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So I got a Nook Tablet so figured why not review it

on November 21st, 2011 by Richard Orelup in Development - General - Mobile App - Web tech

I’ve never really felt a need to have a tablet. I’ve had an iPad around from basically the time they came out at work and it was never more than a giant Angry Birds player. I’d see others using theirs and anything they did other then games I already did with my laptop (and better because tablets aren’t really good devices for creating content.) Lately though I’ve been working on a couple different projects that are mainly for end user consumption so I had been kicking...Read More!

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WordPress brute force update for Cloudflare

on November 6th, 2010 by Richard Orelup in Development - Web tech - Wordpress

So I recently made a change to this blog in an attempt a new service I heard about named Cloudflare. I’m still putting together my full thoughts on the service but overall I think it’s something that more and more people should look at using and overall has a high recommendation from me at the moment. But one major thing that happened that I didn’t at first realize was that it would break my brute force defense method I talked about in a previous post. I noticed this when I...Read More!

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How bots mess up clickthrough stats and can be used for evil

on June 29th, 2010 by Richard Orelup in Web tech

Jump down to the “After the Technical” section if you don’t want to have an greater understanding of the technical side of how URL lookup twitter bots and tracking traffic on the internet works. In the first couple seconds of putting up a shortened URL on twitter I had all this bot activity come to my site. Read More!

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