— because if it was easy, everyone would do it

  • Credits : John Sheehan and John Cottle

Coding is one of the highest art forms achieved by mankind; an idea - just an electrical impulse - is made real in an alternate electronic universe; the created idea however, does not have physical form, and yet can change the physical world; it cannot be touched, and yet may touch all mankind.

Computer Architecture & Systems

In science it often happens that scientists say, 'You know that's a really good argument; my position is mistaken,' and then they actually change their minds and you never hear that old view from them again. They really do it. It doesn't happen as often as it should, because scientists are human and change is sometimes painful. But it happens every day. I cannot recall the last time something like that happened in politics or religion.
Carl Sagan, 1987 CSICOP keynote address

General Information

Read about The Abacus.

There is a very good tutorial on UNIX available here. There is an advanced DOS batch programming tutorial.

The TechWeb encyclopaedia site can be used to define terms you don't understand. If you just want technical news, go here. Another good source of news is byte.com. Click here to read Silicon Republic (Irish based)

There is a tutorial section on networks produced by 3Com (the network people) which is well worth a visit. There is also a guide from about.com.

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