Archive for October, 2008

Things to Do Around the Office to Save Energy

When looking at the standard monthly costs of many businesses, three of the areas that has a great portion of those cost are lighting, office machines and the heating and cooling (HVAC) system. Lighting: Reduce lighting. There are a couple of ways to do this is to take advantage of natural daylight. Turning lights off […]

Use the Internet, Luke!

At the end of the original Star Wars, the voice of Ob-Wan Kenobi informs Luke Skywalker to use the force in his attempt to destroy the Death Star. As the US election draws near, I am changing that phrase a bit to say use the Internet. Use the Internet to help you make an informed […]

Acronym: SIP

SIP – Session Initiation Protocol. This is an Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) standard for initiating an interactive user session involving multimedia elements such as voice, video, gaming etc. SIP works in the Application layer of the Open Systems Interconnection communications model.Requests can be sent through any transport protocol, such as UDP, SCTP, or TCP. […]

Parts of an eMail

There are 3 major parts of an email. They are the Header, the Body and the Signature Line. Header The header has information about the sender. Some of the information is kept hidden to the reader by the email software (either web-based services such as GMail or software readers such as those by MicroSoft and […]