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Anonymity, Accountability and Free Speech

Since the debut of Google+ there has been a storm of controversy surrounding the new social network’s real name policy. The attempt to enforce what Google believes to be a form of legitimacy on their users has been met with … Continue reading

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A Roadmap to Social Media: 13 Platforms You Should Know

Recently, there has been a rush to get every business online to interact with consumers, and for good reason:  50% of American adults and 70% of all internet users are on social networks, and Americans spend almost a quarter of … Continue reading

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100 Million Users and Counting: the 5 Largest Social Networks You Never Knew Existed

Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn: they can all count their users in the hundreds of millions, which is why you know them. But did you know that there are other social networks that can do the same, and you’ve probably never … Continue reading

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Finding Friends, Funding and a Future: Great Resources for Your Small Business

It’s always difficult to begin a new business, not only does the act require courage, it requires help, information, and resources. Finding those resources, and knowing how to use them properly is just another item on a growing to-do list. … Continue reading

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5 Crucial Steps For Managing Your Business’ IT: Part II

This series focuses on how to make your company’s infrastructure more efficient, more secure, and more cost effective. In Part I we discussed why it is important to employ a hardware firewall and leave room for growth; here are steps … Continue reading

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5 Crucial Steps For Managing Your Business’ IT: Part I

Recently we addressed simple mistakes that people commonly make with their computer; mistakes that cost little time and effort to avoid, but are a huge headache to deal with once they have been made. That post focused primarily on personal … Continue reading

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Are You a Geek?

Jeff Foxworthy, of Blue Collar Comedy Tour fame, has a schtick which allows him to help his audience members determine if they might be rednecks. Here are a few informative examples: “If you refer to the 5th grade as ‘my … Continue reading

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Kick Starting Startup Weekend Hartford

Last month, we posted an article called “Startup Weekend: One Businessman’s Dream of Revitalizing Hartford.” The post outlined the appeal of Startup Weekend, and the personal experiences of one participant. For those of you who didn’t read that entry, Startup … Continue reading

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The Cutting Edge Part II: 5 More Awesome Inventions

We recently posted an entry about the cutting edge in technology- not just the cool stuff that is inescapably shouted about in the headlines, but some interesting developments you may not have heard about yet. Here are just a few … Continue reading

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The Next Frontier: New Laws to Regulate Technology

I often come across collections of laws, and I can’t help but take a peak through whatever list has been compiled. Of course, I’m not interested in useful laws which are relevant to my life and the lives of those … Continue reading

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