Net Neutrality – Oh Here We Go Again – FCC Please Keep Fighting!!

It’s been a long time since I wrote about this, and it’s unfortunate that I have to once again. Today (Tuesday, January 14, 2014), a U.S. appeals court rejected federal rules that stated that Internet providers treat all web traffic equally. This once again raises the threat of broadband and mobile carriers charging content providers […]

DNS Issues With Network Solutions Causing Outages

Network Solutions, a registrar for domain names, is having some sort of outage today which is causing their DNS not to resolve. Anyone that has their domain registered with Network Solutions may be experiencing issues with access to their site. This is impacting some of our clients as well as many other sites across the […]

Mercedes Ad – Great Use of Double Take Photography

This is a great use of double take photography. The Mercedes Benz advertisement: A car that always looks fast. Even when it’s parked!  

HootSuite Users Can Now Use HootSuite to Manage Their Google+ Pages

After asking and asking and well… asking again, HootSuite users can now use HootSuiite to manage their Google+ pages! HootSuite is an online dashboard that allows people manage multiple social media accounts as well as work with teams. When working with a team you can do such things as assign tweets to your team members, […]

Awesome Google I/O Project Glass Demo

This was definitely a great product demo! A jump from a Zeppelin, mt. biking across a roof top with a jump, repelling down a building and mt. biking to the stage.  There was so much that could have gone wrong, but it went quite smoothly. Great work Sergey! Do you think you’ll buy Google Glasses?

Dear Congress: Reform Copyright Law, Stop Piracy, Don’t Break Internet

By now I hope you have already heard something about the bills that the US government is discussing: SOPA and PIPA. A very basic description is that the laws would give the government free reign to shutdown, seize domains and websites from sites that they deem to be breaking copyright laws. There is also a […]

Is Google Walling Out the Rest of the Internet to Make Their Search Better?

In the last few months we’ve seen a number of changes released by the search powerhouse Google. The updates are coming at a fast and furious pace. Today’s addition as well as one of their previous changes have been doing more than raise a few eyebrows. There is sure to be more talk about anti-trust […]

Is Crowdsourcing as Smart as We Hope?

Yesterday, I came across an interesting Peta Pixel: Why You Shouldn’t Give Too Much Weight Too Anonymous Online Critics, and it got me thinking. Briefly, here’s what what the the post was about: In 2006 a guy name André Rabelo submitted the photo below to group called DeleteMe!, where members of the group vote on […]

Amazon Web Services Goes Down and Takes a Multitude of Sites With It

Early this morning Amazon Web Services started experiencing a problem in one of their data centers in Virginia. Amazon Web Services is a cloud computing service from Amazon.com. Many online platforms and services use Amazon’s service to host data for their online applications. It’s been reported that the outages were caused by a networking event. […]

April Fools’ Day – Internet Filled with Spoofs

It seems everyone is getting in on the April Fools’ Day action today. Youtube posted black-and-white videos said to be from 1911. Huffington Post put up a fake pay wall on their site. Hulu published a pixely 1990’s looking redesign. Google played with the “helvetica” font. Even serious sights like LinkedIn was in on the […]