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Server Attack Visualisation

On Thursday, December 27, 2012 our web server was attacked when somebody tried to hack our CMS admin password. I decided to visualise the attack on the busy server through log file analysis. It’s a game of pong!

The music you’re hearing is something I composed on my computer a few years back titled “Asteroid of Fear”.…

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Noob Guide to Online Marketing

In February last year, Oli Gardner from Unbounce published The Noob Guide to Online Marketing on SEOMoz. I was so impressed with the article and the infographic that I said I would print it out and put it up on the wall in our office.…

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Google Implements ‘The Bacon Number’

Google applies the Erdős number concept to the Hollywood movie industry. The new feature displays the calculation of the “shortest path” algorithm showing degrees of separation from Kevin Bacon aka “The Bacon Number”.…

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My First Computer

Orao Computer

My first computer was called Orao (not Oreo), which translates to “Eagle” and it featured a whopping 16K of RAM. According to Wikipedia, this 8-bit computer was a superior version to its predecessor Galeb (Seagull) and was released in 1984 as a standard school computer in Yugoslavia.…

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Celebrating 3000 Followers on Google+

Last week I noticed that my follower count was nearly 3000 and started paying attention in hope to catch the 3000th one and make a little fuss over it. Once you are in the thousands of followers, they tend to jump up and down but Dave Byrne was the one that nudged me into 3000 for the first time.…

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Why work at Google?

Hear what Research Scientist T.V. Raman has to say about working at Google

Google’s mission: Organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful.

Google is an engineering company. The Google web site is powered by some amazing technology, most of it developed in-house.

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