Google Groups

Century Marketing is a member of NARI (National Association of the Remodeling Industry) and we recently had a meeting with some of those on the marketing committee. Members are looking for a way to quickly and effectively interact with other members. Some of the ideas inlcuded: ask other members a question send out info that may be beneficial to all …

Google introduces the new reCaptcha

As we fill out forms online you may have noticed different fields that may not be relative to the form you are filling out. Some of the forms may contain videos with a phrase that we type in while others contain a math problem that we solve (not the greatest security measure). One of the most common fields is the …

Time To Change Your Password

Whether it is your email, membership on a forum, Facebook or online banking with your financial institution, passwords are the keys to these accounts. So what exactly makes one password better than another? Take a look at the following website (https://howsecureismypassword.net/) and you will see how long it can potentially take a hacker to get your password. I am not …

3-D Printing for Athletes

With 3-D printing technology developing at a rapid pace, we may soon be able to custom print almost any object we can imagine. A recent example shows how versatile 3-D printing can be. It is the development of custom printed sports equipment for athletes. New balance has been working with a professional runner to print a custom spike plate on …

Marty McFly’s 2015 vs. Ours

Back to the Future II provided a vision of the year 2015 that remains imprinted in my mind. Flying cars, a jacket that dries automatically, self-tightening sneakers, and yes, the hoverboard. When the movie debuted in 1989 I was only 8 years old. The year 2015 seemed like a distant future date that would really never arrive. This future appeared …

Hunting Season and Technology

I haven’t been a hunter for very long but have heard stories from people about having to drive to check-in location and check their deer every hunting season. Long lines, sometimes a lengthy drive from the hunting location, and most say just a big waste of time. Now they have the telecheck system and you can check your deer online. …