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Discussion and opinion on design, development, business and culture in a digital world.

Web 101 - DNS

By Scott Barkman on June 15, 2017

You’ve probably heard the term DNS before… but what does it really mean? We’ll do our best demystify it for you.

Microsoft is Ending support for Internet Explorer 8, 9 & 10

By Scott Barkman on Dec. 1, 2015

Microsoft has just announced that it will be ending support for Internet Explorer versions below 11. The most important impact of this is that they will no longer release security updates for these versions.

3, 2, 1, Launch!

By Scott Barkman on Nov. 26, 2015

We get it; launch can be a stressful time in the life span of a web project. However, it’s important to know what launch really means in the overall scheme of a website.

What "Mobilegeddon" Means For Your Mobile Search

By Scott Barkman in Strategy on April 28, 2015

You may have heard the ominous term, “Mobilegeddon,” making the rounds on the internet these past few days. Google has made a few changes to their PageRank algorithm to rank “mobile-friendly” sites higher when searching on a mobile device.

Heartbleed: Security Update

By Scott Barkman on April 16, 2014

On April 7th, a security vulnerability was unveiled that affected a large portion of the internet. Ironically, the bug was found in an extremely popular piece of software, OpenSSL, which is designed to make the internet safer. Although the bug has been present for 2 years, a fix was already available the moment the vulnerability was announced. We at Lift have already taken the necessary steps to ensure our servers are running this patched version of OpenSSL.

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