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Mail Overload Solutions #gplus

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Mail Overload Solutions

Great article, with some handy tools…

The geek’s guide to dealing with email overload

Even though I’ve been using email since Excite Mail was popular (remember that?) and I consider myself to be literate, email is still one of the most time-consuming habits in my life. …

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August 9, 2012 at 1:57 pm

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Google Doodle #gplus

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August 9, 2012 at 8:08 am

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Cryptography Review Anybody? #gplus #needsreview #dtv

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Cryptography Review Anybody?
I looked at this when it was posted by Adrianus Warmenhoven and thought I might be able to review it, but I’m chickening out. The issue with reviewing secure systems is that they must adhere strictly to an existing mathematically proven security model. This doesn’t mean that an unproven system is not secure, it means it’s an unproven theory.

Even with a mathematically proven security model, strict adherence is key. Look at the issue with certificates, where certificate…

Jan Wildeboer
#needsreview – “The Cryptosphere is a global peer-to-peer cryptosystem for publishing and securely distributing content anonymously with no central point of failure. The system is openly federated and anyone can join.” https://github.com/tarcieri/cryptosphere
cryptosphere

cryptosphere – A global decentralized encrypted datastore with anonymous publishing

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August 7, 2012 at 1:29 pm

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Data Policy Cause Cascaded Security Failure #gplus

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Data Policy Cause Cascaded Security Failure
With the current wave of large and small hacks and the different valuation that companies have for data, data security is becoming more important. The security implications of differing interconnected vendors can have on the data security model can mean that one company might value certain data more highly than another, which can lead to a cascaded failure.

Hayo Jongbloed pointed me to this WIRED article. *READ IT!*

Hayo Jongbloed
Maybe I’m not the first person in your circles who shares this article, but if you haven’t read it yet, do yourself a favour and READ IT !!! 

This article shows how easy it can be for hackers to gain access to your accounts, especially when they’re linked together!

How Apple and Amazon Security Flaws Led to My Epic Hacking | Gadget Lab | Wired.com

In the space of one hour, my entire digital life was destroyed. First my Google account was taken over, then deleted. Next my Twitter account was compromised, and used as a platform to broadcast racis…

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August 7, 2012 at 12:04 pm

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Woz isn’t down with The Cloud #gplus

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Woz isn’t down with The Cloud
Apple co-founder Wozniak sees trouble in the cloud

By Robert MacPherson (AFP) – 21 hours ago. WASHINGTON — Steve Wozniak, who co-founded Apple with the late Steve Jobs, predicted “horrible problems” in the coming years as cloud-based computing takes h…

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August 6, 2012 at 7:18 am

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Refugee from Facebook #gplus

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August 6, 2012 at 5:52 am

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Google+ Closes Branded Page Gap

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Rahul Roy
Google+ Closes Branded Page Gap As Major Corporations Spread Their Social Bets

A new study by BrightEdge suggests that Google+ is just getting better and better for businesses. Google+ brand pages are growing faster than others. 

Here are the major points from the study by BrightEdge:
???  The number of people following the top 100 brands rose 54 percent, from 7.9M to 12.2M.
??? Three out of four of the top brands have joined the Google+ bandwagon.
??? More than 30 percent of brands with Google+ pages have …

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July 31, 2012 at 6:48 pm

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