Archive for February, 2011

Facebook Like Button now Shares

Facebook Like Button now Shares

If you haven’t notice the new functionality of the Facebook “Like” Button, it now does the same thing the Share did. It’s about time and I think many users will like this new function a lot better, I know I will. In the past you had two options on Facebook – like it or share […]

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Comment Spam Flying Under the Radar

Comment Spam Flying Under the Radar

If you own and author a blog, I am sure you had your fair share of comment spam. If you have Askimet installed, you are blocking most comment spam, but there are those comments that seem to fly under the radar. If you have comments set to “Comment author must have a previously approved comment” […]

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Reporting Disparity Between Web Analytic Services

Reporting Disparity Between Web Analytic Services

There’s no service that provides 100% accuracy unless you have found the perfect world which I doubt. In the analytics world you will always find differences between services. An example of this is Google Analytics versus StatCounter. Both companies provide web analytics, but the data is different for both when looking at Unique Visitors, Pageviews, […]

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Windows 7 SP1 Now Available

Windows 7 SP1 Now Available

It’s finally here, the first Windows 7 Service Pack. I am not in a rush to be a guinea pig so I think I will wait it out a few days or even a week to see what others are saying on various forums. If you are ready to take the plunge here’s is what […]

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How I Can Guess Your Password

How I Can Guess Your Password

There are many password crack tools that have the ability to obtain your passwords quickly. The easier your password, the faster the hacker can start doing damage! You should never use the same password across multiple sites including your online banking, Facebook, Twitter, Email, FTP, Blog Admin, etc. You should always use a different password […]

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Who’s Searching for You Scam

Who’s Searching for You Scam

Have you seen the TV commercial about how you can find out who’s searching for you for free? If not, you may be lucky and if you have, I highly recommend that you never share personal information with this site. MyLife.com is an unethical and misleading site that should not be trusted. The TV commercial […]

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Why You Should Never Vent About Work on Your Blog

Why You Should Never Vent About Work on Your Blog

I don’t want to come off hypocritical as I have used my own blog to vent against a community, but fortunately for me it was a fan website and not my job. Back in 1999, I started blogging so I guess you can say I invented the blog just like Al Gore invented the internet. […]

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Black History Month Tribute to African American Inventors of Technology

Black History Month Tribute to African American Inventors of Technology

I have searched and compiled a list of African American inventors and patent holders and their contributions to science and technology. We should be grateful for their hard work and dedication that has made a difference in all of our lives. George Edward Alcorn invented a new type of x-ray spectrometer. Patricia Bath was the […]

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Content Farms and Auto Blogs Beware!

Content Farms and Auto Blogs Beware!

Back in September 2009, I published an article called “Auto Blogs are Unethical and Downright Wrong” and apparently Google feels the same as I do about content farms. These content farms are blogs that re-purpose content without permission from the original author. Google’s official blog stated the following; “The next Google algorithm update will focus […]

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Clean My Mac – Spring Mac Cleaning Discount!

Clean My Mac – Spring Mac Cleaning Discount!

It’s getting warmer outside and you really want to go enjoy the fresh air … with your Mac by your side. The only thing is that the hard drive of that poor machine is so packed it’s a miracle that it’s even operating at all – time to clean some stuff up! A few weeks […]

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JCPenny Black Dresses and Black Hat SEO

JCPenny Black Dresses and Black Hat SEO

How could a company the size of JCPenny not know about Blackhat SEO Marketing practices? I manage my companies SEO and I know if I see a trend or an influx (spike) in organic traffic, I need to know why and what is causing this trend. How can JCPenny have an incoming link from http://nuclear.engineeringaddict.com/ […]

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7 Tips for Getting Rid of Printed Documents Securely

7 Tips for Getting Rid of Printed Documents Securely

While documents have always been important in the history of humankind since the first use of stone tablets, sometimes they contain sensitive information that could cause tremendous problems if they got into the wrong hands. For instance, documents with information about your social security number, past addresses and phone numbers, credit card information, bank statements, […]

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