Author Archives: Simon West

Why Should I NOT Host My Website?

Millions of years ago (about 1998), we paid people people a lot of money to host our websites. Thousands of years ago (about 2005) we still did. This is because the internet speed required to suitably host a website was … Read More

Is Microsoft Access Any Good OR is it Dead?

If you work in the database sector, then this is a question and half and will split a lot of people. Is Microsoft Access any good? Is it dead? It was first released in 1992, why do we still have … Read More

Social Media: How safe are you online?

What if I told you that I know who you are? That I can see you. I can hear you. I know where you live. I know where you work, where you went to school, what your exam results were? … Read More

Should you cover your Webcam?

It’s a fair question. We have all seen people cover up their webcams with a wide variety of things: sticking plasters, post it notes, paper and tape. There are even devices being sold on the internet that attach to your … Read More

Simple, Basic Cyber Security Methods to Keep You Safe in 2019

It’s the hot topic of the decade in computing– Cyber Security. Two words that strike fear in the heart of many. There is a mystery surrounding Cyber Security. It’s all black magic and doom and gloom. Some teenager in China … Read More