Reboot!

Unless you’re somehow blessed beyond all laws of probability, then you’ve experienced that phenomenon in which some computer-related piece of equipment of yours — desktop, laptop, phone, tablet, modem, router, robot housekeeper, etc., etc., etc. — fails to function properly, but then you power it off and then back on (i.e., you reboot the thing), … More Reboot!

“Happy Octave-Day to You…”

I’m going to a double-birthday party today.  That is, two little girls of my acquaintance — cousins to each other — share the same birthday, and the party today is a combination affair put on to celebrate both. A birthday, as we all know, is that occasion when good old Planet Earth — the orb … More “Happy Octave-Day to You…”