Fresh Tech

Fresh Tech — April 2021

Our monthly series -- Fresh Tech -- a collection of fun things on the web that sparked our interest with their fresh takes on tech.  Earth Month Wherever you are in the world this April, hopefully you can spend some time outside enjoying  some warm Spring weather. Here are a few inspiring quotes to ponder before we get into this…

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Fresh Tech

Fresh Tech — March 2021

Welcome to the launch of our new monthly series -- Fresh Tech -- a collection of fun things on the web that sparked our interest with their fresh takes on tech.  Women’s History Month  [caption id="attachment_10826" align="alignleft" width="300"] Dorothea Lange in 1936 holding a Graflex 4×5 camera atop a Ford Model 40 in California, photographed by her assistant Rondal Partridge.[/caption]…

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Crypto ransomware threats: a growing concern

Crypto ransomware threats: a growing concern This post is just to warn our community about some virulent ransomware attacks that are currently circulating. At this point, none of our clients have been affected, but businesses in many industries (including banks, hospitals, and government institutions) have. The fallout has included loss of money, time, reputation, and public trust. "Locky," "Robin Hood,"…

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Error When Sharing Outlook Calendar

Error When Sharing Outlook Calendar Some of our clients have reported a permissions error message when adding a shared calendar in Outlook 2011. When attempting to add the shared calendar, they receive the following message: “Outlook cannot open the folder. You do not have permission to open this folder. Contact <Calendar owner’s name> for permission.”   The fix for this is as…

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Attention Writers: Upcoming Social Media Management Class

Writer or Artist? Confused by Social Media? You've heard the success stories of new entrepreneurs building a massive following on social media. In fact, the potential for one person to reach many has never been greater. And yet, you don't know where to begin when it comes to managing your message and interacting with potential customers across multiple channels. Blog? Tweet?…

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Protect Yourself From Heartbleed

  Protect Yourself From Heartbleed You've probably seen some of the security alerts regarding the Heartbleed Bug. This security vulnerability involves the widely used encryption software known as OpenSSL. OpenSSL is used to encrypt communications on the web, with the purpose of protecting you and your loved ones from hackers and the like. This massive security issue has been estimated…

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Adobe Creative Cloud Promotion

Adobe Photoshop is offering a limited-time Adobe Creative Cloud promotion. Until December 2, 2013, you can subscribe to Photoshop Photography CC for just $9.99 per month, though you do have to sign up for a year of service. In the past you had to own Photoshop already, in order to qualify for the Photoshop Photography app, but Adobe has removed…

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Thoughts on Persistence

We’ve all been inspired this week by the story of Diana Nyad’s successful swim from Cuba to Florida. Not only was this an extraordinary achievement in terms of distance covered—110 miles in 53 hours, but she swam without the protection of a shark cage. Oh, and by the way, this was Nyad's fifth attempt. At 64 years old, she’s achieved…

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