The Wizard of Menlo Park
In school, young Thomas Alva Edison's mind often wandered. His teacher called him "addled",
meaning confused and unable to think clearly. That's way Edison had only three months of formal schooling. More ...
Use Search Operators to Spy on Your Competition
Google is the world's most powerful search engine, generating nine out of ten searches overall.
If you're not listed at or near the top of Google searches, your company may as well not exist. More ...
In order to apply a style to an html element on a webpage, you must first select the
element. There are many ways to select an element on a webpage.In this article, I
describe the CSS3 nth-child selector. More ...
How to Write and Run HTML
Fancy WYSIWYG web design applications generate voluminous amounts of unnecessary code.
For these examples use a basic ASCII text editor. More ...
There is a series of html tags that you can use to configure features of your text like
boldness, italics, strike though, underline, and more. More ...
Network Address Translation (NAT) Protocol
NAT is a protocol that is used by a router to convert IP addresses on the internal private
network to the it's own public IP address for the Internet. If NAT were not used each
computer on the internal private network would be visible to the Internet. More ...
The human brain is indeed an amazing creativity tool, but most of us, not being physicists,
might occasionally require something a little assistance. There are actually hundreds of
creativity tools, but here I'm going to describe the three main ones. More ...
Remove Windows Components You Don't Need
The Windows operating system includes many built-in applications to provide extra features
that you may, or may not need. When Windows starts, these applications are loaded into memory.
If you don't use them, that's wasteful. More ...
Is Not Getting Enough Sleep Making You Fat?
Leptin is a hormone that is secreted into the bloodstream by fat cells found in the stomach.
It signals the brain to release hormones that tell you when you've eaten enough. To regulate
normal leptin production, just make you log enough sleep. More ...
Having Infinite Patience With Customers
One of the most important attributes you can have when dealing with customers is patience.
Having patience with customers is where empathy comes into play. Empathy is putting
yourself in that customers place. More ...
What is HTML?
The first HTML was used in 1989 by the physicist Tim Berners-Lee working at the CERN
particle physics laboratory in Geneva Switzerland. It was used to share documents. More ...
Your Creativity Lab
Imagine that the brain is like a sponge, soaking up everything in its environment and mixing
it all together and forming the patterns and images of creative ideas. It's logical then that
to enhance creativity you would need a rich environment. More ...
30 Questions Related to Classes of Addresses
30 questions related to Part 1.3 of the CompTIA Network+ Certification Exam - Classes
of addresses. Even though address classes has been abandoned for more flexible classless
addressing, it's still covered in the exam, and understanding address classes is a good
introduction to classless addressing and subnetting. More ...
Changing the Size of an Image on Your Webpage
One of the most important procedures in designing a webpage is proper sizing of images.
There are two ways to resize an image, use a graphics application, or set the width and
height attributes in the html img tag. More ...
How to Debug HTML
As your web browser reads your html code and tries to follow your instruction to lay out
the webpage, it is extremely forgiving. But it can't read your mind, that's why you have
to type everything according to the specification. More ...
404 Error Page Options
When a user attempts to follow a broken or dead link the web server will generate a 404 error.
Most web hosts are configured by default to return a webpage displaying the standard 404 Error
message. A webmaster can use the website's control panel to configure an alternate 404 page. More ...
Configuring the Windows 7 Taskbar Notification Area
By default the notification area displays icons for the PC's network connections, speaker
volume, the Action center, and on laptop PC's the battery charge status. You can configure
the notification area to remove icons or add a status icon for a different utility. More ...
Easy Java Script Animation
There are many ways to create an animation, but the simplest way is to use Java Script
along with CSS. In this article, I show you how to create simple Java Script animations. More ...
Internet Protocol versions IPv4, IPv5 and IPv6
Internet Protocol is the part of the TCP/IP protocol that is responsible for addressing
packets. IPv4 uses a 32-bit address IPv6 uses a 128-bit address. This article describes
how IPv4 are converted to IPv6 addresses. More ...