1979

Hard drives just get bigger and bigger. Four terabyte drives are now common. As the graphic below illustrates, we’ve come a long way in storage capacity. Source: MakeUseOf

Useful and informative websites

Electronic Frontier FoundationThe Electronic Frontier Foundation is the leading nonprofit organization defending civil liberties in the digital world. Founded in 1990, EFF champions user privacy, free expression, and innovation through impact litigation, policy analysis, grassroots activism, and technology development. We work to ensure that rights and freedoms are enhanced and protected as our use of […]

Useful and informative websites

Internet FraudThe best way to fight internet fraud is to learn how to avoid becoming a victim. However, if you become a victim, there is help available. Below is a list of official government web resources to help you report and learn about internet fraud—US government site about Internet fraud The Latest Computer Technology You […]

Things you always wanted to know

All You Wanted to Know About Social EngineeringSocial engineering is manipulating people into doing something, rather than using technical means. It is the art of gaining access to buildings, systems, or data by exploiting human psychology, rather than by using technical hacking techniques—Article at Checkmarx explains one of the biggest security problems ‘So, that’s why […]

Useful and informative websites

8 Great Places To Find Articles Worth Reading On The WebMakeUseOf has a list and description of sites that collect good articles History of supercomputers — fast, faster, fastestAt ZDNet, Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols describes supercomputers from the CDC-6600 to the present champ, Milky Way-2 How Computer Memory WorksYouTube video from Computerphile explains what goes on […]