The Steps To Fix a Mac Hard Drive

I have had a mac computer for about five years and never had a problem with it until recently. The problem that occurred was a hard drive failure. This happens with any computer eventually, so I know it has nothing to do with the quality of Apple computers. I love Apple computers and know they are built very well. When my computer hard drive failed, the first thing that I did was look for ways to perform a mac hard drive recovery. I printed …

Intellectual Property And Your Work: Protection

ipaypThe Congress shall have power .. to promote the Progress of Science and useful Arts by securing for limited Times to Authors and Inventors the exclusive Right to their respective Writings and Discoveries.” -US Constitution, Article 1, Section 8, Clause 8

To fulfill this charge, Congress has been securing rights to authors for more than two centuries. But our Founding Fathers couldn’t have imagined how current technology would threaten this whole scheme.

If you think I mean the photocopier, wake up and smell the …

Short Story Writing Can Have Massive Rewards

sswchA famous writer once defined the novel as “prose of a certain length that has something wrong with it.” A short story can afford no such flaws. The story writer whose only aim is to write beautiful prose runs the risk of overlooking the story’s arc–its natural rise and fall. A story is held together not by fascinating characters, witty dialogue and lyrical scenes, but by the shape into which these critical elements are combined.

Let’s assume you’ve written a solid first draft about …

Java For Business Takes A Step Forward

There’s no shortage of articles arguing the technical advantages of Java and the JavaBeans component model, in terms of platform portability, reduced complexity, inherent networkability, and robustness. However, while Java is a better technical solution, it is equally true that a language’s power lies not only in its features and capabilities, but also in its acceptance and use. For example, Java has quickly become a de facto standard for serious Web applications and has strong industry impetus behind it. The newest generation of development

Guidebooks Are Hot. Not Just Now, But Forever!

gahnnAs more and more people seek active, do-it-yourself vacations, or new places in their own backyards to hike, paddle, pedal or climb, outdoor guidebooks continue to gain in popularity.

“The market is expanding in various directions,” say Gordon Hardy, editor al Appalachian Mountain Club Books. “There are books for rock-climbers and mountain-bikers, but there is also much more information geared to people who are not hardcore; more books geared toward families–for example, our nature walk series.”

Couch potatoes want the inspiration–and the how-to and …

Zip Disks! I Have Not Missed You!

How does this sound: A disk that’s barely larger than a standard 3.5-inch floppy with a 100MB capacity, costs less than $20, and transfers data at nearly the speed of a hard disk.

What’s the catch? You must have a special drive to use these disks. But that’s actually part of the appeal. As a self-contained box, Iomega’s Zip drive installs easily into your PC or Mac.

Zip-DriveThe Zip drive is simply one of the year’s best products for small-business computer users. Granted, hard-drive …

Weekly Readers: They Need Your Inspirational Tales!

wrThey’re the Weekly Readers of the Sunday School classrooms–wispy, four-colored pages that barely seem substantial enough to be called “magazines.” In fact, most often they’re referred to as “take-home papers.”

For readers, the papers they receive in church or Sunday School classes are a means to reflecting on Christian values throughout the week. For writers, they represent a large market eager for personalized fiction, nonfiction, essays, poems, self-help and how-to. Several years ago my first personal experience article was accepted by Power for Living. …

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