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Archive of posts published in the category: information
Apr
10

Computer Information Systems vs Computer Science

Computer Information Systems vs Computer Science Online DegreesThese days there are almost TOO many choices for online Computer Science and IT degrees. Which tech-savvy degree should you choose? What’s the difference between a Computer Information Systems vs Computer Science major? IS there really any difference? If so, which one is best for which career paths?

If you’re having trouble choosing an IT degree path, start by asking yourself which of the following three career questions interests you most:  

1. Why does the technology work?
2. How does the technology work?
3. What technology would work the best?

The question you find yourself most drawn to is a clue to which type of online degree you’d prefer when it comes to Computer Information Systems vs Computer Science.

Many of the online IT degrees offered today are related to Computer Science, Information Technology or Computer Information Systems. Each major shares much in common, but each also tends to focus

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Apr
7

SIW (System Information for Windows) by Gabriel Topala

SIW is an advanced System Information for Windows tool that analyzes your computer and gathers detailed information about system properties and settings (Software Information, Hardware Information, Network Information and Tools) and displays it in an extremely comprehensible manner.

SIW can create a report file (HTML, JSON, CSV, TEXT or XML), and you can run it in batch mode (for Computer Inventory, Hardware, Software and Network Information, Software License Management, Security Audit, Server Configuration Management).

The System Information is divided into few major categories:

Operating System, Software Licenses (Product Keys / Serial Numbers), Passwords Recovery, Installed Programs, Applications, Security, Accessibility, Environment, Regional Settings, File Associations, Running Processes, Loaded DLLs, Drivers, NT Services, Autorun, Scheduled Tasks, Databases, Audio and Video Codecs, Shared DLLs, ActiveX, MMC Snap-Ins, Shell Extensions, Event Viewer, Certificates, etc.

System Summary, Motherboard, BIOS, CPU, Memory, Sensors, Devices, Chipset, PCI/AGP, USB and ISA/PnP Devices, System Slots, Network Adapters, Video

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Apr
5

Official California Legislative Information

[Picture - Legislative Counsel Seal] [Picture - Official California Legislative Information]

As of November 30, 2016,


the leginfo.ca.gov website is no longer updated


Please use the new California Legislative Information website located at
http://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/.


We understand that information on the leginfo website may be important to users who incorporate it for use within their
own organizations. To ensure that this change will have minimal impact to your organization, users currently linking to
http://www.leginfo.ca.gov need to change their links to instead point to
the new California Legislative Information website located at
http://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/.

Files currently available on leginfo’s FTP site (ftp://leginfo.ca.gov/pub)
are also no longer updated as of November 30, 2016. Users of the FTP site, as well as users who are “scraping” the leginfo
site to obtain data, need to use the “Downloadable Data Files” feature available on the
California Legislative Information website.

Please note that the leginfo website will remain available to serve as an archive of California’s legislative information
(1993

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Apr
5

EPIC – Electronic Privacy Information Center

DOJ Responds to EPIC FOIA on Location Data

In response to EPIC’s Freedom of Information Act request to the Justice Department for information about the use of location data, including cell phone records, to counter the pandemic the DOJ wrote there are no “responsive records.” EPIC had asked for “all legal memos, analysis, communications, and guidance documents, in the possession of the Department of Justice, concerning the collection or use of GPS data and cell phone location data for public health surveillance.” The DOJ forwarded EPIC’s request to its Office of Legal Counsel to see if responsive records exist in that office. EPIC will continue to seek information about the DOJ’s views on the use of location data, and particularly phone records. After 9-11, the Justice Department supported the warrantless surveillance of Americans, a program that was later terminated after the New York Times broke the story, and EPIC pursued

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Apr
4

Satellite Internet and information about how it works



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Helpful details about VSAT services, beam coverages, antenna pointing, how it works, discussion and help forum.

The above five regional links provide my review details of a number of
businesses providing satellite internet and satellite broadband to end user customers. Due to the many providers set up in the past fifteen years you need to read
those pages carefully and also review the further entries listed towards the
ends of those pages. If you want your details included, just tell me: eric@satsig.net. There is no charge.

