The recent unpleasantness

Back on October 11, 2015, this website was “hacked” by some random group of miscreants. The hack placed new index.html and index.php pages in every folder, I learned upon further inspection of my hosted files via FTP. It made cleaning things up a bit tedious, but not difficult. I think the problem was that I […]

Dropbox makes USB drives obsolete

Well, maybe not obsolete, but definitely less integral for the mobile professional. I started using Dropbox roughly six months ago and have been consistently impressed with the service, single tweet of discontent aside. Dropbox syncs your files between computers on which you have their lightweight software installed. It creates a folder where you can store […]

Facebook as the intranet

When I first heard about the company using Facebook as their intranet, I wasn’t sure what to think. Serena Software is really replacing its existing intranet with Facebook as a front end linked to a low-cost content management system behind the firewall. The firm is just over 800 employees but is still globally based (operations […]

The tumblelog

If you’re subscribed to my RSS feed, you don’t need to check the site itself to receive any updates I make in terms of posts (or comments, made by everyone, in the case of the comments RSS feed). In that case, you may not have noticed yet that I’ve added a new “section” of sorts […]

Using RSS to keep up with your favourite sites

If you want to keep up with this blog but don’t want to have to remember to check back on a regular basis, one option available to you is the RSS feed. RSS (Really Simple Syndication) is a family of Web feed formats used to publish frequently updated content such as blog entries, news headlines […]