Archive for August, 2008

PETA Getting Bad Press

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), with more than 2.0 million members and supporters has been creating a lot of bad press. I know that TechJaws is a tech blog, but I had to rant about this organization. It’s for a good cause, but it’s not all that good when members of this […]

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Hi Tech Music Not Of This Earth

Hi Tech Music Not Of This Earth

There are many great rockers and guitar virtuosos, but there’s one man that is far more superior and dubbed “Not Of This Earth”. Joe Satriani is a technological guitar virtuoso that is awe inspiring. The sounds that are generated from his collection of Ibanez guitars are far beyond our galaxy and imagination. I was introduced […]

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Newspaper Industry is to Blame

Newspaper Industry is to Blame

Many of the newspaper companies are cutting jobs due to the downward spiral of newspaper sales. The internet may be the leading cause of this collapse, but there’s also another side of this story that needs to be exposed. The truth is the newspaper companies shot their own foot by producing free content over the […]

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It’s all in the Content

It’s all in the Content

In order to create a buzz with your blog you have sometimes be controversial. There are many people who just love to debate over a story that causes a stir, but this is a good thing for any blogger. I have learned to keep an even balance with my blog stories, but from time to […]

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Not all Geeks are Wimps

Not all Geeks are Wimps

During my entire career I have always been labeled as Napoleon with any group I worked with. It was probably my aggressive approach and the need to succeed. My colleagues just never got the concept and would just sit back and talk about geek stuff all the time. When people ask me what I do […]

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We Guarantee Web Traffic, Not!

There are many web sites that guarantee you thousands of web visitors for a small fee, but are these web marketing sites really providing you quality and targeted visitors? It’s very important to do your homework to be sure you’re getting the most our of your hard earned dollars. Just a few tips to follow: […]

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Comcast Flexing Muscle Again

Comcast will put a cap on all customers’ internet usage on October 1st, 2008. Customers will have a 250 GB data monthly cap. 250 GB is a lot of data transfer considering the average customer uses 2 to 3 GB per Month. The move, reported first by DSL Reports, was confirmed by Comcast today (Techmeme). […]

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Steve Jobs Reported Dead

Bloomberg News goofed by accidentally published an incomplete version of Steve Jobs obituary over its wire service. This gave many Apple fans and investors a huge scare late yesterday. The service quickly retracted the release, but it was a little to late as many Apple forums and social networks were buzzing over this news. What’s […]

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How to Avoid Malware and Viruses

We recently wrote a blog about Malware is at an all time high, totaling more blocked in July than in all of 2007 according to SaaS vendor ScanSafe. Every time you turn around, there is another phishing scam, email disguised as a FedEX notification, or outlandish news headline. Of course, all of these are simply […]

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Mozilla Takes Security to the Next Level

SSL/TLS (HTTPS) is critical to user security and privacy on the Internet. In recent news about SSL/TLS certificates surf jacking, “HTTPS: Surf jacking makes it vulnerable,” and could lead to major issues for internet users. It’s required to have human intervention to validate the authenticity of certain types of certificates. This was obvious when Mozilla […]

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Why Agile Development Fails

The goal of software development teams should never be “Being Agile.” The goal should be to deliver software to help the organization further its goals. That’s why so many Agile adoption efforts fail — because there is/was a belief that once you are Agile everything will be great! The truth is, once you’ve found the […]

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Koobface Worm Scams Facebook and MySpace Users

If you received a message from a “friend” in the last few days saying that you’ve been caught on tape, it’s not true! If you were scammed than it’s a lesson learned. The malicious software attempts to lure users in with messages ranging from “You’ve been caught on hidden cam” to the one about Hilton […]

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