“Question everything” – this is the translation of this Latin dictum, which belongs to the French philosopher and scientist of the 17th century Rene Descartes. In Soviet times, even schoolchildren knew these words, but not because the Descartes philosophy “passed” in the then school. It turns out that it was Marx’s favorite saying, and the beloved sayings of the leaders of the world proletariat were supposed to know. De omnibus dubitandum. Useful principle. Especially nowadays with his bloated reverence for the magic of “authoritative opinions.” It’s very useful to turn off these opinions, as they turn off annoying ads, and try to think with your own head. So now I’ll take up thoughts about earning opportunities on the World Wide Web. And my virtual acquaintance living in the Far East moved me to this. The woman is Continue reading
Many probably know that the entire Wikipedia extensive text base is periodically stored in the form of dumps, which are always available for free download and use. And if you are familiar with Wikipedia, then you probably would like to make a copy for yourself and place it on your home computer. But perhaps you do not know how to do this. Or are you familiar with only one way to copy Wikipedia – the one that is described in detail on their website, that is, into the already installed MediaWiki * environment. But the “monster” of MediaWiki is not installed at all.
Meanwhile, making a copy of Wikipedia is not difficult, since there is a fairly simple way that does not require Continue reading
Any material on any site wins, provided it is illustrated with photographs, drawings, diagrams and other graphic files. And if the size of these files does not matter when typesetting the material on a modern computer equipped with gigabytes of RAM and hundreds of gigabytes of space on the hard drive, then when publishing on the Internet the situation changes.
In our country, only a few of the largest cities can boast the availability of high-speed unlimited Internet. The province still sits tightly on modem communications, and the backwoods even on GPRS (communication using a mobile phone). The data transfer rates on these channels are depressingly low, so large web pages load annoyingly slowly. Since image files are champions in their place, you should reduce them as much as possible with the selected quality standard. How to do it in a few Continue reading