Whenever I am asked to work on a PC, the first thing I do – every time – is install a HOSTS file. It’s one of the simplest security measures you can take – just a text file in a folder – and the least well known. Everybody knows about virus scanners, many users knowContinue reading “HOSTS file.”
There’s a lot of discussion on the web on this subject. Most writers recoil in horror from the very thought with the attitude of, “Better to be paranoid than sorry.” Yeah, I can see it, but only to a point. Let’s pretend that I’m going to send my credit card info in not one, butContinue reading “Sending credit card information by email”
My partner at work is one of those people who installs every upgrade and always accepts the default installation for any new software. Now, if you read that and thought, “Wow, what an idiot,” then I’m preaching to the choir: go to the Fellowship Hall, grab a cup of coffee and a serving of pieContinue reading “Installing software”
I am an expert at optimizing websites for the maximum impact on search engines. An expert, seriously. I know as much as the dudes getting $500 a month who optimize websites for a living. It’s simple. Ready? Write this down: It’s all about text content. Not images. Not Flash. Not Ajax. Certainly not keywords. Content.Continue reading “Search Engine Optimisation”
Makes one wonder if the sound designers actually watched the films they were working on – or ever listened to how things actually sound.