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Confirming that which was expected

In the scientific world confirming, through observation and testing, a hypothesis is a monumental accomplishment worthy of high accolades. Nevermind the fact that it may have already been supposed and generally accepted in some scientific model years before its discovery. To be fair, many hypothesizes could not be confirmed because technology was not advanced enough to allow observation or proper testing.

programming theory

Facebook and Bad Ads

Just to show how easy it is to deceive in the computer ad market I took this ad that showed up on Facebook feeds and dissected it a little bit. The sad truth is that deceitful ads like this generate millions in revenue.

We need more programming languages

As if we didn't have enough programming languages, we hear about new ones daily. Grouping code languages into object-oriented, imperative, functional, and declarative, may help in


Understanding The Semantic In Semantic Web

In a previous article I described how, in order to have a true Semantic Web, we would need to have a user action to direct the program. I would like to examine some of the motivations for this point of view.

Practical Example

Is online banking safe?

Just the facts

Online banking continues to be an increasing method of choice for conducting business, purchasing, and paying bills. According to a recent Pew report, fifty-one percent of U.S. adults, or 61% of internet users, bank online. Thirty-two percent of U.S. adults, or 35% of cell phone owners, bank using their mobile phones. The graph below shows  the gradual increase since the year 2000.

Online and mobile banking

The only thing to fear is fear itself


Linear Encryption Program


Do you carry passwords or sensitive information around on a portable device?

Created by Memphis Web Programming
Claudo-Clam© Linear Encryption Program is a password file protection method that ensures your password file is protected.
Click here to take a look.

Memphis Business Journal

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 12:19
Michael Sheffield
The Greater Memphis Chamber is one of six chambers in the state to receive a grant from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation to promote a new tool called, will assist high school students and adults returning to school to find the right college program and help businesses who are seeking to build the best workforce. Tennessee is among the first states in the nation to offer the new college selection tool. The American Institutes for Research’s (AIR)…

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 10:22
Ed Arnold
Last week, we previewed Memphis’ top private companies, but now the spotlight is on public companies. Click the slideshow to see the largest Memphis-based public companies Memphis Business Journal provides a look at the top of the lists in the June 24 print edition, and today we reveal the top five Memphis-based public companies. The list ranks each company by its most recent fiscal year revenue. To see the full Memphis-based Public Companies list — including top local executive, most recent…

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 09:29
Eric Snyder
Longtime UT Vols basketball coach Pat Head Summitt died Tuesday morning, following a battle with early onset Alzheimer's disease. She was 64. Summitt, the winningest basketball coach in NCAA history, announced her diagnosis in 2011. A private service and burial will be held in Middle Tennessee, where she was born and raised. A public service, the details of which have yet to be announced, will be held on the University of Tennessee Knoxville campus. “I was saddened to learn of the passing of…

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 07:21
Carolyn Tribble Greer
Do you find those chip-reading debit card readers to be slightly annoying? Swipe the card or insert it — or both? Signature or PIN — or neither? The new computer-chip-embedded cards are causing headaches for Cincinnati-based The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) too. The Wall Street Journal reports that Kroger has sued Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) over these transactions. The grocery store chain says it has been fined by the payment network, according to the report, and that Visa has threatened to raise fees and…

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 07:19
Eric Snyder
Gov. Bill Haslam wants the Tennessee Department of Revenue to institute a new rule which, if adopted, would almost certainly invite lawsuits. And that's exactly the point. The Chattanooga Times Free Press reports that Haslam wants the department to enact a rule that would require out-of-state online companies with more than $500,000 in annual sales in Tennessee to begin collecting sales taxes on July 1, 2017. Such a rule would almost certainly result in a legal challenge. As the Free Press reports,…

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