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Me and Evernote

Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

Long ago I promised myself I’d blog about <a href=”http://evernote.com”>Evernote</a> when I made more than 1000 notes. I broke that record on Friday November 9, 2012 so here’s a quick summary of what Evernote is and what I use it for. Evernote is intended to help people remember everything. While I haven’t achieved that, I’m… Continue Reading Me and Evernote

If My Contact Is On Your Phone, Please Protect It

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012

A recent article in the Columbia Journalism Review by Matthieu Aikins underscored the need to protect the contents of your smartphone. If the potential to have your own information stollen or generally snooped through your stuff, please consider this story. The British journalist and filmmaker Sean McAllister was in Syriashooting a documentary for Britain’s Channel… Continue Reading If My Contact Is On Your Phone, Please Protect It

Howto: Securing a folder with apache’s built in htaccess options

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

If your web site is running on Apache, and almost all are, there’s a simple way to protect directories on your web server. This method can be very secure, when combined with HTTPS and some good practices on your part, but it can also be a simple way to limit access to just a few… Continue Reading Howto: Securing a folder with apache’s built in htaccess options

What to Look for when Trying to Author Accessible Content: My List

Monday, February 21st, 2011

I’ve assembled my list of things to look for when preparing content for the web with an eye to accessibility. I would like to add to this advice that I’ve always found that accessible web pages are the easiest way to create content that is well indexed by a search engine – as both serve… Continue Reading What to Look for when Trying to Author Accessible Content: My List

What happens when you wipe your iPhone with Exchange

Friday, January 28th, 2011

If you’ve ever wondered what happens when you wipe an iPhone via MS Exchange here’s my video. I hope you don’t find yourself in a situation where you need to wipe your MS Exchange linked iPhone because you lost it or it was stollen, but I think everyone who has their phone connected to Exchange… Continue Reading What happens when you wipe your iPhone with Exchange