Tech Talk: Understanding simple home computer networking

Rocco Maglio is a software engineer with over 23 years of experience. He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

Setting up a network can seem daunting if you are uninitiated. There are three items that you see: IP address, subnet mask, and gateway. The IP address is the number of your machine. It will be something like

Embracing Olives

Photos by Sue Quigley
Local couple’s olive grove producing fine, aromatic olive oils

Bottles of freshly pressed Extra Virgin Olive Oil from olives grown and then milled at The Olive Grove.

Close to the SunCoast Parkway bicycle trail in Brooksville, there’s a small olive grove where you can find some truly fine fresh olives and olive products.

The 5-acre and some, spread is the domain of Cambren and Deirdre Davis, a couple who fell in love with Italy when they vacationed there a few years ago.

Good Food: Richie B's Brick Oven Pizza

Richie B’s Brick Oven Pizza is located on Mariner Boulevard just north of Northcliffe Boulevard in a small strip mall next to Suncoast Credit Union. It lists pizza and other menu items on the front window with large letters.

The owner is Richie B and he is an experienced restaurateur who didn’t find retirement all that much fun. Richie would rather be cooking up a pie and taking care of customers at his pizza place in Spring Hill.

What information does the internet know about you?

Rocco Maglio, Certified Information Systems Security Professional, CISSP, has over 20 years in the field of software engineering.

Companies on the Internet can collect information about you any time you are online.

Usually you have several browser windows open. You are logged into facebook or google in one window and browsing in another window.

How to avoid online scams

Rocco Maglio, is a Certified Internet Security Systems Professional (CISSP). He has worked in the web and software industry for over 20 years as a software architect and engineer.

A continuing problem with the Internet in the anonymous nature of users leads to it being a popular place for scammers. They can send emails that convince you to give personal information and police will not have a way to trace where the email went.

Eats and Art

The Copper Kitchen — a less than traditional beauty on wheels ready to drive your tastebuds wild

The Copper Kitchen in Spring Hill

The Temptations singing “My Girl” filled the air in and around Rodney Jones’ The Copper Kitchen food truck and customers relaxed on nearby picnic tables beneath brightly colored, windsails as Jones prepared their dishes.

This is no ordinary lonchera. This food truck doesn’t move. It’s more an eclectic outdoor restaurant that happens to serve food from a truck — a very distinctive truck.


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