Will Google Give Ranking Preference to Websites Based On Security, Rather Than Content?

On August 6, 2014, a post on Google’s Online Security Blog announced that the tech juggernaut had recently been experimenting with its search engine ranking algorithms. Google admitted to running tests that factored a site’s level of security into its formulas, giving a slight preference to encrypted results. While strong HTTPS encryption is commonly used […]

What Can Every Web Hosting Company Learn from Google Mesa?

The mass migration of data online has created a virtual data pool with a nearly infinite amount of user information. What’s even more impressive is that this pool grows every day as millions of people the world over log onto the Internet to conduct all manner of business. Search engines compile the massive amounts of […]

Google+ Finally Comes Alive With These 16 Great Social Tools

You just can’t knock Google! Yes, there are complaints about Google Panda but Google changed the world and will continue to do so. That’s what confuses so many that Google+ lagged for so long behind Facebook and even LinkedIn. Well, thanks to these tools, Google+ has become the most powerful social media and digital communications […]

Robot Love

Robot Love

Robots are going to take our jobs! No, scratch that: Robots are going to take over the world! For decades people have been terrified of the coming robot invasion, foretelling human extinction by vilifying robot-kind and all robot advancements. This is ridiculous, fanciful, just plain nonsense. We should LOVE robots: the robot age should be […]

Geek In The New Year

Geek Ethicist Santa

It’s almost 2014. We are finishing our holiday shopping, planning New Year’s events and getting ready to feast on all the good food of the season. I’m no Isaac Asimov–his predictions for 2014 were remarkably accurate and his writing was incredible–but I’ve got a few predictions of my own for 2014 and beyond. Some trends to […]

Google Vs. Death: Has Google Finally Met Its Match?

Google announced its plans to vanquish death and, oddly enough, not too many people were surprised. The company who has mastered the search algorithm, addressed Internet security and tackled world-wide connectivity seems unlimited in its potential. Google’s new, lofty goal was not just taken seriously but heralded by Time magazine who both lauded and mocked the […]

The Next Evolution in Social Media Marketing

The web evolves almost daily, with new tips and tricks… and rules for SEO, as well as new social media platforms. There was a time that MySpace was the must-be-on platform, and Twitter confused people who wondered how anyone could communicate anything in 140 characters, or less. With new platforms that are image and video-centric, […]