Author Archives: Rob Edwards

Twitter blog: ‘Keeping our users secure’

Twitter (and some other high profile sites) became the recent target of hackers who managed to access the usernames and passwords of around 250k accounts – underscoring the wisdom of having separate passwords for each of your online accounts: http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2013/02/twitter-hacked/ “As you may have read, there’s been a recent uptick in large-scale security attacks aimed… Continue Reading →

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Two Factor Authentication for WordPress

Two-factor authentication is a security process in which the user provides two means of identification, one of which is typically a physical token, such as a card, and the other of which is typically something memorized, such as a security code. In this context, the two factors involved are sometimes spoken of as something you… Continue Reading →

WordPress Security: Passwords

WordPress security

Internet security and privacy frequently makes the news these days with big name sites falling prey to hackers. We store more information online than we ever have before and we’re rightly concerned about the security of that information. If you own a website, you’re a potential target for hackers, but maybe not for the reasons… Continue Reading →

A legend in my own mind

Seth Godin:“Everyone lives with self mythology. The more important a memory is to the story we tell ourselves about ourselves, the more often we rehearse the memory. And the more often we relive those memories, the less likely it is that they are true. Despite our shared conception that we are rational actors making intelligent… Continue Reading →

Light Show

Thunder clouds

We were treated to a very active lightning storm earlier on this month. Perhaps not that thrilling for those living in tropical areas and used to thunderstorms and such like, but pretty exciting for the rest of us.

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Seth Godin rallies the troops…

“The curious imperative” – A stir up from Seth Godin’s blog “Now that information is ubiquitous, the obligation changes. It’s no longer okay to not know. If you don’t know what a word means, look it up. If you’re meeting with someone, check them out in advance. If it sounds too good to be true,… Continue Reading →

Wakatipu Community Presbyterian Church

Wakatipu Community Presbyterian Church website

A clean look based around a solid template has breathed new life into the Wakatipu Community Presbyterian Church website. The new site is powered by WordPress encompasses the three Presbyterian Queenstown churches within the Wakatipu basin; St Andrew’s in Queenstown, St Margaret’s in Frankton and St John’s in Arrowtown. Ideally suited for a group connecting… Continue Reading →

Is Social Media Ruining Marketing?

Social Media Cloud

Trends come and go but some things are basic to good business. If you’ve ever had nagging doubts about the rapid rise of social media marketing and how it affects the dynamics of business communication, this article by Alex Goldfayn is an interesting read: Social media is one of the worst things to ever happen… Continue Reading →

WordPress Rules The Web

Matt Mullenweg & Toni Schneider

Nice article from Forbes on Matt Mullenweg & WordPress. Interesting read if you’re wanting to know something about the beginnings of WordPress. Today WordPress powers one of every 6 websites on the Internet, nearly 60 million in all, with 100,000 more popping up each day. Those run through its cloud-hosted service, which lets anybody create… Continue Reading →

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