Oh Boy! A New (to me) Toy! by Mike Bryant
... That’s easy to answer… I remember with misty-eyed nostalgia the long hours of my youth spent in front of a TV screen (this was when you plugged your computer into a TV, no monitor needed), typing away on some computer program. Many weekends I would not go to bed until the wee (very wee) hours of the morning happily hacking away. I had a TI-99/4a computer in my youth and was hopelessly addicted to it. A friend had a Commodore 64 computer that we would hack on, and another friend had a Vic-20.
The New Economy by Cynthia Kyriazis
... Hire a computer consultant or put time aside to explore all the time saving capabilities available through within one of your software programs. I use ACT! as my contact management program. This program does more than maintain information. It can automatically dial phone numbers and record those calls. No more writing down the number, picking up the phone and making the call. It saves time during a busy day. Using the Internet. The Internet can be a tremendous timesaving device.
Five Neat, Free Software Programs by Douglas Hanna
... This should almost be treated as five free programs as it includes a word processing program, a spreadsheet program, a presentation program, a database program and even a draw program. You can check out and download this free suite of programs at #2: Looking for an easier way to manage recipes, create shopping lists and plan parties? MyLife Recipes & Home Organizer can help you do all this and more. This smart, versatile program even lets you create an inventory of clothes, linen and ...
History of End User Programming by Peter Hale
... In the late sixties Alan Kay  used the term 'personal computer' and created a concept prototype, the FLEX Machine, he also envisaged a 'Dynabook' machine, the sketches for this look very similar to the laptop computers of recent years. The Simula  language was developed by Ole-Johan Dahl and Kristen Nygaard and this included Object-Oriented concepts. Douglas Engelbert's worked on a project to augment the human intellect, as part of the Augment  project he demonstrate ...
The Newbie's Guide to Personal Computer Maintenance by Austin Culley
... PROGRAMS Now that you've taken out the garbage, you should keep the place neat and tidy by using the programs already existing in your computer. Once again, you should do this once a week: 1) Clear your Internet History 2) Defrag your Computer 3) Use a Firewall You can find the programs that will do this for you by looking in the System Tools or Security Center sections of your computer. Another option for those of you who've got smoke billowing out of the back of your computer, with ...
Let's Take a Look Back in Time to See How the Computer has Evolved by John Gibb
... of semiconductor integration circuits, by the ‘70s, it was possible to make personal computers small enough for people to have in their homes. This is generally regarded as being the beginning of the ‘computer age’, as the popularity of home computers quickly drove prices down and made them very affordable. Computer companies sprung up left, right and centre, hoping to carve themselves a piece of this exploding market. The result was chaos and buyer confusion, and few of them survive today.
How Can I Get Some Good Weight Loss Help? by Dr. Alan Jenks
... Opinions about the different diet programs and other issues related to weight loss programs can be found in websites like Low-carb diet programs like Atkins are available on the Internet. Information on other programs like Protein Power are also available in these discussion forums. The metabolic aspects of restricting carbohydrates in our body are discussed and articles related to weight loss. Information on low carb diet programs can be found at
Visual C# Express - Projects and Solutions (2nd in a series) by Samuel Mela
... Enter Microsoft IDE: Managing the PiecesWriting programs with with libraries and application programs is very powerful and fast, but the programmer is managing many more files and program modules. Dealing with all the files in a program as one long list can be confusing, tedious, and error prone; and that is why Microsoft created the notion of "projects" and "solutions" in the Visual C# development environment. In general, projects are collections of code files and related management files ...