How to make a website22 years ago, I worked at a company called LACityWeb.com. The company failed in the year 2000, but back in 1999 we were selling websites. The sales pitch was that a website was a key part
March 17th, 2021
How to work remotelyGet our top 5 tips to doing remote work right. We've been working remotely since 2019 and learned a number of things the hard way.
March 10th, 2021
What is wallstreetbets Reddit?It's likely been impossible for you to miss all the talk about GameStop stock. This upside is due to a corner of the internet called Reddit. More specifically, a corner of Reddit called r/wallstreetbets.
March 4th, 2021
What is Clubhouse?By now you've probably heard about Clubhouse, the hot new social app. While I'm sure many of you are already on the inside, perhaps even hosting your own events, I've learned a few things since I joined that you might find…
February 24th, 2021
Top 3 takeaways from AWS re:Invent 2020Talk about going big—AWS re:Invent 2020 went virtual this year, proving just how exponentially things can scale when they happen in the
February 24th, 2021
How to Host a Website on AWS in 5 MinutesFor most casual website owners, it’s often easy to simply use a hosting provider with built in support for their CMS and integrating analytics. However, for the curious and ambitious, hosting directly on cloud (Amazon Web…
February 22nd, 2021
What is Machine Learning?Machine learning is a field of computer science where mathematical systems “learn” from massive data to adjust their internal models using linear algebra and statistics. It is not a new discipline; machine learning has…
February 21st, 2021
Setup a NAS on AWSAs part of Metal Toad’s Managed Services Team, I have worked extensively in custom cloud based solutions. There is no doubt Amazon Web Services (AWS) leads the pack in Cloud hosting, but when it comes to a Network Attached…
February 19th, 2021
Work from home foreverIn March of 2020, as a joke on my Instagram I posted a photo of my dog saying he hoped nobody ever went back to work. Now almost 11 months later, it turns out that my dog may have been better at seeing into the future than I…
February 18th, 2021
Difference between Defect, Error and BugIn the testing world it is very common that Quality Engineers talk about defects, bugs and errors, during the software development life cycle. For anyone that is not into software development that much, these terms may seem…
February 16th, 2021
The Year is 2031This article first appeared in the Metal Toad newsletter. Subscribe to our weekly newsletter here to stay up-to-date on the latest cloud insights for the Media & Entertainment industry from Metal Toad.
February 10th, 2021
When should you use AWS Lambda?Faster than the wing flap of a bee Bees flap their wings ridiculously fast, at around 230 beats per second (fruit flies are 80 times smaller than honeybees but flap their wings only 200 times a second.) Given that there are…
February 3rd, 2021