Slashdot effect… part two

September 25, 2008 · Filed Under Babel fish, Sir Arthur's Den · 4 Comments 

Babel fish - A mental interface between Sir Arthur's sensibility and the events from the outer world. And for all the rest, tooThe wise says that it’s dangerous to hope for something, because then you risk to get it and have to face it in full. When at the beginning of September the news on DeathSpank has been featured on Slashdot, the blog has been flooded by nearly 18,000 visitors spanned on three, four days, to my great delight for the reaction and the promotion (I mean, it’s Slashdot, not just a z-series site like there are too much in Italy and elsewhere) and above all with no issues for my web host, the already quoted AN Hosting. What has happened in the past days, however, during the second Slashdot effect flowed on Sir Arthur’s Den, has made me rethink my ideas on shared web hosting, AN Hosting itself and the trend I’ve got in the adoption of WordPress plug-ins preferring the ease of use to all the rest.

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AN Hosting - one month later

August 4, 2008 · Filed Under In Depth, Networking · Comment 

In Depth - A merciless lens pointed on the hot topics, passionate and detailed retrospectives, reflections beyond the appearances Far from wanting to autocelebrate myself for my first month on-line presence, I pin here some notes regarding the choice of the hosting plan that let Sir Arthur’s Den dirty the Web from the capable American servers of AN Hosting, in the hope that they can be useful for who are in search for their home on-line or simply for information about the quality of services offered by the web hosting companies.

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Malware has put down roots into Google Blogger

July 24, 2008 · Filed Under News, Security · Comment 

News Google Blogger, the blogging platform available since 1999 has turned into a privileged spreading tool for computer infections, going as far as hosting 2% of all the malware currently circulating through the connected world. So say Sophos security enterprise, that with numbers in its hands raises the alarm and states that the fault is not entirely of Google. Maybe.

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