Author Archives: DocDock

Alternative facts to alternative reality

Over the last few years the world has become a bit topsy turvy but it feels like acquiesce to the truth is leading us more and more into a world where people’s fantasy replace everyone else’s facts. Definition of Fact … Continue reading

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Stone age to cloud age

Back in the day when you needed a computer or a technical infrastructure you needed some money and you had to go and purchase actual computer equipment. With the wonders of the cloud technology it is possible to connect to … Continue reading

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Electronic system ESTA

National security is important, you don’t want to let sketchy people into your country. This is somewhat easy to determine for people applying for permanent visas. They have to provide a lot of information and the number of applicants are … Continue reading

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REST services – High tech easier than ever before

A few years ago I was doing some fooling around with creating my own RESTful services server. Restful services in Java Simple server example Simple client example Client and Server 360 Degree of restful server 360 Degree of Restful client … Continue reading

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REST services – the Node JS simple server

NodeJS has actually encapsulated all of the hard work. A simple server that will wait for HTTP GET statements. This simple server program has a lot of functionality. It is an example of three different endpoints that can be called. … Continue reading

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I want to support my local store

Don’t you hate it when you go to your local store to purchase their wares and they tell you nope we don’t want your money. I might be paraphrasing my recent encounter at Conrad Electronics. I wanted to purchase one … Continue reading

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Consumer DRM – pecked to death by ducks

It is difficult to where exactly we are on the spectrum. A few instances of creative companies using DRM and other protective designs preventing consumers from buying compatible consumables. Previously, it seemed that companies were using Patent law to prevent … Continue reading

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Unanticipated consequences from BREXIT to climate change

Who would have thought that BREXIT or perhaps Covid 19 could have such an effect. I try to actually shop in stores to ensure there is competition to Amazon and Alibaba. However, from time to time I will purchase something … Continue reading

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Making a fortune in 2022

The amount of IT that is at your finger tips in the year 2022 (or really since 2015) is amazing. It is possible to research how to make vegetarian chili or get help in selling your old computer monitor. From … Continue reading

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A bit of (excessive) advertising

I am actually glad that I do not see how many minutes per week I spend at YouTube. It is a convenient place to get some news, see some how to video and if you need to relax there are … Continue reading

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