Monthly Archives: September 2013

When does a hardware firewall become justified?

In a discussion some time ago, I had, the question was raised  “In a small business setup one server, lets say Server 2008 and anywhere from 4-12 client computers.”;   How many computers before you really need to fork over the cash, for a dedicated firewall appliance? It seems to be commonly assumed that a dedicated firewall only… Read More »

Student arrested for virtually shooting classmates in game

Gray, Louisiana An 15 year old young man has been arrested for using a smartphone app called the real strike app to “shoot” classmates at H. L. Bourgeois High School.  The app places a virtual gun and user interface over a real background seen through the phone’s camera: in the style of a first person shooter game.    A student… Read More »

Sleep boosts brain cell numbers

Sleep boosts brain cell numbers In today’s BBC Health news:  there was a great article about new research, describing how sleep helps the brain.  The research suggests that ‘Sleep boosts brain cell numbers‘.    Getting enough sleep may have benefits: beyond what was previously thought. When sleep boosts your brain cell numbers, you might live longer.    You… Read More »