## ODonnellWeb – Tag Internet

Installing a Comodo SSL Certificate on Webfaction

Posted on 07/23/2017 in misc • Tagged with Internet, Security

ssl

With Google getting more and more picky about ignoring websites that don't use SSL, I went ahead and added a SSL certificate to ODonnellWeb. I think the whole exercise is pretty damn silly. There is nothing non-public on the site, and no opportunity to login or otherwise share any ...


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SECRETS ARE LIES- SHARING IS CARING - PRIVACY IS THEFT

Posted on 06/21/2017 in misc • Tagged with Books, Internet, Facebook, Twitter, Google

The Circle

SECRETS ARE LIES
SHARING IS CARING
PRIVACY IS THEFT

That is the mantra of The Circle, the fictional but all too plausible social media company that destroys Facebook, Twitter, Google and Instagram in the social media game in the Dave Eggers novel, The Circle. (It was also just released as ...


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Is Twitter Direct Mail for Attention?

Posted on 05/21/2017 in misc • Tagged with Internet, Twitter

Is Twitter Direct Mail

I was clicking around Twitter earlier today and I ended up on my analytics page, which I never look at because Twitter is entertainment for me, and as long as I'm entertained my ROI > 0. My Twitter stats indicate the following over the last month.

  • 1.5% engagement rate ...

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The Right To Be Forgotten

Posted on 04/22/2017 in misc • Tagged with Internet, Privacy

Forget-Me-Not

Back in the olden days, (defined as the beginning of human communication to about 2005), 99.9% of anything you ever said or did would be quickly forgotten by anybody that heard it, yourself included. A stupid comment, tasteless joke, or even just an opinion you might later change wasn ...


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About That Facebook Login Icon

Posted on 04/17/2017 in misc • Tagged with Internet, Facebook, Privacy

Happy Easter or Passover or whatever you may be celebrating today. In our home, today was Chris sitting on the couch recovering from food poisoning day. I did most of my suffering between 2 AM and 6 AM, so I was able to enjoy a traditional Easter ham dinner with ...


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I think I had this job once. Or twice.

Posted on 02/15/2017 in misc • Tagged with Books, Business, Internet

Disrupted: My Misadventure in the Start-Up Bubble by Dan Lyons

Another budget Kindle special. Dan, a 52 year old unemployed journalist, gets a PR job with pre-IPO Hubspot. Hilarity ensures, mostly in Dan's telling of the mismanaged disaster Hubspot is. I always though that software was BS, so I ...


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