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How Software as a Service (SaaS) Can Improve Your Business

By: Anton McClure;
Published: July 1, 2020
Tags: Technology; SaaS; Business;
You want your business to be successful, and modern cloud technologies such as SaaS can help make that success happen.

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How to Get Started with Tildes

By: Anton McClure;
Published: June 30, 2020
Tags: Technology; Tildes; Open Computing;
Many public-access servers called "tildes", many of which are actively accepting new users. Here's how you can join and start making the most of your new tilde account.

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Microsoft Gives Linux and Android a Significant Security Upgrade

By: Anton McClure;
Published: June 24, 2020
Tags: Android; Linux; Microsoft; Security;
Microsoft has released their Defender ATP platform for Linux and Android devices. Here are some of the benefits it brings, and how you can deploy it.

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Making the Internet and its Content Accessible for More People

By: Anton McClure;
Published: June 14, 2020
Tags: General; Internet;
Mobile devices are bringing the Internet to more people than ever before. Here's ways we can improve their online experience.

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(Why) I Won't Use WordPress, and Why You Shouldn't Either

By: Anton McClure;
Published: June 5, 2020
Tags: Technology; Alternatives; Security; Internet;
WordPress is popular, but there are better programs out there.

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Zoom Free Users Will Not Have End-to-End Encryption

By: Anton McClure;
Published: June 4, 2020
Tags: Technology; Encryption; Alternatives;
Zoom CEO has stated free users will not get end-to-end encryption. Here are some good alternatives to Zoom you could use instead.

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We Need Justice for George Floyd

By: Anton McClure;
Published: June 3, 2020
Tags: Breaking News; Justice; Social Change;
The current state in the call for justice following the death of George Floyd.

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Beginning of Website Changes

By: Anton McClure;
Published: May 30, 2020
Tags: General; Tildeverse;
I am not content with the current state of my site. Here's how I plan on fixing it.

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(Why) You Shouldn't Home-Host Your Server

By: Anton McClure;
Published: May 29, 2020
Tags: Technology; Servers; Hosting; Internet;
People may consider home-hosting a server for websites, shell hosts, and more. However, the negatives may outweigh the positives.

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Overhauling My Site Structure and Design

By: Anton McClure;
Published: May 23, 2020
Tags: General; Tildeverse;
I rewrote my entire web page and made custom CSS for it. Here's how and why I did so.

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Comments

By: Anton McClure;
Published: April 27, 2020
Tags: Opinion; Technology; Tildeverse;
My thoughts on comments and other public feedback systems.

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Windows 10 Update Breaks Google Chrome Security

By: Anton McClure;
Published: April 27, 2020
Tags: Technology; Security; Google; Microsoft; Windows;
Google revealed that Microsoft broke an important security feature in Google's Chrome browser.

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Regarding COVID-19

By: Anton McClure;
Published: April 8, 2020
Tags: Health; COVID-19; International;
Messages to healcare workers and all readers.

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Privacy Matters

By: Anton McClure;
Published: March 12, 2020
Tags: Privacy; Technology; Tildeverse;
We are living in a highly-connected age of big data. As the amount of big data goes up, so does the importance of protecting peoples privacy.

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Do Paywalls Work

By: Anton McClure;
Published: February 27, 2020
Tags: Technology; Media; Internet;
Many news sources resort to using paywalls to generate profit. Do these paywalls actually have benefits other than some extra money?

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Is DNSSEC Adoption Worth It

By: Anton McClure;
Published: February 11, 2020
Tags: Technology; DNS; Cybersecurity; Internet;
DNSSEC has a lot of hype surrounding it, but is it worth adopting?

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Microsoft Launches New Edge Browser

By: Anton McClure;
Published: January 16, 2020
Tags: Technology; Internet; Microsoft; Windows; macOS; Linux;
The stable release of the new Microsoft Edge is now available for download.

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Windows 7 Support Ends in 1 Day - What Options do Windows 7 Users Have

By: Anton McClure;
Published: January 13, 2020
Tags: Technology; Microsoft; Windows; Support; Business;
Support for Microsoft Windows 7 will be ending in less than 24 hours. What options do those still on it have?

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Zenith Shell Provider and Web Host Resignation

By: Anton McClure;
Published: January 10, 2020
Tags: General; Tildeverse;
Resignation notice for Zenith Shell Provider and Web Host (formerly Summit Tilde).

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How I Got Clean URLs For My Blog

By: Anton McClure;
Published: January 9, 2020
Tags: General; Technology;
A simple and effective solution for SEO-friendly URLs that can be used with virtually any web app.

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New Blog

By: Anton McClure;
Published: January 2, 2020
Tags: General;
Introduction post for new blog.

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Google Plans for Android to Use the Regular Mainline Linux Kernel

By: Anton McClure;
Published: Nobember 20, 2019
Tags: Technology; Google; Android; Linux;
Google announced they will start bringing the Android kernel back to the mainline.

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Oracle Co-CEO Mark Hurd Has Died at Age 62

By: Anton McClure;
Published: October 18, 2019
Tags: Breaking News; Oracle;
My thoughts, prayers, and condolences are with Mark Hurd’s family, friends, loved ones, and everyone at Oracle.

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(Why) The Future of Technology Lies Within Software as a Service and the Cloud

By: Anton McClure;
Published: September 27, 2019
Tags: Technology; SaaS;
The Cloud and SaaS powers many new technologies. Do I need the cloud if I can home host? Is cloud computing the future of technology?

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What are Tildes and How You Can Use Tilde Computing

By: Anton McClure;
Published: September 12, 2019
Tags: Tildes; Technology; Tildeverse; Open Computing;
A quickly-growing community that started from a couple of drinks.

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Thunix is Now a Part of Tildeverse

By: Anton McClure;
Published: Nobember 16, 2018
Tags: Tildes; Tildeverse; Thunix; Open Computing;
An announcement from Thunix Shell Provider and Web Host staff announcing new membership in the tildeverse.