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In the present day is not simply the day that you simply get a model, spankin’ new Public Entry Weekly — it is also Johnny Money’s birthday so placed on one thing black, press play on the YouTube video under and get up to date on every part that is taking place at Public Entry.

There are few issues higher than the Man in Black singing a music written by Shel Silverstein. However again to enterprise — Listed here are a couple of extra questions that I’ve just lately answered about Public Entry:

Public Entry posts are usually not listed, which suggests they won’t present up as leads to Google search. Why, you ask? It is one thing we needed to do some time again, on account of a submit going up with blatant falsehoods printed in it which actually is not cool in any respect. It seems what your mother informed you was true: One dangerous apple actually does spoil the bunch for everybody. It is attainable that sooner or later we’ll be capable of index Public Entry posts once more, however within the meantime, a direct URL is the easiest way to share the tales you submit right here.

Should you ever end up questioning how properly your story is doing on Public Entry, then take a second and navigate down the Public Entry residence web page to the Prime 5 field. It shows the 5 most seen tales of the earlier week and will get up to date each Friday, so for those who see your story there, kudos! Your publish is doing rather well!

The Public Access Weekly: This chain reaction

Additionally, I am engaged on getting a video add choice added to the CMS so Public Entry members can embed and add movies into their tales — which suggests quickly you’ll write a narrative on a brand new gadget and embrace a video of your first-hand expertise, share an unboxing, or add video of your current Twitch session. Within the meantime…

On the lookout for one thing to learn? Take a look at:

The Dying of the Sensible House: Public Entry member Robert Blake examines the failings of in the present day’s sensible residence via the lens of a Ray Bradbury brief story.

Nicole Lee tried out Eero’s sensible house WiFi answer, and appreciated it. The commenters on this story disagreed together with her, and a few are posting some very considerate responses.

IBM’s Watson know-how shall be utilized in an upcoming VR recreation of fashionable anime Sword Artwork On-line; a Tokyo-based mostly occasion subsequent month ought to present further particulars.

On the lookout for one thing to write down about? Mull over:

The Web Ruined My Life is a present that may premiere on SyFy subsequent month to inform the tales of people that have been harassed, adopted, doxxed, swatted, fired or worse resulting from a social media submit gone awry. Whereas the format of the present appears to be overly salacious, with dramatic reenactments, there was an growing consideration to the darker aspect of social media. Have you ever ever had a adverse end result as a result of a social media publish? (And in that case, how did you resolve it?) Do you are feeling that these individuals ought to cease complaining and simply watch what they publish? And is it bizarre to anybody else to observe a TV present about web exercise?

In case you’ve ever watched a horror film and thought “Properly, simply do not go down into the catacombs in case you do not need to be terrorized and eaten by mutants,” then you understand how I really feel concerning the Fusion.internet reporter who just lately challenged two hackers to break his life. Through the penetration testing experiment (phrasing!), hackers have been capable of entry every part from the reporter’s webcam to his Amex account. Would you ever allow somebody to carry out such a textual content by yourself accounts? What safety measures do you’re taking to make your self much less engaging to hacking? And may you ever actually shield your on-line life from being hacked?

The Public Access Weekly: This chain reaction

Web outages — What the hell do you do with your self when the web goes out? Learn a e-book? Drunken Jenga? Cry till it comes again on? We’re simply curious.

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