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2019 Computer Buying Guide

Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Technology

Christmas isn’t that far off, and that idiocy that is the Canadian version of the US idiosyncracy that is “Black Friday” is even closer.  This means that prices are starting to creep up so that sales look better on on the greed fests at the end of November and December. It also means that people […]

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How to use a computer

Crime, Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Security, Technology

This is a primer for anyone searching the web looking for tips on how to use a computer.  The language is direct, and intended to be clear and unequivocal. 1. A computer is a dangerous power tool, treat it accordingly As computers become ever more a part of everything we do, there is a tendency […]

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4 bit computer built from discrete transistors

Math and Science, Technology

I started this project as an attempt to teach myself about how computers worked. As such comments, useful links, or anything else related would be appreciated. Prior to this my experience in electronics was mostly microcontroller based. The computer is perpetually half done (it could be more it could be less, I only design the […]

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