Thursday, October 31, 2013

Evermore - A Film By Biz Stone, Co-founder of Twitter

Co-founder of Twitter Biz Stone -  Film with Ron Howard

A Film part of Project Imagination
"A Ron Howard Presentation" Brought to you by Canon"

Includes celebrity cast Lisa Edelstein known from House MD and now on Castle and Ava Acres,  Rene Auberjonois and Deborah Mazor.   It ties in the pictures submitted into a film.

Behind the Scenes of Evermore with Biz Stone and Ron Howard

More films and info about Project Imagination

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

What is Verizon Terramark Data Hub used for

A subsidiary of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, NASDAQ:VZ), Verizon Terremark sets the standard for IT deployments with advanced infrastructure and managed service offerings that deliver the scale, security, and reliability necessary to meet the demanding requirements of enterprises and governments around the world. With a global network of data centers and a comprehensive portfolio of secure solutions, Terremark is helping enterprise and government executives realize the power and promise of the cloud today.
  • Leader in transforming and securing enterprise-class IT on a global scale
  • Data centers in North America, Latin America, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region
  • Passed SAS-70 Type II Audit
  • Microsoft Gold Certified Partner
  • United States General Services Administration (GSA) Schedule# GS35F0073U

Sunday, October 27, 2013

FYI: Ransomware 2.0

Read Ransomware 2.0 Comes to America
by Rob Cheng

What is Ransomware?

Ransomware comprises a class of malwarewhich restricts access to the computer system that it infects, and demands a ransompaid to the creator of the malware in order for the restriction to be removed. Some forms of ransomware encrypt files on the system's hard drive (cryptoviral extortion), while some may simply lock the system and display messages intended to coax the user into paying.

Info from Microsoft about Ransonware removal and how to avoid Ransomware.

Monday, October 21, 2013

What Hosting Tweaks Did Do For Perfomance Website Performance? made a few performance tweaks over the weekend.

A quick look at the source of you can find the following references and infer what is using to optimize and try to get a handle on performance.

Amazon CloudFront

Amazon CloudFront is a web service for content delivery. It integrates with other Amazon Web Services to give developers and businesses an easy way to distribute content to end users with low latency, high data transfer speeds, and no commitments.


A/B testing you'll actually use.
Website optimization made easy.

Finally a great resource for researching your own website try Yslow.  Find out what is slowing down your website and what server settings might be wrong.

They developed a Chrome and Firefox website download speed test and analyzer plugin.

YSlow analyzes web pages and why they're slow based on Yahoo!'s rules for high performance web sites