Software & Sandwiches: Basics Pt. 2

Alright, so we’ve been over the major hardware components that make up a computer and how it stores and executes instructions.  Now, let’s talk about what those instructions are. Let’s go back to what the MS-DOS manual says a computer is: Your computer is made up of many parts called hardware.  Your hardware runs software … Continue reading "Software & Sandwiches: Basics Pt. 2"

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How the Stock Market Works

In my last post, we defined two criteria that are desirable in an investment: performance and convenience. We saw that the stock market fulfills both of these criteria, with incredible performance and, if done correctly, also incredible convenience. So today we’ll talk about how the stock market works. What is the stock market? The stock market is a … Continue reading "How the Stock Market Works"

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Computer Hardware: Basics Pt. 1

Trying to figure out how a computer works can be daunting, not necessarily because it’s too complicated, but because it’s really easy to get sucked into a black hole of technical specifications filled to the brim with undecipherable jargon.  I’m looking at you, Wikipedia. Fortunately, you really don’t need to know all the gory details … Continue reading "Computer Hardware: Basics Pt. 1"

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