TEH 128: How (and why) a bookstore took down a controversial website. 

In This Episode: How (and why) Amazon took down a controversial website.

This week the TEH Podcast is hosted by Leo Notenboom, the “Chief Question Answerer” at Ask Leo!, and Gary Rosenzweig, the host and producer of MacMost, and mobile game developer at Clever Media.

(You’ll find longer Bios on the Hosts page.)

Top Stories

  • Leo: AWS – how a bookstore can take down a popular website…
    • Hosting basics – a server is a computer
      • Virtual hosting – still on a server, but partotioned into individual “machines”
      • Book store… started with their own servers
    • Basics: S3 & buckets are cloud storage
      • EC2 – Elastic Compute Cloud is a virtual server
      • WHY Amazon?
        • Pricing & Scaling model
        • Distribution model
        • So. Many. Services.
          • Traditional: Domains, DNS, IP addresses, Security
          • Advanced: Load balancing, Databases. Mobile, Dev tools
          • Off-the-wall: blockchain, IoT, Machine Learning, Voice recog & gen, gaming, VR/AR, Robotics
          • https://aws.amazon.com/ – scroll down to “Explore Our Products”
        • Terms of Service… it’s everywhere
        • Like any host – their rules

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1 Comment on “TEH 128: How (and why) a bookstore took down a controversial website. 

  1. To go with your binary comments. The parachute on the mars lander had text on it in binary. Probably didn’t become well known until after you recorded the program.


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