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The dramatic falls taken by the burglars in the film Home Alone are now somewhat legendary among the stunt person community and, to “do a Home Alone” in stunt lingo, is to perform a stunt that involves falling with a lot of hang time in the air.

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The dramatic falls taken by the burglars in the film Home Alone are now somewhat legendary among the stunt person community and, to “do a Home Alone” in stunt lingo, is to perform a stunt that involves falling with a lot of hang time in the air.

 
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What Is a CDN, and Why Do Companies Use Them?


Services you probably use every day, from Netflix to Amazon, rely on something called a CDN, or Content Distribution (sometimes “Delivery”) Network. So what are these special computer networks for, and why are they so important? Read More »

 

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How to Test Your Antivirus, Firewall, Browser, and Software Security


So you have an antivirus program guarding your system, your firewall is up, your browser is updated, and you’re not missing any security patches. But how can be sure your defenses are actually working as well as you think they are? Read More »

 
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