What would be nice is a conference organizer/searcher. Yes there are sites like AllConferences.com but the data isn’t “rich”. I want to be able to say – hrmm … I want to do business with Company X – what conferences are they attending? Or even better, Person Y – what conferences are speaking at? Anything [...]
So I had talked about the Dallas Cowboys and their mishap with cowboys.com. Now our good friendly domain of Cowboys.com features ads for gay porn. I am sure the fact that the landing page uses the exact same colors as the Dallas Cowboys is just a delicious coincidence.
We do a lot of stuff in the local space that never sees the light of day. Be it internal analysis, coding projects, little snippets, ‘widgets’, and so forth. A set of non-core and (even) non-useful stuff that still should be published online. So hopefully in the next week or two we can launch a [...]
What’s going on with Marchex? They seem to be tanking – badly. Perhaps time to sell their non-local domains? Are are there non-local domains bringing in the revenue?
I’ve argued for a long time that having anonymous contributions is a good thing – even with the increase in spam, there is enough legitimate content to make it worthwhile. Plus – once a user has contributed, they are more likely to register and contribute even more. A recent blog post by Topix validates my [...]
A common attack method of gaining access to a login is to brute force attack. That means on a login page, you enter a username, and then put in a random password. If it fails, you repeat. And repeat. Ad nauseum. If the user uses a simple password (eg ‘food’ or ‘password’), after enough attempts [...]