How To Get Your Boss To Buy You A New iPad

It’s new, it’s cool, and you want one. But you just can’t find a way to justify a new iPad purchase.


Server Monitoring Amazon: EC2’s Thursday Outage

At Alertra, we knew EC2 had an issue in just 15 seconds. And that's when we started notifying our customers with servers in Amazon's cloud.


Radar Detectors and Bug Bounties

Generally the consensus is that the more the companies know about bugs, the quicker they can fix them, and create a safer environment for us, the users.


The White House Floppy Drive

It was 2009 and the first African American President took office in January. The new CTO of the White House started that same day.


Has Microsoft Done it Again?

The consumer preview of Windows 8 has been out for a few weeks now. Long enough for users and reviewers to start offering opinions based on experience vs. rumor.


Google Strives for World Domination

A world without borders, nations, or citizens. Just friends and interests.


3 Takeaways from the RSA Security Conference

Security is always an important topic, made more so
this year as several large profile security organizations were hacked including
RSA Security and Verisign.


Why You Should Care About Supercomputers

Later this year at Oak Ridge National Laboratory the world’s fastest supercomputer will be turned on.


Philosophy of Web Development

Are you a scripter or a coder? Do you take exception to being called either?


Importance of Preparing for Website Outages and Downtime

Though website outages are common, many website owners do not bother to prepare for them.