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November 16, 2015

Irony: Requiring Flash for Security #SecurityGeek

Use this bit of irony to peg who is still relatively new to the IT scene ("Are you kidding me?") or who has maybe been around a bit too long ("Yep - sounds about right...")

The subject?  Adobe Flash...

November 10, 2015

Google Maps without Street Names #GoogleGeek

Use Google Maps' API to get
maps without street names.
Recently I needed a map without street names. Google Maps is my typical go-to mapping solution for work projects and at home.  A quick check of the current Google Maps web interface revealed no options for hiding street names.

The Google Maps API options contained exactly what I needed and I will now share that simple solution with you...