This week I heard a new phrase, cyberchondria.  What the heck is it? 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’sRead More →


Recently a customer was seeing a problem with the background of her website. She didn’t see the problem when she used her laptop. She only saw it when she used her office computer. I couldn’t see it at all. Another developer who was working with me on the project couldn’tRead More →

Computer help

We’ve talked about spoofing before.  Basically, it’s when evil spammers send out emails using your email address.  There’s nothing that can be done to prevent spammers from doing this. However, there is something that can help stop the spoofed emails from reaching their destination – the wonderful SPF record. SPFRead More →


Do you know what a doppelganger is? The term shows up a lot in horror and science fiction TV shows. On Stargate SG-1 Samantha Carter’s doppelganger is the evil Replicator Samantha. On Star Trek: The Next Generation Data had an evil twin brother named Lore. You get the idea. ARead More →