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Shawn Gordon

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Shawn Gordon founded The Kompany.com, a leading developer of commercial software and open source development on Linux for many years. He also founded ProgRock Records, a leading record label in the Progressive Rock community with over 100 artists. He's spent years building products and solutions, all the while writing over 100 articles for various magazines covering software reviews, programming tips, interviews and music piracy.

There eight bits in a byte. A byte represents one character, like the letter “P”. Every day, nearly three Quintillion bytes of data are...

When I was married, my wife would hire a service to deep clean the house every few months. It was always nice to have it...

Text messaging, as we now know it, has been around since the early- to mid-90s, and given the current age of innovation one might...

Edward Snowden may well be considered a traitor as he sits in Russia avoiding the US justice system after releasing millions of sensitive documents...

This ESRI Conference was just amazing, it was very difficult to slow down and look at the vendors closely, so many of them were...

“The Cloud” has been all over the news and media in ever more frequent stories. There is even a new comedy coming out called...

Social media's roll in cyberbullying Physical bullying has existed since the dawn of man and has had many tragic victims. Cyberbullying has been on a...

In the long, long, ago, in the before time, I would read the paper to research stocks and put buy and sell orders in to my stock broker, who also put in his two-cents of what I should buy and sell (he was rarely right) and he took a nice big commission for the privilege of it.

I’m probably a bit of an oddity in that I mostly use YouTube to watch instructional videos, be it programming languages or how to replace the glass on the cell phone my daughter just broke for the fourth time.