What do Clocks, Cars, and Warships have in Common?
A few months ago we had Daylight Savings Time. My parents were delighted to discover that “the clock” in their car automatically adjusted itself, as did their computer. But now they had to change the two clocks in their bedroom, the two clocks in the kitchen, and several others around the house. How did the […]
How Many Linux Systems Do You Use? Don’t Answer Too Quickly
“Linux? Where you have to type everything and it’s all a bunch of cryptic nonsense like this? ls -laRF | less I don’t use it, I never would!” Don’t answer so fast. While Linux runs 97% of the top 500 supercomputers in the world, it runs on many devices you encounter in everyday life. And it’s not just […]