Internet Archive

NAR joins the OpenID Foundation

NAR is proud to announce that we have joined the OpenID Foundation. We have supported the development of RESO standards since they were “born” in 1989 and the recently published RESO Web API standard includes OpenID Connect....
February 9, 2016

Web traffic encryption just got easier

The internet is moving towards towards encrypted web traffic. If you pay attention to the address window in your browser, you will notice that more websites are starting with “https://” instead of “http://”. Websites that begin with “https://” use...
February 8, 2016

Experiments with devices – Part 5, final thoughts

My Chromebook experiment had more ups than downs. My laptop came back from the repair shop yesterday (I just love AppleCare) and the Thunderbolt ports are working again. I had another inquiry about the pile of equipment in the...
February 4, 2016

Experiments with devices – Part 4, third day of work

I am expecting a Google Cloud Printer later today, and I need it to keep up with my work demands. Right now, I am sending documents to friends to print and I refuse to get a dedicated, directly attached...
January 28, 2016

Experiments with devices – Part 3, second day of work

The first thing I did today was to address my printer problem. In order to fully experience the Chromebook in a corporate environment, I needed to be able to print things. I checked the vintage of the department’s printers...
January 27, 2016

Experiments with devices – Part 2, first day of work

I resisted the temptation to use my laptop instead of the Chromebook for an entire weekend. My next challenge was to get through a week at work. With two full days of e-mail exchanges behind me and already being...
January 26, 2016

Experiments with devices – First weekend with a Chromebook

I have been in love with my Mac since I transitioned from a Linux laptop about five years ago. I didn’t start looking at new devices because I was unhappy. Instead, I studied what the under 21 crowd has...
January 25, 2016

Tvilight: Intelligent Street Lights – The Potential of the Internet of Things

Over the past year, we’ve spent a lot of time looking at the Internet of Things and its potential for real estate. There are a ton of developments happening that will make our buildings, systems and homes smarter and...
December 22, 2014

Time to Mechanize

What is stopping the industry from implementing automation at a higher level than we we do today? The answer is simple … standard APIs. I would like to investigate my assertion with this post....
September 26, 2014

Google Drops Support for Authorship Tags

NOTE: Below is a post from Mark Lesswing on the announcement of Google dropping support for authorship for search results. Mark does a great job of outlining why this matters and what Google will do next to fill the...
August 29, 2014