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TAG Convention and Other Adventures in Savannah

May 28th, 2015 by admin

The TAG convention is always an amazing experience. It’s always great to get together with so many of our clients and like-minded business people, establish that sense of comradery and friendship. Combine that with being able to get facetime and talk shop with clients that we work with on a consistent...
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Posted in: random thoughts,

HTTPS, SSL, TLS & The Cost of Compromise

December 23rd, 2013 by admin

tl;dr Ignorance isn't bliss, if you don't know how to use the Internet you should be schooled. Recently, perhaps in the wake of illegal NSA spying revelations, many of our customers have began to expect SSL encryption on their websites. Unless they are transmitting sensitive information (such as credit...
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Posted in: business philosophy, random thoughts,

New Additions!

October 10th, 2013 by admin

Babies and more babies! Atomic8Ball's team has been having babies, in the past 18 months 3 babies have joined the ranks: Connor Peterson born 4.23.12 to Jeanette and Neyah Peterson, Jackson Chupp 10.19.12 to Brian and Sarah Chupp and the latest little Linus Gleason born 8.2.13 to Linda Shaver-Gleason...
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Why I hate Bing as a search engine....

May 22nd, 2013 by admin

I know that Google is and has been the search engine du jour for quite some time, I understand that at some point a bigger better search tool may come along. When that will be, who knows; what I do know is that Bing is not only not a viable competitor but it is actually a hindrance to real searching....
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If You’re Busy, You’re Doing Something Wrong

March 6th, 2013 by admin

Some people just seem to lead successful, enjoyable, meaningful lives, while so many others do not. What is the secret to some people's success? This study gives a little insight on how you can excel as opposed to being average. Are you working hard or doing hard work?Read the Study...
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World Wide Web Turns Twenty!

August 8th, 2011 by admin

Hard to believe the World Wide Web isn't even old enough to drink (in the USA at least)! This past weekend was the twenty year anniversary of the first web site going live. August 6, 1991 the very first web site went up at http://info.cern.ch/hypertext/WWW/TheProject.html, it gave an overview of...
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