Prime Time in July

Prime Time in July

The dog days of summer, as they once were called, not only historically came with a lack of serious news, but a slump in the retail market, too. People were assumed to be on summer vacation down at the beach or up in the mountains or off in some distant town. They...
How a $30 LED is Saving Us a Ton of Time

How a $30 LED is Saving Us a Ton of Time

Sometimes a real-world object is the answer to a virtual-world problem. We manage data backups for one of our clients.  If  you have ever done that job for even a small network, you know it can be a challenge.  The ideal situation is for it to quietly copy all the...
Welcome to the Gaming Multiverse

Welcome to the Gaming Multiverse

For children, everything, even work, is play. For adults, everything, even play, is work. So instead of just jumping in like a kid at Christmas armed only with boundless enthusiasm, for us old tired grown-ups, maybe it would be a good idea to first study the lay of...