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Google’s Mobile Algorithm – Are you mobilized?

Google's Mobile Algorithm - Are you mobilized?
If you’ve been paying attention – and I know you have – these mobile devices they have now¬†are pretty popular… ūüėČ Pretty popular as in, “what’s a desktop computer?” popular. As in, “Star Trek¬†is so old school, the phone in my pocket¬†is more advanced than Seven of Nine’s PADD¬†from the 24th¬†century” popular. As an early ...

BASHAPOCALYPSE

BASHAPOCALYPSE
This is so new, it’s barely made the headlines. Rather than rehash in a new article, I am going to link to the¬†wired.com and bbc¬†articles regarding this brand new threat – Shellshock – that is purported to be a 10 of 10 on the danger Richter scale for computers¬†worldwide. ¬†While the last major issue was ...

A Brief History of the World Wide Web

A Brief History of the World Wide Web
Well, this is quite possibly the geekiest¬†thing I’ve ever posted, but as a fact, it’s kinda cool. 1989 March, 1989 – Tim Berners-Lee submits a proposal for a distributed information system at CERN. 1990 December, 1990 – The world’s first website and server go live at CERN. 1991 January, 1991 – The Web extends to ...

Heartbleed

Heartbleed
Throwing together a last minute post under any circumstances is difficult Рfor me anyway. I agonize over details.  However, this is important and I wanted to get this out there in some  form Рquick and dirty. Amended: These sites have helpfully documented the servers that have been patched that needed it, those that ...

Para – what? Parallax, updates, and shameless self-promotions 2

Para - what? Parallax, updates, and shameless self-promotions
You’ve heard the term: parallax… Sounds like something you might take for your ¬†stomach. Nope, it’s yet another web technology that’s been sweeping the internet. ¬†Parallax, by definition is “an apparent change in the position of an object resulting from a change in position of the observer” or “the angular difference in direction of a ...

Responsive Web Design

Responsive Web Design
The way people access the internet today has changed dramatically in just a few short years and it will, no doubt, continue to change.  As with all technological advances, it is a semi-Herculean task to keep up. (The  brand new computer you bought today is already old and needs updating by the time you get ...