Atomic8Ball Blog

Unplanned Outage

November 15th, 2012 by admin

Much like the controversial statement by Benjamin Franklin, "Those who would give up Essential Liberty to purchase a little Temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety," we face a similar dichotomy between systems stability and systems security. Most people don't realize the two are inextricable...
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Web Platform

October 21st, 2012 by admin

Some major players in the web development industry such as W3C, Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Mozilla have banded together to create a new community for people who create websites. This community will serve as a centralized resource for documentation for tools and design features used on websites....
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Atomic8Ball went bowling!

September 20th, 2012 by admin

We had a ton of fun on our recent bowling trip, here are some pictures! [gallery orderby="title"]...
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Bug in Internet Explorer Leaves Users Vulnerable

September 19th, 2012 by admin

Microsoft has confirmed that a bug in Internet Explorer leaves users vulnerable to attackers, and is recommending several temporary fixes. Here's the best one, and one Microsoft declines to suggest: Drop IE, and use a different browser altogether. On Monday, Microsoft issued a security advisory for Internet...
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We have grown!

July 17th, 2012 by admin

We are very excited to announce that we have added two new interns, Niko Gratz and Tiffany Pyne, to our staff. This addition brings our atomic8ball family up to 13! Niko and Tiffany will help with streamlining our business processes.<a href="We are very excited to announce that we have added...
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"Click Here"

June 26th, 2012 by admin

An excellent article went up on UX Movement recently. Not only does the article explain why you should never have links that say "Click Here", but it also gives guidelines for what you should be doing instead. I'm going to summarize some of the key points here, but if you would rather read the entire...
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3 Steps to Better Lead Generation

March 2nd, 2012 by admin

For those of us that want to have a website that generates leads we can convert into sales here are a few tips to make the experience more pleasant for the user, which will hopefully result in more conversions. Shorter = BetterDon't forget that filling out a form on your website is optional and the...
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