A supercomputer is by definition a computer that has a higher level of performance compared to the conventional general purpose computer. But what are supercomputers used for? Supercomputers play an integral role in computational intensive tasks such as quantum mechanics or climate research. IBM which has been at the forefront of supercomputing shows the constant [...]

Moore’s Law

Moore's law is an observation that Dr. Gordon E. Moore, a director of research and development at Fairchild Semiconductor, made about technological components becoming smaller and more efficient at an exponential rate. Moore's law depends on two factors, technological advances and the growth rate of manufacturing. That means for Moore's Law to remain valid society [...]

OSI Model

The Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model is the structure that explains a networking system. The model has 7 layers and was first conceived in the 1970s when networking was initially conceived. In a nut shell the OSI model is the list of operations that happen within a networking system. It is also a universal language [...]

Space Tourism

Space tourism has experienced short spurts of reality. In 2001 Dennis Tito became the first tourist, paying $20 million, to travel to the international space station. Yet there hasn't been much activity within space tourism since 2009, but things are changing and space tourism seems very probable in 2019. Currently several space trips are being [...]


Ransomware is a type of malicious software that is used to lock access to a computer system once a ransom is paid. Ransomware is usually caused by suspicious emails or certain unknown websites. Ransomware has been at the center of current news due to it's prevalence in today's society. For instance hackers are increasingly using [...]