Thursday, 27 November 2014

Earn Money With CrowdFlower


Extra Money


I've been looking into earning a bit of money from home and came across www.crowdflower.com

Unlike another tasking site, there's no complex faffing about with different IDs and the grading system of how "good" you are is built into the tasks themselves without having to take special tests or exams.  There also seem to be plenty of tasks to be getting on with.

I've only just started and have made half a US dollar by identifying articles and finding their authors. Some of the sites are a bit on the adult side of things plus you need to make sure your anti-virus is ok and up to date as it sends you on a journey around the web looking at all these articles.

Payment is through paypal

The more tasks and hidden test tasks you do, the higher your grading - it reaches a certain point (don't remember the criteria) when it upgrades you to the next level where it starts paying more for each task.

It's well worth a look.

Thursday, 20 November 2014

Fascinating Video about Operating Systems

Here's a video all about operating systems, what they are and what they do.  Everything from protecting the security of the computer to providing access to the available hardware to providing a rich Graphical interface for the user







Wednesday, 19 November 2014

Monday, 17 November 2014

Coming Soon: Decision Making in How to Program 2


Coming Soon!


Soon there will be a new post in the How to program series of blog posts that is all about how computer programs make decisions.

Come Back soon!

Sunday, 16 November 2014

Spectacular Bristol Balloon Festival with Typhoon and Spitfire


This video shows some of the more spectacular events of the Bristol Balloon Festival 2014, including Spitfires, balloons, wing walking girls and the Typhoon Eurofighter  aircraft.


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Interested in Computers and how they work? 


Then take a look at these videos:

Magic Hexadecimal


Sometimes numbers shown on computer screens look a bit weird and include letters with the numbers.  Those weird looking numbers are hexadecimal and are very useful when programming computers.

Binary Numbers

Binary



This is an interesting video that I put together to demonstrate how binary numbers work and the importance to computers.  Everything is Binary