Posts Categorized: Business

Why is Firefox blocked

It seems that there will never be an end to to the world's supply of stupid people. I use a wonderful add-on for Firefox called Adblock Plus which stops adverts from appearing. You know the ones; flashing banners inviting you to whack the mole and their ilk. Those things are the scourge of the web.…

Mosso – the hosting system

Although I'm very happy with Dreamhost, my dream host this new internet services company looks interesting. I suppose they're making a similar kind of system as Amazon's S3 and EC2 products - big bangs for your buck. For people running large web applications this type of hosting is a must. For work we're using a…

Web developers in short supply

A recent article in Computing.co.uk highlighted the fact that web developers are in short supply. I'm sure this is true, with more and more companies waking up to the potential of the web. However there's one bit I'm not sure I agree with, a quote from Atsco chief executive Ann Swain: ‘It was relatively easy…

Improving customer relations

Wow, it's been over a week since I wrote here. Great was the rejoicing, but now I'm back. It's been a busy week, not least because I've been without an internet connection since last Thursday thanks to those that shall forever be known as The Worst Internet Service Providers In The World. The saga ongoeth,…