This week was the Dallas/Fort Worth Search Engine Marketing Association’s (DFWSEM) annual “The State of Search” meeting. Traditionally, this is the biggest meeting of the year, and with experts from both Google, Bing and a surprise Skype presentation by Mary Bowling of Search Engine News, this year did not disappoint. In this article, I’ll go over some […]
So as I thought of the things that scared me this Halloween the idea of losing data came to my mind. Those beloved ones and zeroes arranged ever so eloquently to form the digital pictures, songs, or in this case websites. Modern websites are almost all database driven. Why is that? Using databases we can […]
This morning I sent out a tweet from my phone, checked in on Facebook, downloaded a book from Amazon, did a Google search and ended up on eBay. What do all of these things have in common? Linux. August 25, 2011 marks the 20th anniversary of this revolutionary operating system released by Linus Torvalds.
In the operating system world we all know that Microsoft Windows has the lion share of the market. However, the usability of Apple Mac OS X trumps the status quo for some. After many decades of using and many years programming with Microsoft Windows I switched to Mac OS X in 2010. My main computer […]