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100 Grades Per Minute

The professional blog of a Data and SIMS.net Administrator in a single-sex faith school. Contains the odd rant and bad geek joke.

  1. Google AdWords

    by
    CAM
    , 18th March 2012 at 12:31 AM (100 Grades Per Minute)
    They can create some interesting results out of the blue.

    Use of domain password (& staff AUP, etc.) ;)-chinese-lady.jpg
    Categories
    Amusement
  2. The Google Privacy Scandal And You

    by
    CAM
    , 1st March 2012 at 08:19 PM (100 Grades Per Minute)
    There has been some awful news coverage today of the privacy policy updates being carried out by Google. Many people are being misled by the reduction of the 70 seperate policies currently being agreed to down to 1 policy for 1 unified platform. It makes business sense and whilst there are always some concerns when changes are made to any organisation's policy, the storm in a teacup is being made worse by the media again.

    This morning on BBC News, the story broke about Google's changes ...

    Updated 1st March 2012 at 08:23 PM by CAM

    Categories
    Rants
  3. BETT 2012

    by
    CAM
    , 16th January 2012 at 06:54 PM (100 Grades Per Minute)
    Recycling bins filling up, spam folders overflowing. Yes it's that time of year again when you come into work with a bag full of leaflets and find half of them make their way into the bin. BETT 2012 is finished and the dust is settling in the Olympia Exhibition Hall for the last time with BETT 2013 scheduled for the ExCeL Centre instead.

    Click here for pciturs on Google+.

    This year saw the return of the Edugeek stand to provide tech staff with an amusing diversion in ...

    Updated 16th January 2012 at 06:57 PM by CAM

    Categories
    Work , SIMS , Technical
  4. Malware - How It Works

    by
    CAM
    , 20th May 2011 at 06:58 PM (100 Grades Per Minute)
    With the recent spotlight on malware and computer security I want to share some of the tricks I have discovered whilst reading up on it. And yes, some of these can affect multiple platforms (Windows/OSX/etc).

    Google Image Poisoning: The act of using Google Image Search to trick users into visiting infected pages. Images related to popular topics on Twitter or the news are pushed high up the ranks of searches relating to that topic. Victims search for said topic in their droves, click ...