2014

New System arrives

Whoopee! I have a new computer. Dell i7 – 4770 Intel processor up to 3.9 GHz, this is the fastest processor I could find on the Dell. There was an Alienware that went up to 4 GHz but the rest of the spec was not so good, 32 GB RAM, Read more…

By pj, ago
2014

Stop Gap

But also a nice bit of tech. My computer won’t display moving pictures. After extensive tests it seems the sockets for RAM are faulty. The moment any load is placed on the computer it freezes requiring a hard reboot. Second Life is impossible. It will take at least a month Read more…

By pj, ago
2014

Bite The Bullet

Yes I have to give up. I’ve tried everything to make 8 gigs of RAM work on my computer without success. I’m running 64 bit windows with 4 gigs of RAM and it works, for now. My current system is over 5 years old, so it’s ready for replacement. So Read more…

By pj, ago
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Sigh

Been having a troublesome day so…….. I thought I would cheer myself up with some Art. I am more ignorant of Art than I care to mention but I know what I like. Perhaps the most famous paintings I have seen were in the Uffizi gallery in Florence my favourite Read more…

By pj, ago
2013

MOOCs

Infographic: How Many Students Are Completing Free Online Courses? (that are open to anyone) are more popular than Justin Bieber right now, but, as is to be expected from such a new medium, these online courses have their own share of issues. One puzzling problem is the low completion rates Read more…

By nowchangeyourlife, ago
2013

Essential Free Graphics

A good graphics program is essential. Photoshop is used by all professionals and I did a free online course where I learned the essentials. Photoshop CS2 is very old but available free of charge. I use it primarily to make backgrounds transparent. I have a green studio in Second Life Read more…

By nowchangeyourlife, ago
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