Twitter Under Attack

Never underestimate the determination of someone who is time-rich and cash-poor. Hackers in this case are experimenting with technology and pushing it in ways people have never imagined, bringing the issue to closer to home is the example below. Lets take Twitter this week in which the associated press Twitter account was hacked, and theContinue reading “Twitter Under Attack”

Standing on the Shoulders of Giants…

“One who develops future intellectual pursuits by understanding and building on the research and works created by notable thinkers of the past” I thought this an appropriate opening to the topic of discussion here today. I will explain this metaphor at the end of my ramblings, but in the most basic form Amazon are theContinue reading “Standing on the Shoulders of Giants…”

Acceptable Downtime in our World? Introducing “Chaos Monkeys”

I first read an article about this on GigaOM, and this really got me thinking in ways that companies go about down time. All lines of businesses are different and some can accept downtime others cannot. If you think of the likes of services we depend on and use daily such as Google, Amazon, EbayContinue reading “Acceptable Downtime in our World? Introducing “Chaos Monkeys””