Using the robots.txt sledgehammer properly can help you clean up loose ends in your search results. Use it wrong, and you could, effectively, nuke yourself off the Internet.
Part mad scientist, part celebrity author, and part shadowy government advisor, CBS Interactive's Distinguished Lecturer David Gewirtz warps space/time with neat hacks, cool do-it-yourself projects, business survival tips, and commentary that peels paint.
David Gewirtz, Distinguished Lecturer at CBS Interactive, is an author, U.S. policy advisor, and computer scientist. He is featured in the History Channel special The President's Book of Secrets and is a member of the National Press Club.
Given that Microsoft has left so much other traditional functionality in Windows 8, the removal of the Start menu is a marketing decision only. It's not like it's hard to code.
David needed to combine audio from a telephone conversation and video from a screen meeting into one recording. It took some hoop jumping, but with the help of some nifty software, he got his recording.
We learn about what happens when the year runs out, plus we recognize our first Official DIY-IT Helpie McHelpypants Acknowledgement recipient.
Let's consider this an intervention and let's try to save you from iPhone 5 phone-ageddon.
You may find that you want to move off GoDaddy as a knee-jerk reaction, but in the long term, you probably won't be buying yourself a whole lot more than extra hassle.
This is totally NOT the simple choice you might think it would be. There are a lot of reasons why you might choose either device. If you really want to make an informed decision, read this guide.
If you're a developer, do us all a favor, willya? Follow David's advice and try to make the process easier. It'll save us all a lot of time.
WordPress.com is one of the largest sites on the Internet. It handles 115 million page views a day and responds to 2.6 billion requests a day. Here's how they do it.
An entire folder of document scans -- over 600 individual documents -- was now empty. It hadn't been empty last week, but now, for reasons still to be definitively discovered, it was empty. Here's how we recovered it.