…of ‘perfect storms’, explorer, & internet…

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…”World Bank: Perfect storm warning for 2016″…”RIP IE: Older versions of Microsoft’s Internet Explorer lose support next week”…”Surviving Without Internet: BC town offline since November living like it’s 1990″…

It seems the BRICS economies–Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa are all in trouble and could inhibit economic growth worldwide for 2016!

It’s been quite sometime now that Microsoft’s XP operating system has been unsupported & now starting January 12th the older version of the IE browser will meet the same fate. Users caveat emptor is the message!

It seems the residents of Stewart, BC are having quite the time!
“It’s frustrating. How do you say that in French? I’m pissed off”, grumbled one resident!
The good news apparently, thought not soon enough for many, is that all should be re-connected by February!

Yikes!

The Internet is just a world passing around notes in a classroom. ~Jon Stewart

The Internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow. ~Bill Gates

Give a person a fish and you feed them for a day; teach that person to use the Internet and they won’t bother you for weeks. ~Author Unknown

Warning: the Internet may contain traces of nuts. ~Author Unknown

Almost overnight, the Internet’s gone from a technical wonder to a business must. ~Bill Schrader

The age of technology has both revived the use of writing and provided ever more reasons for its spiritual solace. Emails are letters, after all, more lasting than phone calls, even if many of them r 2 cursory 4 u. ~Anna Quindlen

Cheers to a thriving Thursday that sings— connected!!!

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