Archives: tech

Joomla Day UK

March 15, 2009 | By Paul Mackenzie Ross | No Comments | Filed in: CMS, Internet, Joomla, SEO, tech, Uncategorized.

I don’t normally do conferences. That’s not for lack of trying, mind you; there have been a number of events this year, particularly in marketing, where I’ve been keen to attend to get a feel for the direction of the technology in the sector and catch up with some PR & SEO friends. But work • Read More »

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SEO Snake Oil

February 10, 2009 | By Paul Mackenzie Ross | 3 Comments | Filed in: SEO, tech.

On Twitter this morning Matt Cutts highlighted an interesting article by John C. Dvorak from PC Mag. Dvorak writes about SEO: http://bit.ly/1VIx I really don’t know where to start. Dvorak’s piece entitled SEO Fiascoes: The Trouble with Search Engine Optimization seems like an all-out attack on SEO and coming from such a decorated columnist in • Read More »

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Hatchet Job on a Hacker

January 24, 2009 | By Paul Mackenzie Ross | 2 Comments | Filed in: appeal, politics, tech.

Personally, I think Gary McKinnon has already served his time. Hacking into US Military computers back in 2001/2002 Gary McKinnon was only looking for information on UFOs. With all the rumours and speculation, call them conspiracy theories if you will, he was merely being inquisitive and I think many people would have been tempted to • Read More »

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Piercing the Veil of Illusion

January 5, 2009 | By Paul Mackenzie Ross | No Comments | Filed in: Internet, philosophy, tech.

Mystics call it “piercing the veil of illusion”. Alcoholics may have a “moment of clarity”. Whatever popular tag it may have earned, “seeing things as they really are” isn’t just the exclusive remit of esoterics, washed-up drunks or the writers of the chief concept of “The Matrix”. Truth, facts and reallity underpin virtually everything. Even • Read More »

Dear Costumer

December 18, 2008 | By Paul Mackenzie Ross | No Comments | Filed in: tech.

I’ve been on the Internet for a good ten years now and it’s not hard to spot spam email and phishing attempts. I especially like the way that email clients have evolved to “sandbox” emails by automatically blocking external images etc.  This morning I was checking my work email, even though I’m officially on vacation • Read More »