Google’s Penguin Update causes uproar for India’s SEO experts!

I just stumbled upon this great bog entry. It tells how loads of Indian so called SEO experts are now out of a job, due to the last algorithm update by Google, called Penguin. Google finally decided to put an end to the wide spread spamming tactics of thousands of Indian ‘Internet Experts’.

The article stated that there would be a big increase in the jobless rate in the Indian computer industry

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Dealing with the Quirks of different Browsers in Typo3

Everyone who has created or worked on a larger website project has experienced the problem of dealing with the multitude of different browsers out there and their various quirks and failings. The plathoria of browsers goes from various versions of the Internet Explorer (IE 6 to 9 currently), to FireFox, Opera, Safari to more exotic applications such as Konqueror( used on Linux boxes ). The website developer usually has a favorite browser he or she uses for creating the webpages – most developers I know use Firefox, personally I prefer Opera. After completing the project, if they’re smart, they’ll check it out in various other Internet Browsers. It is usually not so good to tell your boss to have a look at the pages before you do that. Non-technical oriented people tend to use what their operating system provides out … continue >

Computers ignore Kremlin Directive by Putin – Perpetual Summer runs afoul of modern Operating Systems

The other day I head that Prime Minister Putin in Russia had decreed that his country would not go back to winter or standard time. They would continue to use daylight savings time, or summer time as it is called there, all year round. I was amused at the high-handed way Mr. Putin wanted to create a quick and dirty solution to a problem that has been discussed in Europe for years now. Well, as you can guess the order from the Kremlin was heard by the media and most of the public, but it just didn’t make it into the electronic brains of all our modern gadgets.  PCs, MACs, smart phones, organizers, smart watches, yes even TVs and some fridges were totally unimpressed by the decree. They all changed over to standard time Sunday morning. Subsequently there was great … continue >