Punch Card
Punch Card

Punch Card

Punch Card covers technology in any form, including computers and programming; cryptocurrencies and blockchains; as well as videogames, movies, and television. The name is a tribute to the use of punched cards in early automation machinery, such as textile looms in the 18th century, along with semiautomatic data processing, such as those invented to tabulate census data in the 19th century.

How Credit Cards Save You Money

10 May 2021 6 minute read 0 comments coip

Introduction Previously I wrote about what I learned in a Dave Ramsey course in financial literacy and how I ended up agreeing with his preference for the snowball method of debt repayment over the avalanche method despite it not making as much sense...

Snowball vs. Avalanche Strategies of Paying Down Debt

6 May 2021 4 minute read 2 comments coip

Introduction A few years ago my employer offered a free Dave Ramsey course in financial literacy. Not only would taking the three-day course cost me nothing, but, even better, I got to do it on company time, making it a no-brainer to sign up. The cou...

5 Reasons to use Presearch instead of Google

25 Mar 2021 8 minute read 3 comments coip

Introduction My favorite genre has always been science fiction (sci-fi), not just because I enjoy technology but more so as thought experiments on how technologies shape society. Growing up during the home computer revolution and the rise of the Wor...