Tech Term

  • Cookies Cookies are usually delectable delights, but Web cookies can sometimes be less than delightful. These little files hide in your computer so that your browser and websites can track your browsing sessions and save certain useful information, such as account names and passwords, for later retrieval. So for example your email, if you have it set up to where you can save your username and password on the website the cookies help with that. -Alex Dowden                                                                                                                                                                                             
    Posted Oct 5, 2015, 8:00 AM by Alexander Dowden
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Tech History

  • Tech History September 19, 1982 In a posting made to a Carnegie Mellon bulletin board, Professor Scott Fahlman proposes the first known use of emoticons (also known as smilicons or smileys). While the use of emoticons became widespread during the 80’s and 90’s, their origin remained unknown until September 10, 2002, when the original message was retrieved from backup tape, which is displayed below. 19-Sep-82 11:44 Scott E Fahlman             :‌-)From: Scott E Fahlman <Fahlman at Cmu-20c> I propose that the following character sequence for joke markers: :‌-) Read it sideways. Actually, it is probably more economical to mark things that are NOT jokes, given current trends. For this, use
    Posted Oct 2, 2015, 9:13 AM by Alexander Dowden
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In The News

  • Smartphones can be taken over!!! -Alex Dowden Over seas in the UK a agency known as GCHQ can take over your phone without you even knowing anything about it. Edward Snowden says that the GCHQ can send a text message that can draw all of the information from your phone, and even enable your microphone on your cellphone and listen to everything you are saying.For more information clink the link here. ---> 
    Posted Oct 6, 2015, 7:52 AM by Alexander Dowden
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  • Tech Tip
    Always remember students, put your computer to sleep or shut it down before you close your computer or else your computer could encounter problems. -Sami Fejza   

    Posted Oct 2, 2015, 7:45 AM by Alexander Dowden
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