The key to establishing a productive home office that balances work & family life is the development of an isolation strategy.Read More
This video shows how to use a Dayton Audio exciter module to get guitar feedback. One thing that is difficultRead More
I have several speakers I rely on when engineering audio. I’ve had these M-AUDIO BX5a speakers on my office computerRead More
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Frustrated with your vanilla office PC performance? Are you a power user who regularly has a dozen or more documentsRead More
Hacking attempts are showing extreme increase in activity leading up to the midterm election. This client’s site was hacked inRead More
The evolution of computer malware paints a picture of an ecosystem perfectly in tune with two factors: the rapid advancesRead More
The Laurel vs. Yanny debate intrigued me as I had noticed a similar phenomenon when listening to music at a low volume in a busy restaurant or while driving with the windows down: Sometimes what I think I am hearing, is not there at all. While this appears to be a great mystery, the simple answer is that…Read More
Do you gave a bad password strategy? Our brains aren’t made to remember long strings of random text, but we’re excellent at remembering the relationships between complex details. It’s far easier to remember where the password is, or how the password was made, than it is to remember the password itself.Read More
It’s easy to think that your passwords don’t matter when don’t see yourself as a high value target, but to identify thieves, every ID has value. There are two truisms that make ID theft a very lucrative market:
1. Most people have a poor password strategy.
2. Most people are employed and have money to spend.
The KeePass Password manager allow you to store the URL and login information for all your websites in a single password-protected application. By using strong internal encryption, your data is safe if someone manages to steal your computer or password database.Read More
We live in a pivotal decade when it comes to preserving old recordings stored on magnetic tape. For anyone still storing old multitrack tapes, be aware that time is working against you. Each passing year means more signal loss, more chemical degradation, and fewer facilities that still have the equipment and resources to play these tapes.Read More
When faced with a challenge that requires creative solutions, most people will step into the role of either an innovator or a lawyer. That initial role, that mode of perception, places limitations on the type of solutions proposed.Read More
Dropbox is finally killing the classic “Public” folder on March 15, 2017, and many users are complaining that the new method breaks that functionality by requiring the user to click through a dialog before actually getting access to the file.
Fear not, there is a way to have your shared link behave like they did in the classic “Public” folder. Here’s how to do it!Read More
If you work for a large company where Microsoft Office is deployed company-wide and you have a company email address, you are probably eligible to purchase a full copy of Microsoft Office to use at home on your personal computer through Microsoft’s Home Use Program for only $9.95.Read More