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Simplicity in development or syntactic sugar

Computing is a pretty big field so it is not always possible to stay on top of every little (or big) framework or enhancement that comes down the line.  I am happy to be involved in software development so I … Continue reading

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AWS – Fun with S3 Buckets

My last post was discussing the S3 bucket which can be used as more than a simple dumb disk for storing family photos or videos. One of the more interesting things that can be done with an S3 bucket is … Continue reading

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AWS – S3 and Simple Notifications

Individual Amazon web services are actually quite amazing all on their own but they are really neat when you start to use them together. There probably isn’t anyone who in their life hasn’t had a sdcard or hard disk fill … Continue reading

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More posts to love

Just in case you haven’t noticed it yet the Paranoid professor has doubled our staff. My youngest wanted to balance the computing and other world news with news of sport. We will still cover all the usual technical positions but … Continue reading

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The internet is for … porn

  HP 1312 color laser printer Perhaps I am pretty easily persuaded by the brand as quite a few years back I purchased a HP color printer – the 1312 multi function printer to be exact. It is a bit … Continue reading

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Corruption

Nobody wants to be accused of having anything less than the most ethical and trustworthy government imaginable. Yet not every administration fulfills that laudable goal.  It is usually pretty easy to look at the government through our personal perspective.  However, … Continue reading

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More control over personal privacy

I guess it has been years in the making.  The new General Data Protection Regulation of the European Union.  It is a law on data protection for the privacy of all individuals in the EU. Here is a small summary … Continue reading

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AWS – S3 buckets

Amazon AWS is a very rich infrastructure.  It is not uncommon for AWS to field several different yet somewhat similar types of services.  The area of data storage is one of those areas where there is a rich set to … Continue reading

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Is security a fallacy?

How many times have you heard or read that the best course of action is to keep your computer up to date with security patches.  This is true for your computers operating systems, device drivers, computer BIOS, software applications including … Continue reading

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The carrot and the stick

Google pushes web towards more security It isn’t really news any longer, Google is pushing to secure the web.  Just like any parent they have decided that the carrot isn’t working out quite as planned and now they are using … Continue reading

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