News RSS

Grace Murray Hopper

“Probably the most dangerous phrase that anyone could use in the world today is that dreadful one: ‘But we’ve always done it that way.’” -Rear Admiral Grace Murray Hopper Rear Admiral Grace Murray Hopper was one of the pioneers of the modern computer. Hopper was commissioned by the Navy to help develop the very first computer - the Harvard Mark 1 (which was 51’ X 8’ X 2’!). Nicknamed the Queen of Software, Hopper is best known as a trailblazer for writing machine code in English and developing the first compiler, which is a program that converts instructions into a machine-code or a lower-level form so that they can be read and executed by a computer. She is perhaps less well...

Continue reading

How to Be Indistractible

My computer battery is at 11% and I’m not near an outlet. I need to sit down and focus. I’m going to use a method to strengthen my attention span on a single task and be more productive in this moment. If you take advantage of the technique below you’ll see immediate returns to your productivity and sense of accomplishment!

Continue reading