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Slabmedia once again voted one of the top Boston web designers by Expertise.com

Thursday, April 26, 2018

We're excited to announce that Slabmedia has been chosen once again, this time from among 150 reviewed web design firms as one of the top web design companies in Boston by Expertise.com! Criteria include 1. Reputation: A history of delighted customers and outstanding service. 2. Credibility: Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards. 3. Experience: Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education. 4. Availability: Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored. 5. Professionalism: Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect. [...] read more

Slabmedia voted one of the top Boston web designers by Expertise.com

Thursday, February 18, 2016

We're excited to announce that Slabmedia has been chosen from among 388 reviewed web design firms as one of the top web design companies in Boston by Expertise.com! We scored highly on thier evaluation criteria, which included reviews of our reputation, credibility, experience, availability, professionalism, and engagement. We are proud and happy to have been selected by Expertise.com, and we look forward to continuing to bring our experience to bear on helping your business or other web-based venture to succeed! [...] read more

Your Internet, Your Moment: Sending a Message about Net Neutrality to the FCC

Monday, June 2, 2014

The United States has come to a critical point regarding how the Internet works, as the Federal Communications Commission has opened a public-comment period surrounding the very nature of the way users access and experience the web. One version of the future: it will include so-called fast lanes, meaning bandwidth purchased at a premium, allowed under certain conditions. Future two, you get regulations that prevent that kind of priority access to online bandwidth. So, what does this all this mean, how did it happen, and what can you do about it? Let's look at the basics of how we [...] read more

Heartbleed leaves our Servers alone BUT this is what you need to know.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

This past weekend, the Heartbleed exploit hit the news. It was and still is, a big bad story. The exploit is difficult to understand, but it is widespread and even if our servers were not affected, it's important you know what happened and what you can do to secure and fix your email connections if you are having any problems. Heartbleed is an exploit that promtps servers to send back sensitive information via inquiries made on secure certificate connections. Most servers run Open SSL which was written a long time ago in the programming language C. The hacker can specify [...] read more

Slab partners with Knittlr.com! The new slow wave in Social Networking

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Slabmedia is proud to annouce a partnership with the new Slow Social Network Knittlr.com! You may have heard of the slow food movement. Now it's happening in social networking! Sending messages with knittlr is as easy as 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,....9472! Spend a week or three knitting your own personal message (called a kneet) to a friend. 2 colors of yarn are preferred so you can read the letters. Make sure to knit your knittlr name and the name of the knittlr recipient at the top of the finished square, scarf, hat or sweater. Kneets are grouped together by knottags. Adding a knottag [...] read more

Net Neutrality - what it is and why it matters.

Wednesday, February 27, 2008

There has been a great deal of obfuscation regarding Net Neutrality. Most of what we hear about it is provided in misleading ads by broadband providers like Comcast and Verizon who have a vested interest in how it turns out. What it comes down to is this: Net Neutrality = equality for all bytes on the web. Geeks can skip the following paragraph : The information that hits your browser is measured in bytes. Kilo, Mega, Giga, Tera, Exo, etc. Bytes are pretty much all the same, whether they are video, audio, images, email, or webpages. Bytes are bundled [...] read more