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I wrote another thing.
A recent post (by Adam Audette) cites evidence that Google has been reliably indexing JavaScript content, particularly navigation links and text getting indexed. It reminds me of times when search engines did not. There were legitimate concerns they had about doing so. Navigation links, and increasingly, JavaScript text content panels nearly always contain things we want Google to index. Luckily for us, JavaScript is important to Google, includin...
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We see security bulletins often enough in our line of work that unfortunately too many people tune out. Security sounds complicated. Security professionals sound alarmingly paranoid. And then it happens, a bulletin you notice about something you regularly use. Hopefully, that prompts you to go update your software. You should increase your concern about security this year. More attacks are coming.Recent bulletins about vulnerabilities in Yoast (S...
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Here's a link about ransomware, related to the article I wrote including one of the attacks I helped a bartender friend recover from recently: http://www.cio.com.au/article/573462/ransomware-rise-cryptographers-take-it-personally/
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Requests for help flood Bay Area mystery benefactor: "I don’t understand why more people don’t give back," he said. #twt  
The man behind the anonymous Twitter account @HiddenCash has received hundreds of emails from people pleading for his financial help after announcing that he had hidden envelopes of cash in the Bay Area.
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An ' official ' taxonomy of faving behaviors.
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There is money and minerals down here how can we use your co-operation to send raw cash and gold to europe and America. You will retain some %. contacts

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MIT Mylar encryption tool built using #meteorjs #node #twt
A system called Mylar makes it possible to build online services that can never decrypt or leak your data.
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Basecamp DDoS attack data "peaked at about 20 gigabits per second"  #twt  
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Never mind the 'wispy bits' reported by tabloid boors.
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If you admin systems with a host like #Linode (or Digital Ocean) get the fix on. You'll need to patch manually #heartbleed #OpenSSL vuln #twt  
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"Italian company Luxottica Group announced on Monday a partnership with Google" via @mafiahairdresser #twt  
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Basecamp: "A summary of two hellish hours" #twt  
Criminals attacked the Basecamp network with a distributed denial-of-service attack (DDoS) this morning. The attackers tried to extort us for money to make it stop. We refused to give in and worked with our network providers to mitigate the attack the best we could. Then, about two hours after ...
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  • Dev Bootcamp
    Ruby on Rails, 2013 - 2013
    Certified Ruby on Rails Web Developer
  • Musicians Institute
    Guitar, 1986 - 1988
    Professional guitar player, classical piano, saxophone and flute.
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Sweet Home Chicago
Introduction

Multifaceted technologist VP for International agencies and startup software companies (digital marketing, marketplace applications, data science). HIPAA Compliance Officer. Extensive experience in team management, digi- tal strategy, marketing and technology implementation as a visionary applica- tion developer. Rare combination of communication skills bringing ideas across diverse teams to generate more revenue with current assets.

Professional Accomplishments

Technology
  • Certification in Ruby on Rails from Dev Bootcamp (2013).
  • Senior Web Developer, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, Node, PHP.
  • HIPAA Security Rule Compliance Gnu/Linux System Administrator. 
Implementation
  • HIPAA Rule Compliance Officer for Chicago Tribune's 435Digital team.
  • Team director of developers who produced 99 websites in 2014.
  • Managed digital marketing service implementation across client portfolio.
Leadership / Training / Team Building
  • Created digital marketing agency teams from scratch using existing assets. 
  • Trained core competencies across disciplines, coordinated efforts among four distinct teams, handled interoperability with leadership and sales. 
  • Technology conference moderator and organizer. 
  • Code clinic moderator and session instructor for Web developers. 
  • Introduced engineering empathy for team conflict resolution.

Work
Occupation
Owner of Search Return LLC
Skills
HTML5, CSS3 and Javascript expert with ability utilizing modern frameworks such as Angular, Ember, Node-based Meteor. Basic to advanced-level skill in Ruby on Rails, PHP/Hack, Swift, C, Perl, Python and Java. Editor of choice is Vi(m) with Emacs, Lisp experience. Able to draw PNG plots using R and open data for implications in the data sciences and computing statistics.
Employment
  • Search Return LLC
    Owner, 2007 - present
    SearchReturn is a startup for independent contract work between full-time employment. Counted among long-term clients is Tribune Publishing, a list of top brands, major agencies and technology industry conferences.
  • Tribune Publishing
    Director, 2014 - 2015
    Directed the implementation teams at Tribune with 4 department managers as direct reports, including Web Development, SEO, Paid Search and Social Media representing 29 employees. Produced 99 websites in 2014 and man- aged digital marketing for major brands and SMEs across the portfolio.
  • Position Tech
    VP, 2004 - 2007
    Returned to create a digital agency and a new service offering out of employee assets.
  • Position Tech
    VP, 1999 - 2001
    Launched the original paid inclusion service (1999) in partnership with major search engines (Yahoo!, MSN, Altavista).
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Los Angeles - England - Oregon - Connecticut - Washington - Berlin - Munich - Frankfurt
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Requests for help flood Bay Area mystery benefactor @HiddenCash
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The man behind the anonymous Twitter account @HiddenCash has received hundreds of emails from people pleading for his financial help after a

Why We Favorite Tweets, According To Science
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4 women devs leading the way in Chicago tech: Disa Johnson
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Only ;26 percent ;of STEM workers in the United States are women. So it’s no surprise that at Chicago tech companies women devs are a rare.

Yahoo’s Alibaba Windfall Means Firepower to Chase Google
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Marissa Mayer is finally set to get a cash infusion from Yahoo! Inc.’s nine-year investment in Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. -- along with the

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Entertainment Data And APIs For Guides And UIs
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Build entertainment guides and UIs with the best entertainment data in the industry. From TV schedules to movie showtimes, TMS has the enter

What You Need to Know About Heartbleed, the New Security Bug Scaring the...
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What should you know about Heartbleed, a recently uncovered security bug? The shortest version: You'll have to change all of your passwords.

The Surprisingly Large Cost of Telling Small Lies
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A university study about lying did not investigate the number of lies told by entrepreneurs looking for investment capital, but I fear we wo

Building PRISM-Proof Web Services | MIT Technology Review
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A system called Mylar makes it possible to build online services that can never decrypt or leak your data.

Google Glass to get makeover from Ray-Ban, Oakley
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SAN MATEO, Calif. -- Google Glass is about to get more stylish: The Internet-connected eyewear will soon become available from the makers of

Basecamp was under network attack this morning by David of Basecamp
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Criminals attacked the Basecamp network with a distributed denial-of-service attack (DDoS) this morning. The attackers tried to extort us fo

Attackers to Basecamp: If you ever want to get back online, pay us or else
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Site fights back against extortion-motivated denial-of-service assaults.

Mozilla News | Brendan Eich
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A quick note to update everyone on Mozilla news. Our Board of Directors has appointed me CEO of Mozilla, with immediate effect. I'm honored

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What a beard really says about a man
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For one techie, business boomed when he Photoshopped a beard onto his photo. Some manly wannabes are reportedly paying big bucks for facial-

HP's Pwn2Own Hacker Competition Proves All Browsers Suck | Intimated
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Hewlett-Packard's Zero Day Initiative Pwn2Own event has revealed security flaws in every major internet browser, particularly Mozilla's.

TUTORIAL: Deploy a Ruby on Rails App to IBM's BlueMix in 2 minutes flat....
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An easy to understand tutorial which helps you deploy a rails app to Bluemix in 2 minutes, with a postgresql database under the hood, for fr

Gloria Steinem on HBO's 'Paycheck to Paycheck': "We Should Be Mad As Hell"
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