Keyboard Pattern
(This content was originally posted on Just because your password meets complexity requirements does not necessarily make it a strong password. It is a given that many sites require you to have a password of a minimum length of at least six or eight characters, and some go so far as to require the Continue Reading →
[wpaudio url=”″ text=”Click to play … ” dl=”0″] If you use Klout, the online service that measures your social media influence, you may have noticed a big change in your score this week.  That’s because it has finally made some much-needed changes to its analytics. Since it became popular, the company has taken a lot Continue Reading →

Video in 140 Characters?

According to Wikipedia, “Twitter is an online social networking service and microblogging service that enables its users to send and read text-based messages of up to 140 characters, known as ‘tweets.’” Twitter’s brand personality is that of a service that allows us to communicate with each other in short, text-based messages. One could argue that Continue Reading →
(This content was originally posted on Every week, there’s a new buzz around an app that is purported to be the “Instagram for Video.” It was Socialcam, Viddy, and several others in the past. Today it’s Ptch. But I can confidently say that there is no “Instagram for Video.” And for anyone over the age Continue Reading →
Online encyclopaedia Wikipedia was knocked offline on Monday thanks to two accidentally cut cables near a data centre in Florida. The site, and various associated services, were inaccessible or extremely sluggish for over two hours beginning at around 1430 BST on Monday. A status web page showed various parts of the Wikimedia network as suffering Continue Reading →
Wikipedia is a wonderful resource, the kind of website that makes you marvel at what the internet can achieve. But it’s only as good as its contributors and, while some are extremely committed, the sad truth is that the project is running out of editors and new admins. The Atlantic reports from Wikimania, the official Continue Reading →