Hi I'm Tom and I'm a Platform Engineer. Before starting at Pollenizer I worked at a small Web Agency as a code monkey. My passion for technology is never ending and has led me into the great startup world of Pollenizer.
At Pollenizer I have worked on FlikGift and Pygg. With any spare time I get I work, eat, sleep, party, dream & research security.
Security is and always will be an important topic, especially in the computer world. I’ve outlined and explained some of the basic and most common forms of exploiting and what you should be keeping in mind. Thinking outside the box Using an application in a way that it wasn’t designed is key. Generally when using [...]
The idea of a queuing service is to offload something that’s potentially resource intensive and takes time to process. Moving a piece of a logic that would originally be executed at visitor run time could potentially speed up the users experience, this alone makes queuing a winner. Slow websites have become a trending topic lately, [...]
It’s easy to label something as terrible if you’ve had a bad first impression. Before you do label the CMS/Technology with the sh*t sticker you should have some sort of idea on how it works and how to use it. Drupal is a CMS backed by a strong community and a large amount of modules [...]
Music is a part of our lives, it’s almost impossible to not come across a song on a daily basis (I’m factoring in the slight chance that people may not use technology). The question is should your workplace have music playing? The short answer… yes! It’s a moral builder, and increases productivity plus your brain [...]
Social Networking: The use of a dedicated Web site to communicate informally with other members of the site, by posting messages, photographs, etc. Hacker: An enthusiastic and skillful computer programmer or user. Combine the two and you’ve got a social hacker, using the ever expanding library (social networking sites) to aid in the battle of retrieving [...]