Author: Ryan

Google offers new incentives for installing an SSL on WordPress

Security on the internet is in jeopardy and the threat won’t be going away any time soon. Naturally, Google has a vested interest in keeping the entirety of the internet safe, underscored by the most recent security updates rolled out in the latest version of Chrome. Chrome has long used Visual cues to let visitors know when a page is unencrypted or infected. The circle ‘i‘ icon has been a fixture of the browser for years now. But with the release of version 56, pages with a login or credit card form will now display the words ‘Not secure’ next to the domain. Here’s an example of...

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If STEM Professionals Want Top-Dollar, Move HERE!

SmartAsset has recently released their 2017 list of the best-paying jobs in the US and the cities where you may want to consider relocating if pay is a priority. It’s fascinating to see how industries are dispersed through the country, and sometimes in unexpected places. For instance, did you know Cleveland Ohio is a hotbed of well-heeled physicists and aerospace engineers, paid $148,890 and $111,300 median annual income respectively? Mathematicians and petroleum engineers are raking-it-in out East at $138,660 and $138,240 respectively. The cities that top the list include: 1. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California 2. Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio 3. San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California For...

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50 Best Sources of Free STEM Education Online – OnlineUniversities.com

Colleges, online universities, and other educational forums in your community can be excellent places to learn more about a variety of STEM topics, but there is also a wealth of educational material available on the web for those who prefer to learn at their own pace or take a more individual approach. Even better, these resources, whether classes, lectures, or tutorials, are all free of charge, meaning you can improve your knowledge without emptying your wallet. Check out our list (organized by topic, not ranking) for some great STEM resources that can help you build your knowledge about everything...

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Not all STEM is Equal: 3 Stages of STEM Education

STEM education is sweeping the nation. From robotics competitions to coding games, school districts are scrambling to provide STEM programs while teachers sift through thousands of Pinterest pins in search of quality activities. As a STEM Director, I am always looking for new curriculum idea Source: Not all STEM is Equal: 3 Stages of STEM Education —...

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One Day, A WordPress Backup Could Save Your Business

It is said, with enough time and resources any website can be hacked. That said, a backup that exists off of the web server is a critical component of your security strategy. This article by nexcess.net should inspire you to get smart about backups and find a solution that will suit your needs. Most WordPress users realize they should backup their site. It’s a dangerous world, and if a business depends on its WordPress site, a backup — or preferably several backups — is a necessary safety net. However, a backup is worthless if it isn’t tested and verified. I’ve come across many sites...

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