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Your filesystem in the cloud - Elastic File System

Amazon announced at the AWS Summit in San Francisco a new service, called Elastic File System. It addresses a fundamental issue with storing files in the cloud. Sure, you could use S3 but S3 is a general purpose data storage platform. The
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Posted in Technology on April 9, 2015

Amazon Home Services - Your handyman on the web

Amazon has announced a new service they are calling Amazon Home Services. This is an online portal where you can have a variety of small things done around your house by local (and vetted) handymen for a price. I typed in my area code, and foun
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Posted in Breaking News on March 30, 2015

Amazon ARNs - An explanation

With the complicated web of technologies that Amazon has released with , it is no surprise that it becomes a very complicated mess to accurately identify resources. The need for a common language to identify everything from an EC-2 instance, a S3
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Posted in Technology on March 29, 2015

How much does a Banana cost anyway?

Something struck me today in the light of how American's pay for certain things. Take for example, something as simple as a banana. On the scale of how much snacks cost, I would put bananas on the low end. Pick up any Snickers, Reeses or
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Posted in Health & Fitness on March 22, 2015

How to mute individual tabs in Google Chrome

Who doesn't like to listen to online music? I frequently have YouTube or Spotify running in a tab somewhere playing my favorite songs. However, when viewing pages that contain advertisements sometimes you get a rather annoying voice that interr
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Posted in Technology on March 17, 2015

Where did your username come from?

I do not know if this has been asked or not, but I haven't seen it before so I wanted to put it out there. Not only for a reason to put my explanation out there but also to allow others to chime in. The question is in the title. How did y
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Posted in Personal on March 16, 2015

Java - No longer bundled with adware

The new Java installation process has gotten a much needed facelift. While installing on a computer today, it is in fact no longer bundled with the Ask toolbar junkware. This was highly annoying and installed unneeded toolbars in all the major
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Posted in Technology on March 12, 2015


HBO had finally released their own streaming service, called "HBO Now". Priced at only $15 per month. In comparison, Netflix is only priced at $9 per month. With the change of direction that Netflix took a few years ago, HBO and Netflix seem to be c
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Posted in Breaking News on March 4, 2015

The New Image Wizard at Persona Paper

Not being a regular on this site, it is pleasing to find the additional features being added as of late. The Image Wizard is a new feature that allows a writer to upload images as before, or automatically use an image from the free site Pixabay. &nbs
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Posted in Persona Paper on February 25, 2015

What a game last night - Patriots come back for a Superbowl Win

So even though I admitted in my previous post that I have no personal interest in the Superbowl last night, I did check on it. With no actual reason for doing so outside of general curiousity I did use Google to search for "Superbowl" and it did give
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Posted in Sports on February 2, 2015

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I haven't forgotten you! Life just got in the way...

November 16, 2014, 12:26 AM

Greetings Cinnafire know, my new users in persona paper and I've been following you

November 13, 2014, 12:16 PM

Hi there ! I am happy to start following you to read all of your new posts and know more about you through your writings... :)

October 7, 2014, 1:44 PM

hi cinnafire i a am your new follower. stay connected

September 26, 2014, 12:28 PM

Hello - happy to follow you

August 30, 2014, 8:12 PM

Welcome I am now following you. I look forward to reading some fresh post from you

July 20, 2014, 1:36 PM

It's so nice to meet you :) Keep up the good work.

July 12, 2014, 8:53 PM

Hi :)

July 12, 2014, 10:36 AM

hi, following you, have a good day.

July 11, 2014, 9:52 PM

Following you. Good to meet you

July 11, 2014, 7:51 PM