You may have noticed that some of the websites you frequently visit are not working today. This is because countless websites are “going dark” in protest of the SOPA and PIPA legislation in the U.S., which will be voted on as of January 24th. The list includes Wikipedia, Reddit, Tucows, and a few hundred, if…Details
You’ve heard of SOPA, right? This is a bill in the U.S. that will make it really easy for the government to shutdown websites that they THINK are illegal, etc. If you aren’t aware, you really should be, as it could potentially touch us all. GoDaddy initially supported SOPA, and the Internet community has lashed out at them, causing GoDaddy to reverse their decision on the issue.Details
Sales is not a 4-letter word (really, count them). What can we call this that won’t make you groan or look like you just ate a lemon? You tell me.
As Nerds, we love technology, we love solving problems, and we love helping clients solve problems with technology. “sales” is just the most effective way of doing what we love to do, though our goal is simply to enable technology to help their business be more successful. That said, we are always looking to improve how we do business as well.
http://youtu.be/i_5clS45uAE Hi! Start of a new year – Happy New Year! Don’t believe the prognosticators, the Mayans just ran out of rock… that’s why they PLANNED on the world ending (in 2012). Big, Hairy & Audacious goals! I’m sure you’ve heard that expression before. The challenge with big, hairy and audacious is the stretching. Literally,…Details
Most routers released in recent years are at risk, due to a vulnerability discovered in the WPS feature, which makes it easy for people to connect their computers to the router without having to get very technical about it, but – it turns out – security was sacrificed for simplicity, as an attacker can gain full access to the network by using a brute force attack.Details
DynDNS no longer offers a free service. Most nerds and many of our clients over the years have used the great free (as well as pro) services of DynDNS. Many of our clients only need the single hostname service to a single location for access to webcams at home, for example.Details
The larger an organization grows, the more people are involved in making things happen. Many will agree that they spend too much time in meetings – time that could be better spent actually being productive and getting work doneDetails
The first time I went to Jamaica, I left the resort I was at and caught a ride, a helicopter ride. Wonderful fella the pilot, and there were about, I don’t know, half a dozen of us in an old surplus army helicopter. We started flying around. The minute he got us in, he just…Details
An estimated 75% of Canadians live within 100 miles of the border to our friends to the south, United States of America. This is why we often travel there for various reasons from business ventures to vacations or shopping and dining. Our Australian and South African clients are also frequent international travellers.Details