Meltdown and Spectre – and Now More

Meltdown and Spectre – and Now More

UPDATE: Meltdown and Spectre are critical security flaws in Intel chips, but recently 18 or so similar problems have been found in AMD chips. As Intel produces 77% of the world’s computer processors and AMD the other 22%, this means basically that virtually all...
Reasons to Use Ad Blockers

Reasons to Use Ad Blockers

Surfing the web these days is more like trying to navigate a crowded bazaar than gliding through refreshing vistas of good content. Everywhere you turn there is advertising in your face; banner ads, moving ads, talking ads, all seeking to steal your attention from...
Why you shouldn’t miss this WordCamp

Why you shouldn’t miss this WordCamp

There’s a WordCamp coming to Albuquerque in less than two weeks. It’s got a wide variety of presentations for all levels of WordPress Users. The first day, Foundation Friday, covers a lot of things you really want when you getting started. Here are the...
The Goose Is About To Be Cooked

The Goose Is About To Be Cooked

This holiday season, the government is about to give some rich corporations a wonderful present. They are about to butcher the goose that laid the golden egg for their feast, but consumers are going to have to pay for the fat cats’ dinners again and again – from...
Time to Switch Antivirus Programs?

Time to Switch Antivirus Programs?

Until now, Russian hacking attempts have been aimed at the finances of ordinary users. But with the worsening political relations between our countries, that has changed. As a result of the latest disturbing revelations, perhaps it’s time to stop using Kaspersky...
Too Much of a Good Thing

Too Much of a Good Thing

The abundance of the web is astonishing. Everything is just a few clicks away in immense galaxies of goods, knowledge and people. The problem is finding anything specific in all that dazzling array, and so there are handy services to search the fullness for the riches...