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Stock Market Crash Explained In 5 Charts

September 28, 2020 | technology | No Comments

If you are reading this, you are probably wondering what the heck is going on with stocks.

As I’ll show, there are four out-of-sight forces driving the stock sell-off. And all you need to know is summed up in these five simple charts.

Tech stocks are dragging down the stock market

Let’s begin with tech, the culprit of the stock market pullback.

As Covid holed up the world, investors rushed to lockdown-immune tech stocks for shelter. This haste created a historic boom that nearly doubled the entire tech sector in just five months:

But the tech boom didn’t just buoy up tech companies. It lifted the entire stock market.

You see, tech’s put on some “weight” lately. For the past two decades, tech made up 18-22% of the S&P. But last month,

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The Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S are both capable of loading game worlds almost instantly, delivering seamless gameplay that won’t leave you waiting for minutes on a loading screen as an area is generated. That advantage compared to Xbox One is largely because of the new Xbox storage device, which is a custom NVMe SSD rather than the hard drives used previously. It’s one of the biggest game-changers going into the next generation, and if you’re wondering how it all works, we’ll break it down for you.

How does Xbox storage work on the new systems?

Xbox Series X – Quick Resume Tech Demo

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Computer Programming Explained

May 1, 2020 | programming | No Comments

Computer programming is the process of designing and writing computer programs. That is pretty straightforward, isn’t it?

At its most basic, you can think of programming as giving instructions to a computer to do something you want it to do – which might sound very similar to how you operate your desktop computer. Simplistically, the only difference between what you are doing now as a computer user and what you might do as a computer programmer is that the instructions are saved somewhere so they can be used over and over. As a matter of fact, if you have used macros in a software program like a word processor or spreadsheet (or countless other applications that are macro enabled) you have done computer programming of a sort.

Programs can be as simple as a set of instructions stored in a text file for doing some mundane task, like making backups … Read More

Many freelancers have questions about what is SEO; what is SEO copywriting; what is SEO writing. This article explains – in detail – what this is. And, how to make money from it as a freelance writer.

What is SEO?

SEO is an acronym for the phrase “search engine optimization.” Search engine optimization is all about doing specific things to your website to drive more traffic to it so that you can increase online sales – and traffic.

What are some of these “things?”

There are many, but here we will discuss what it is as it applies to freelance writers. And, this means writing text in a certain way so that web surfers (ie, internet users) can land on a particular site.

What is SEO As It Relates to Freelance Writers?

What freelance writers need to be concerned with is keywords. What are keywords? Keywords are the words and … Read More

Computer Memory and Behavior Explained

May 1, 2020 | computer | No Comments

As with anything known to man, computers are not without their quirks. It seems sometimes that computers almost plan to confuse and frustrate users as there are so many things that could be creating the strange behavior we see. Add to that the multiple forms of memory and the behaviors of each which may choose to exhibit rather strange and unwanted behavior at inopportune times, and you have the mixture for a thoroughly confounding experience.

However, there is no need to panic. Computer memory has a class of characteristics that are unique to it and that can help us further understand why it sometimes acts like it does. These characteristics consist of volatility, mutability, accessibility, and addressability. Throw in capacity and performance, and the mix isn’t that hard to decipher. Armed with this knowledge, we can understand computer memory and assist it in performing better for us.

Some terms we … Read More