Worth a Look 10.27.11
“Hacked!” – a fascinating article about how vulnerable your own email account and all your personal history may be:
As email, documents, and almost every aspect of our professional and personal lives moves onto the “cloud”—remote servers we rely on to store, guard, and make available all of our data whenever and from wherever we want them, all the time and into eternity—a brush with disaster reminds the author and his wife just how vulnerable those data can be. A trip to the inner fortress of Gmail, where Google developers recovered six years’ worth of hacked and deleted e‑mail, provides specific advice on protecting and backing up data now—and gives a picture both consoling and unsettling of the vulnerabilities we can all expect to face in the future.
Instead of writing ten songs for your next album, write 50 and whittle down to your ten best. Volume is your friend. It will give you more choices, and the sheer amount of work it requires will cause you to improve over time.
What the Ascension says about Christ is just the start of its impact to the Christian life. Indeed it is through our union with Christ and the outpouring of the Holy Spirit that we can be assured of salvation and begin to glorify Christ and not ourselves.
I am really enjoying the new weekly podcast from World magazine: “The World and Everything In It”. It’s like NPR from a Christian worldview.