Article: Windows Versus Linux: An Honest Review

Office Applications, Open Source, Operating Systems, Software

Windows Versus Linux: An Honest Review

You see, the common misconception with Linux is that it’s something only computer gurus, geeks, and coders can use. Many people think that the only reason you’d use a Linux-based Operating System is for hacking purposes. The other misconception is that a Linux-based Operating System is so much different than Windows or Mac that you’d spend all your time learning something new.

All of this I’ve found to be untrue, by a long shot. Yet fear – fear of the unknown is what keeps many from trying it.

What is truly interesting about the Linux Community is the vastness of options. When I discovered that I had a choice, that I wasn’t stuck with something I didn’t enjoy, it was like my eyes were opened to a brand new world that I never knew existed. Plus if I didn’t like one, I could just download another distro and try it out. If something wasn’t stable or fast enough, no problem. Why? Because I had options.

Read full article

Article: Layer-two scaling solutions solve enterprises’ public blockchain challenges

Blockchain

Layer-two scaling solutions solve enterprises’ public blockchain challengesLayer-two scaling solutions solve enterprises’ public blockchain challenges

At the end of 2019, research firm Forrester and Big Four firm Ernst & Young, or EY, published a report surveying the adoption of public blockchains by enterprises. Findings revealed that 75% of respondents were likely to use a public blockchain in the future.

Although this was the case, the report also found that most enterprises were still using private blockchains to ensure security, privacy and scalability. What was also noted in the survey as the top three concerns regarding public blockchain networks were a lack of maturity, security and privacy issues.

Read full article