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The Grind (Comic)

There’s a beautiful commencement speech that’s making the rounds on many social networking sites. And rightfully so. “This is Water,” by David Foster Wallace, was first brought to my attention by a co-worker of mine who was a fan of his work. She proudly displayed his speech, tacked to the cork board of her cubicle.

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P-Mag Nostalgia Project: 1977 with Brenda

Every year is a good year, but 1977 was one of those years that changes everything. We may not have known it then, but we were on the brink of the future.

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Monday Flashback Open Thread: Technology

Good evening, Persephoneers! I hope that Monday has treated you well. School is starting all over this week, at least in places where school starts before Labor Day. This year, many high school students (and in lower grades) will be returning to the classroom toting iPads.

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Technology

Get With The Program: Learn to Code with CodeYear

2012 could be a big year for Persephoneers with all of these challenges popping up! Here’s another brainy challenge for you. CodeAcademy is offering interactive computer programming lessons with Code Year for free online! It’s an awesome user friendly opportunity to learn something new and relevant to our technology driven world. By 2013, you could […]

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Technology

No, I Will Not Fix Your Computer

Work in IT for any length of time, and it just happens. Whether you are a technician or an analyst, EVERYONE thinks that you want to or can fix their personal computer. And if by some chance they don’t want you to tinker with the family boat anchor, they desperately want advice on choosing the […]

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Technology

Holy Shit, My Favorite Site Got Hacked! part 2

Welcome to part 2 of my series on hacking. This entry will be about identifying how a hacker can put his grubby hands on your personal information and tips to protect yourself from them when it is possible. There is 2 types of ways a hacker can gather information, one of them rely on hacking websites […]