Travel, Code, and Engineering

Wi-Fi Marketing Terminology

My desktop recently died on me, so I'm looking to build a new computer. Part of the build includes a USB Wi-Fi adapter. The last Wi-Fi adapter I bought was 802.11g. Since then, 802.11n and 802.11ac...

MERS and Epidemic Curves

I'm planning a trip to Korea in about a month. An outbreak of MERS started a little over a month ago, so I became concerned that my trip might have to be cancelled. I researched the MERS outbreak...

Applying for an F-1 Student Visa

The first step in getting an F-1 student visa is to be accepted by an American school. This can be either a college/university, English-language program, or high school. The process for being...

Comparison of 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz Wi-Fi

There are a number of misconceptions about 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz Wi-Fi. Let's clear those up.

Shopping in the Philippines Part 2 of 2

Living in the Philippines was a daily adventure. Even something as simple as going shopping presented new and interesting challenges. This is part two of a two-part series.