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Reflections and tips on tech, websites, the economy, investing, and other insights that come my way

Temporary problem with WSJ.com, nasdaq.com and dictionary.com

Temporary problem with WSJ.com, nasdaq.com and dictionary.com
If it's not broken, why would I update it?  Yesterday (June 8, 2016), I ran into a problem loading dictionary.com, nasdaq.com and WSJ.com.  It all started with dictionary.com loading very, very slowly and I informed them of the problem.  By the end of the day, none of the sites would load on Chrome or Firefox.  I was convinced I...
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Website Update Delays - Where Are My Changes?!

Website Update Delays - Where Are My Changes?!
Are you finding that code changes to your website can take up to five minutes to go live? Do you suspect that your web pages are being automatically cached somewhere between your webhost's service and your device but DNSFlush isn't resolving the problem? Are the delays in reflecting code changes consistent over an extended period of time...
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Reservation Paranoia

Reservation Paranoia
When you live in an out-of-the-way state like Montana, most air travel requires at least one stop or plane change prior to reaching your destination. After making reservations, it seems like every couple days I'll receive a notice from the airline stating that an arrival or departure time for one of the four flights that will get us th...
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