Computers, Websites, and other Digital Gadgetry
What is novel today is old-hat tomorrow; but what is old-hat to someone today is still novel for someone else. These are our own thoughts about a variety of electronic novelties, for whoever finds them of interest.
Within our living memory, everyone was a beginner in the computer/electronics world. We thought we were just as good as beginners as anyone else, so our personal discoveries were written down aimlessly. Much later, they have been sorted out, culled, and offered for the use of others.
- Website Development The website technology supporting Philadelphia Reflections is PHP, MySQL and DHTML. The web hosting service is Internet Planners. The development of this website has provided an opportunity to learn new technology, to try out different techniques for getting noticed by the search engines and the trials and tribulations of dealing with malicious hackers and spammers who range from the annoying to the abusive. This collection of articles documents some of our experiences and we hope that people surfing the web looking for solutions to problems we've encountered will benefit.
- Computers, Digital Cameras, and Cellphones Much of the early development of the electronic computer took place in Philadelphia. We lost the lead, but it might return.
- West of Broad A collection of articles about the area west of Broad Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.