Have you heard about wikis?  One of the most used wikis is Wikipedia.  It’s an online encyclopedia where readers actually help write the website content.  How does that work?  I knew you’d ask that.  The folks over at Common Craft have made a video to explain just how wikis work.

This week I heard a new phrase, cyberchondria.  The definition of this word varies depending on who you ask.  But one of the definitions fits me perfectly.  I use the Internet to research health related questions.   (That’s good.) Then I assume the worst case.  (That’s bad.) A case inRead More →

I took a small vacation over the Fourth of July. I wanted to take advantage of all the Wi-Fi services available in the airports, libraries and coffee houses on my trip.  However I also wanted to surf safely.  It was time to renew my VPN subscription. What’s VPN?  The folksRead More →

This is the second part of a response to an article on the Wall Street Journal entitled How to Create a Successful Web Site For Nothing (or Almost Nothing). You can see part one of my response here. In part one I analyzed points one through three of the article.Read More →