The women code-breakers who operated the first electronic computer
Rare picture of women code-breakers who operated the world's first electronic computer during WWII has been uncovered. The photo has been kept in a bureau by Joanna Chorley for 7 decades. The 88-year-old was part of the Colossus C watch at Bletchley Park in Buckinghamshire and one of the world’s first computer operators. Colossus Mk I attacked its first Lorenz-encrypted message on 2/5/1944 in a bid to decipher the highly sophisticated cipher used in communications between Hitler & his…
Turn an Old Computer Into a Do-Anything Home Server with FreeNAS 8
You've heard the word "server" thrown around a lot, but usually in the context of web sites or big companies that have a lot of data to store. In reality, a server can be just as useful in your home. In this guide, we'll walk through how to create your own home server out of an old or cheap computer that can do all your downloading, streaming, and backup tasks 24/7.
Guilty pleasure gwaine, from merlin. I LOVE terrible bbc TVs, particularly anything involving magic because cheap special effects make my life. BUT this cheeky face can't be ignored. Not so much pretty as adorable.