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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Tell a joke day August 16

Knock, knock? Who’s there? It’s August 16th, National Tell a Joke Day. Find a way to tickle your funny bone today. While the origins of this funny holiday are unknown, feel free to laugh, giggle, chorale, and give those around you a smile. It’s safe to assume the creator of this holiday was endevoring to …
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NATIONAL CELL PHONE COURTESY MONTH – July

National Cell Phone Courtesy Month during July encourages us to evaluate our cellular habits and consider others before we reach for our phone. Our phones have become an integral part of our lives. We schedule events, organize shopping lists, order birthday presents and communicate all from this one, small device. Do we even make a …
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NATIONAL TELEPHONE DAY – April 25

On April 25th, we observe National Telephone Day. Around the world, there are 9.82 billion mobile phones. And while some predicted the landline to be obsolete by 2020, there are still about 931 million landlines around the world. Obtaining a Patent The correct answer to a trivia question like “Who invented the telephone?” is the name on …
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NATIONAL TAFFY DAY

May 23rd celebrates a mouth-watering confection on National Taffy Day. Taffy candy has been made and sold for many years and has become a favorite souvenir of many vacationers. Salt water taffy in was invented 1883 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Confectioners make this sweet treat using boiled sugar and butter. They stretch and pull …
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WORLD PASSWORD DAY

World Password Day is a celebration to promote better password habits. Passwords are critical gatekeepers to our digital identities, allowing us to access online shopping, dating, banking, social media, private work and life communications. We just spent the last 3 days dealing with a hacked password. Somehow my moms cellphone account got hacked. They used private information …
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