Goodbye personal computer?
In a large store of audio-video equipment, where he wandered for batteries, I watched the following picture. Three migrant workers from sunny Tajikistan (or Uzbekistan) were animatedly discussing a 17-inch laptop model worth about 60,000 rubles. They opened Vista menus, poked a finger at the price tag, got acquainted with the technical data. Clearly wanted to buy a typewriter. Being an individualist, I easily assume that someone is buying one. After all, a computer must be personal. For myself, for my wife, for a child, for elderly parents. You can also buy a dog. Everything is in full accordance with the best model of society – the consumer capitalist. Only it is unlikely that a guest worker will earn nearly 2,000 US tenge per laptop. It’s not only for him to live, he still needs to send a part of the money home to his wife and children. Well, is it possible to take for three … It turns out twenty thousand people. If for six – only 10 pieces. A netbook is more expensive, but here is a full-fledged laptop, a good brand, powerful hardware. Continue reading
Where to start learning programming?
How to learn the art of computer programming? And programming is an art! How to make a complex machine execute your commands? How to understand all the many programming languages?
Where to begin? What to pay special attention to? From the abundance of information on this issue dizzy. Do not despair, I will help you. Many programming languages have been invented, and many are no longer relevant. There is no need to learn all languages, it is important to choose a language for your tasks. All these languages have in common – they don’t speak them, they write programs. A program is a sequence of statements. Continue reading
Steve Jobs: why did he succeed?
Apple fans realized that this was inevitable. Their antagonists and indifferents did not think about this. October 5, 2011 Steve Jobs passed away …
If you have never seen records of his speeches, you probably draw him like this: an unprincipled, bile-oriented person oriented to profit. After all, only such a person could become a leader among business sharks? Watch iPhone, iPad, Stanford, or Steve Jobs presentations or interviews. You will understand that this is a sincere and intelligent person who achieved success only because he was engaged in a business for which he was born. Continue reading