Why I Hire People, Not Skills

Companies change. Products evolve. Approaches get thrown out the window. The centrifugal force alone of that kind of rapid development is enough to throw anyone off center. Throughout my experience, ...

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My Web Beacon Finder (Updated)

Last year I created a GreaseMonkey script called Invisible Web that notified you about the web beacons (web bugs) that the page you’re on is using to track your behavior. ...

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Using Amazon S3 as CDN, Part 2 – Cacheability

In my last post I compared using Amazon S3 as a CDN to other low cost alternatives. What was clear was that S3 performed badly when compared to the true ...

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Using Amazon S3 as a CDN?

At Lookery our Javascript analytics tracker is now pushing more than 250GB of bandwidth per month. This javascript file has grown a bit but is still about 6kb. We’ve been ...

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EC2 Birds-of-a-Feather in Boston – May 21

Andy Payne has organized a Virtual/Hosting/EC2 Birds-of-a-feather meet-up for tomorrow morning (May 21st) in Waltham, MA. We’ll be comparing notes and experiences on virtual hosting options (e.g. EC2). Thanks to ...

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Sonian Archive – On-Demand Message Archiving

Sonian Networks, a company that I am an advisor to, is publically launching their Sonian Archive (SA2) product this week. Sonian is Greg Arnette’s latest creation. I met Greg at ...

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