Fry’s Electronics Shut Down One Year Ago

Fry’s Electronics shut down suddenly but not unexpectedly one year ago on Wednesday, February 24, 2021. I made 14 videos covering the zombie retailer from September 2019 through August 2021. Take a trip down memory lane.

2019

2020

2021

You can also check out my Fry’s Electronics playlist on YouTube.

THE TRUTH About 4K Webcams for Virtual Meetings

Casey Neistat tweeted out about the Opal C1 webcam. The first professional webcam that has better 4K video quality than a DSLR camera. Casey asked in his tweet, “Why hasn’t anyone done this yet? As I replied in my own tweet, most virtual meeting software uses only 720p video. The truth about 4K webcams for everyone else is that they add nothing to virtual meetings.

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Americans Against Arabic Numerals As An Internet Meme

During the Christmas break, I saw this screenshot of a poll in my Twitter feed. “Should American schools teach Arabic Numerals as part of their curriculum?” With 2,313 votes submitted, the breakdown was 29% Yes, 57% No, and 14% No Opinion. If that sounds familiar, a tweet based on an actual poll made headlines in 2019. That poll had 56% of Americans against Arabic numerals. What does these tweets reveal about Americans in 2022?

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Take CompTIA Linux+ Cert Beta Exam (XK0-005) for $50 #SHORTS

CompTIA is now offering a $50 US beta exam (XK0-005) for their Linux+ certification. Regular exam price is $380 US. You can scheduled the beta exam from now through Friday, February 18, 2022. The results won’t be official until the exam releases in June 2022.

I scheduled my online exam for the last day to give myself two months of studying time. I got the “CompTIA Linux+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide: Exam XK0-004” by Ted Jordan. I should pass since I used Linux since the late 1990s.