Human Guinea Pig: Testing Geforce GTX 1080 ti

  • April 21, 2017
The Geforce GTX 1080 ti is NVIDIA’s latest ridiculously powerful graphics accelerator card, and it is a beast. It’s designed for gaming at 4K resolutions, and packs the latest efficiency tweaks and technologies necessary for a highly-detailed, smooth VR experience.
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YUM for AIX

  • April 19, 2017
Yes, IBM finally put together a yum package for the AIX Toolbox. It works just like you would expect it to and makes the transition to Linux Applications on AIX that much easier. Here how to install it.
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Is Facebook Stalking You?

  • April 13, 2017
When you’re scrolling through Facebook, have you ever wondered why a Nike ad shows up as a suggested video when you just happen to be looking for a new pair of shoes?
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Human Guinea Pig: Testing No Man’s Sky

  • April 10, 2017
No Man’s Sky is a space exploration video game that achieved unheard of levels of hype before its release, and also achieved unheard of levels of backlash afterwards for a laundry list of reasons:
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Cloud Training on a Budget

  • April 6, 2017
I made a personal goal for 2017 to learn more about Cloud and Hyper-converged infrastructure. So naturally that means acquiring some training. However the majority of quality training is (relatively) expensive and consumes a large block of time.
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KYCC-WiC 2017

  • March 31, 2017
The 3rd biennial Kentucky Community Colleges Women in Computing Conference wrapped up today on the Bluegrass Community and Technical College Newtown Pike Campus. The largest so far, this year’s event had 125 participants. The majority of attendees...
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Human Guinea Pig: Testing Windows 10

  • March 28, 2017
Microsoft’s Windows 10 breaks away from previous versions of the operating system by forcing automatic updates on its users. While this may ensure that Windows 10 users have all the latest security updates, it places undue strain on people unfortunate enough to live in a place where the only internet access comes with data caps.
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The Optimal Setup for March Madness Viewing

  • March 23, 2017
Every year there are reports that come out showing the estimated loss in revenue and productivity by American employers during the first two days of NCAA Basketball’s “March Madness” Tournament. A large percentage of the workforce are figuring out how to stream the games on their computers or sneaking out early to a sports bar with co-workers.
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How to Market Yourself as an IT Professional

  • March 21, 2017
To all the men and women on the services side of the information technology industry, congratulations! You’ve hit the jackpot. You chose a solid career path, and planet earth is going to need your expertise for years to come.
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The History of Bourbon

  • March 17, 2017
The long journey in the charred barrels as they heated up and cooled down along with the constant movement, added color and flavor from the charred oak, giving the whiskey a very desirable result. The barrels were stamped “Bourbon County Whiskey” and subsequently this wonderful whiskey became known as Bourbon from the area it came from.
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Happy Pi Day!

  • March 14, 2017
The mathematical constant Pi, the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter, has been a somewhat magical concept since it was first introduced to me as a child.
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Give Thanks Like It’s Your Job

  • March 9, 2017
I read an interesting article not too long ago that talked about why giving thanks is good for your career. It mentioned that a 2012 John Templeton Foundation study found that most of us rarely...
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You (yes, YOU) Can Build Your Own PC

  • March 7, 2017
Have you ever wished you could build your own computer? One that you know was put together with care because you did it yourself, and one that doesn’t come bloated with ad-filled trial software? One that you can upgrade instead of buying a new one when it’s showing its age?
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The Luck o’ the IT Department

  • March 1, 2017
Does luck play a role in IT? In the book Great by Choice, authors Jim Collins and Morten T. Hanson defined luck as “events that to a large extent are outside of your control, unpredictable, and that can impact you significantly (good or bad).” They proceeded to try to figure out...
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