Memory Leaks Make Our Eyes Leak and Our Show Late

Christy, Joe, and has calls from Tom and Mary this week and talk about mapping and remote desktop solutions (to control a computer from another location.)

 

  1. Tom asks about an unscheduled schedule change at KNVC
  2. Mary calls about permissions MAC OS needs to share a screen on ZOOM

 

 

 

“Internet should be Free for All but if it is then it is a Free for All.” 

“Giving the Stink Eye” 

“Memory Leaks Makes Us Sad” 

“Hold On There Buckaroo” 

 

 

TECH BATTLE PLANS


API

Application Programming Interface. A set of commands that allow different programs and users to use a common application

 NAS

Network Attached Storage. Hard Drives connected directly to a network and available to users of the network for storage.

 Kernel

Programming at the most basic level of a computer system handling essential functions with the highest privileges and security.

Garbage Collection

An operating system process that collects unused memory and resources that are mistakenly marked as still in use and returns them to availability.

VPN

Virtual Private Network makes a private connection through the internet. More at BBT March 24, 2020

 Panic

A severe system stopping crash caused by errors at the most basic level of the computer’s operation.

 NAS

Network Attached Storage. Hard Drives connected directly to a network and available to users of the network for storage.

Memory Leaks

When a computer program or process does not return memory it uses to the system when it terminated.

RAID

Redundant Array (of) Inexpensive Disks Many physical hard drives logically linked into one large hard drive for speed and reliability.

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“Smart” TV Plays Dumb

Christy, Joe, and has one caller this week trying to out-smart their SmartTV

 

  1. Teri is trying to connect her SmartTV to her home Wifi. Later we confirm that the Internet Connection was broken on the TV when we tried a wire connection.

 

 

Wi-Fi Generations
1: 802.11b 2.4 GHz (1999)
2: 802.11a 5 GHz (1999)
3: 802.11g 2.4 GHz (2003)
4: 802.11n 2.4/5 GHz (2009)
5: 802.11ac 5 GHz (2014)
6: 802.11ax 2.4/5 GHz (2019)
6E: 802.11ax 6GHz (2019)

 

“I remember the Memory Effect” 

“Batteries Are Arranged in Cells-Just Like Prisons” 

“If Something Hurts…Quit Doing It” 

 

 

TECH BATTLE PLANS


Memory Effect

Nickel-cadmium batteries lose capacity when recharged before fully discharged. Strangely current Li-Ion Batteries need to be kept less than fully charged/ discharged  for best battery life.

DISM

Deployment Image Servicing and Management. A command line tool used on offline images of Windows but can also service a running Windows System

SFC

 System File Checker. A command line tool to repair missing or corrupted system files

CHKDSK

A command line tool that checks the integrity of the file system and optionally tries to fix it.

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Moving Through Time

Christy, Joe, and callers talk about program transfer, WordPress site transfer, and finally setting a date.

 

  1. Michelle is moving Quickbooks. (See PCmover for a way to move programs with a commercial program)
     
  2. David is bringing back a WordPress site
     
  3. Bette is out of date every day.

Joe has a good story more mythology than history about Rear Admiral Grace Hopper and the bug. Here’s another account in Computerworld


 

“We only got a half-hour show.” 

“The Big Battery Helps the Little Battery” 

“Another Option is to Ignore It” 

 

 

TECH BATTLE PLANS


Pixel

Smallest unit of light on a monitor. A single pixel of light is a group of 3 light emitters: red, green, and blue that are used to produce a single dot of color.

Image Backup

A complete copy of the hard drive contents not just the data. Also call “cloning” a drive.”

Portable

An old style 

DLL

Dynamic Link Libraries parts of programs contained in separate files that can be used by other programs.

PHP

A scripting language used for website creation that now stands for PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor.

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Managing WordPress 

Christy, Joe, and callers talk about WordPress, AOL, and poetry!

 

  1. Steve how to get updated posts on WordPress to the top of his site.
     
  2. Mary tries to get AOL web pages to behave
     
  3. BBT is Luke’s only hope to find an old website.
     
  4. Poet J. Paul Horgan shares “Online All The Time”

 


 

“Like a Crazy Person…Click Everything You See.” 

“Be Somewhere in the Vicinity of Your Computer” 

“Didn’t You Call in June?” 

 

 

TECH BATTLE PLANS


 CMS

Content Management System is a database of text, images, music, video, and other files and the information on how to mix them to present them on a website.

Hosted

Hosted Services are installed, secured, maintained and updated by a third party service provider instead of the user and creator of the site’s content.

NFT

Non Fungible Token One of a kind  authenticated entry recorded on a blockchain pointing to a specific artwork or digital item. 

Blockchain

A secure open digital ledger tracking transactions of digital and physical items.

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Joe Talks About the Hora in Star Trek

Don’t shoot – The mind meld scene is age restricted and can only be shown on YouTube.