Amazon Cloud Fail

Ouch. I am not glad to see this one. You’ve heard of it by now: Amazon’s cloud services collapse. And oh yes, I’ve been recommending this kind of service to my clients. Fortunately, they chose Rackspace. Knock on wood…. You can watch the digital history of the event from its beginnings. See “Amazon Server Troubles …

Hitchhiking and security

For your consideration: the following argument. Test question: how many things are wrong with this argument? Extra credit: how many arguments in the real world does this resemble?

Surprise! “If you have something to hide from the government, don’t use Dropbox”

If you’re old enough to remember him, think of Gomer Pyle as I say this: Surprise, surprise surpise! All that stuff you drop in DropBox? Even if it’s encrypted? The Federal Government Sez: All your data are belong to us. See the article and the great graphic at http://www.zdnet.com/blog/government/if-you-have-something-to-hide-from-the-government-dont-use-dropbox/10283?tag=nl.e620. If you haven’t been a student …

Create a simple page

Create a simple page 1. In Dreamweaver, create and open a new file, called simple.html. Put very simple content into it: Page title: Simple Page Contents: a Heading 1 formatted line, “Welcome to a Simple Page” Test the page: Preview in Browser (F12) Note that the URL in the browser’s address field starts with the …