Australia dumps Cleanfeed, Egypt porn ban Twitter backlash #EgyPornBan

Australia has abandoned its anti-porn campaign to force internet filtering on the ISP level, in the guise an of anti-porn crusade Egypt has decided to censor its citizens’ internet access to extremes, and a consent-violating porn site abuses the DMCA over porn content. Australian government dumps ISP filter plan Cleanfeed with the rest of the… Read more →

Readers Respond: Password Hygiene and Headaches

Minh Uong/The New York Times My article on Thursday about password hygiene prompted many e-mails from readers, some detailing their own struggles with online security, others ready with tips the experts missed. One reader, Sean Hulbert, e-mailed to say he had spent 20 years in the security industry and occasionally “taunted hackers” to crack his passwords. “To this day, I… Read more →

Cheap EHR: How to keep your tablets from walking out the door

Over the past few months, I’ve been exploring the challenge of adding electronic health records to medical practices without breaking the bank. My doctor, who’s about as close to an old-school country doctor as you’re going to find in the middle of Central Florida, has been fascinated by this discussion. He’s slowly and reluctantly coming… Read more →

Virtualization – hardware and software working together in harmony to

We’ve been watching the industry, as a whole, move from a focus on physical system performance, reliability, availability, cost, power consumption or some other attribute, to speaking about how applications, application components and complete workloads can be moved into a more virtual environment. This is a game changer on many levels, in particular in improving… Read more →

3 ways enterprise app stores differ from consumer app stores

Internal enterprise app stores are the ultimate manifestation of being service oriented. They are as graphical and easy to use as consumer app stores, are populated by well-vetted, compliant services that come from across the enterprise, and may even feature a chargeback type of mechanism.  However, they are not as simple to use as the… Read more →

The Obama Campaign’s Technology Is a Force Multiplier

Carolyn Kaster/Associated Press President Barack Obama visits with volunteers in the call center of a Columbus, Ohio, campaign office Monday. Technology doesn’t win political campaigns, but it certainly is a weapon — a force multiplier, in military terms. Both sides in the presidential contest mined click-stream data as never before to target messages to potential voters. But a real edge… Read more →

The Obama Campaign’s Technology Is a Force Multiplier

Carolyn Kaster/Associated Press President Barack Obama visits with volunteers in the call center of a Columbus, Ohio, campaign office Monday. Technology doesn’t win political campaigns, but it certainly is a weapon — a force multiplier, in military terms. Both sides in the presidential contest mined click-stream data as never before to target messages to potential voters. But a real edge… Read more →

The Obama Campaign’s Technology Is a Force Multiplier

Carolyn Kaster/Associated Press President Barack Obama visits with volunteers in the call center of a Columbus, Ohio, campaign office Monday. Technology doesn’t win political campaigns, but it certainly is a weapon — a force multiplier, in military terms. Both sides in the presidential contest mined click-stream data as never before to target messages to potential voters. But a real edge… Read more →