NATIONAL TECHIES DAY

National Techies Day on October 3rd encourages students to consider a career in technology.  With so many opportunities in the growing technology field, students seeking a career in technology will find promising choices anywhere they look.  In 2012, Engine Advocacy commissioned a report by the Bay Area Council Economic Institute in California. According to the …
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NATIONAL CYBERSECURITY AWARENESS MONTH

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month in October is an excellent reminder to maintain and protect your hardware and software.  Serious threats to personal data are at an all-time high. Everyone, including individuals and businesses of all sizes, needs to remain diligent in their protecting themselves from hackers and privacy breaches. Scammers of all sorts bombard us …
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NATIONAL IT PROFESSIONALS DAY

September 20, 2022 Annually on the third Tuesday in September, National IT Professionals Day honors the venerable geeks of the world we all rely on to keep us connected. The IT (information technology) professional is the unsung hero of modern business. These under-appreciated wizzes tackle the obstacles that leave the rest of us scratching our …
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DAY OF THE PROGRAMMER – September 13

On the 256th day of the year, the Day of the Programmer honors the innovators who continue to change the world, one program at a time.  Also known as International Programmers Day, this day is celebrated based on binary code. The number 256 is distinct to programmers. Represented by an eight-bit byte 256 equals 2 …
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NATIONAL FLASH DRIVE DAY – April 5

National Flash Drive Day on April 5 commemorates the date inventors filed their patent for the first USB Flash Disk. Their invention revolutionized the way we store and manage digital data! As information flowed from our fingertips, the flash drive became the go-to storage device. Called by many names, the USB (universal serial bus) drive …
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NATIONAL CLEAN OUT YOUR COMPUTER DAY

Observed on the second Monday in February, the 14th this year, National Clean Out Your Computer Day promotes taking time out of your day to do some basic housekeeping on your computer. Use things like thumb drives to safely store those precious photographs. I encourage you to also create a rescue drive on a separate …
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