Established: 1972

By | Jan 26, 2012

One may think that Email is a fairly new form of communications however it is credited to have been invented in 1972 by Ray Tomlinson who worked for Bolt Beranek and Newman as an ARPANET contractor. By chance he picked the @ symbol to denote sending messages from one computer to another, name-of-the-user@name-of-the-computer. The Hewlett-Packard […]

What’s Your Home Page

By | Jan 10, 2011

Every internet browser allows the setting of a home page. While I’m sure there are many who use the default that is set by the browser, many have selected their favorite page as their home. Here area few suggestions. Search Many times when we open our browser we are going to search for something on […]

A Third Begins Four

By | Nov 26, 2009

November 26, 2009 marks the third anniversary for 6 Things To Consider. Even if it comes from no one else I will wish myself and my readers a Happy Anniversary. With today actually being Thanksgiving, I have plenty to be thankful for. But that was yesterdays post. I am also going to take a break […]

Did You Know?

By | Apr 9, 2008

The rock band Jethro Tull took their name from an 18th century English agricultural pioneer. Tull invented the seed drill, a device that allowed farmers to sow seeds in well-spaced rows at specific depths at a specific seed rate in 1701. In 1752, not only was it the year that Britain adopted the Gregorian calendar, […]

Things to Read

By | Mar 13, 2008

Books There are all type of books on the market. Maybe you are fond of fiction. That’s one of the biggies. Check out the novels of John D. MacDonald and Stephen King, two of my favorites. For mysteries there’s Rex Stout’s Nero Wolfe and many others. For Science Fiction a good place to start would […]

Cyber Monday

By | Nov 25, 2007

1) The Monday after Thanksgiving has been termed ‘Cyber Monday’, with the belief that employees who do not have access to the Internet from home or only have dial-up access will be doing on-line shopping that day.2) The term was created as a Internet Marketing term in 2005. Is ‘Cyber Monday’ the busiest Internet Shopping […]

When shopping on-line

By | Nov 23, 2007

1) Create an on-line shopping email account. You may not want to use your regular email account for on-line shopping, since when entering an email address this does give the seller the right to send other promotional information. 2) Use secure Internet connections. You don’t want to shop using public computer like one at the […]

When starting a web log (blog).

By | Nov 26, 2006

1) Know who your audience may be. Do you want a private place to write your thoughts? Do you want your friends to read your thought? Is it a blog for information to be delivered to the masses? Knowing you audience may determine how and where you want to create the blog. 2) Have a […]

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