This web site is not commercial and we don’t sell anything, we are here to promote legitimate, satcom access for people in all locations, who are unable to gain access using
terrestrial ADSL via copper or optical fibre phone lines or using cable modems. Satcom is an alternative and

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Apr
3

SIV – System Information Viewer

siv.zip SIV Unicode Release Kit for Windows XP and later systems. You should use
SIV64X.exe on 64-bit Windows x64 and
SIV32X.exe on 32-bit Windows x86.
siv32l.zip 32-bit SIV ASCII add-on that is needed for the legacy Windows 2000, NT 4.00, NT 3.51 and 9X systems.
SIV64I for Intel Enterprise Servers. Using SIV32X do Menu->File->Download->SIV64I add-on
to get the native SIV64I.exe.
SIV32A for DEC Servers/Workstations. Using SIV32X do Menu->File->Download->SIV32A add-on
to get the native SIV32A.exe.
SIV Beta Doing Menu->File->Download->SIV Beta will download the latest SIV Beta.
The SIV Beta should not be mirrored as it changes frequently.
Note that siv.zip is always needed
as it contains the device description files, SIV kernel drivers and the SIV resource DLL.
The add-ons should be placed in the same folder as the files from siv.zip.
If
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Apr
2

Software Quality information, news and tips

New & Notable

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Get everyone into test automation maintenance

An important but overlooked aspect of test automation maintenance is the institutional knowledge of how the testing is done. Don’t restrict that information to just a few people.

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How do you run effective standup meetings?

When it comes to Agile standups, throw out the rulebook. Effective standup meetings result from flexibility, not rigidity. Follow these five guidelines to get more engagement.


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Mar
31

A Basic Introduction to Information Technology (IT)

The terms “information technology” and “IT” are widely used in business and the field of computing. People use the terms generically when referring to various kinds of computer-related work, which sometimes confuses their meaning.

What Is Information Technology?

A 1958 article in Harvard Business Review referred to information technology as consisting of three basic parts: computational data processing, decision support, and business software. This time period marked the beginning of IT as an officially defined area of business; in fact, this article probably coined the term.

Over the ensuing decades, many corporations created so-called “IT departments” to manage the computer technologies related to their business. Whatever these departments worked on became the de facto definition of Information Technology, one that has evolved over time. Today, IT departments have responsibilities in areas like computer tech support, business computer network and database administration, business software deployment, and information security.

Especially during the

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Oct
22

Newbie's Information To SEO (Search Engine Optimization)

From the world’s greatest brands to modest private web sites, Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is an essential device to drive traffic, acquire new customers and get found on-line. For advanced customers, the knowledge an analytics package supplies, mixed with information out of your server log recordsdata, can provide even more comprehensive details about how visitors are interacting together with your paperwork (resembling extra key phrases that searchers might use to find your website).

Webmasters and content material providers began optimizing web sites for search engines like google and yahoo in the mid-Nineteen Nineties, as the first search engines like google and yahoo have been cataloging the early Net Initially, all webmasters wanted solely to submit the handle of a page, or URL , to the assorted engines which would ship a ” spider ” to “crawl” that web page, extract hyperlinks to other pages from it, and return information found … Read More

Sep
3

What Are The Greatest Websites For Drug Information?

In case you have a local enterprise that caters to the folks that live in your city or city, then advertising on the internet has in all probability not been a horny way to attain folks. Monetizing this kind of website may be very straightforward, you’ll be able to depart it free at begin, and earn from promoting, since you may publish ads all around the sidebars, or you may cost for listings, or featured listings, cost for the number of photos, or simply based on category.

It’s as a result of these websites are designed to be very consumer-pleasant. Widespread fonts and writing techniques of the same previous text are additionally being advanced to offer a brand new look to the created designs. They’ve an integration feature and you can share your posts from other blogs through this website just like you share hyperlinks through social media and get … Read More