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SpiderOak University Pop Quiz

No two words can fill students with more dread than “pop quiz.” However, evidence suggests that quizzes can help students learn. We at SpiderOak are always learning from our customers. In fact, we pretty much expect a pop quiz every day. Since last week, we have been posting videos about SpiderOak and our product. I […]

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Our History – Dedication to True Backup & Privacy

Welcome to SpiderOak University. If you’re a student, new user, or a lover of continuous learning, this month we’re talking to you. We’ll be posting a couple video shorts each week where SpiderOak CEO Ethan Oberman uses a whiteboard to explain some of our basic product functionalities. School yourself and keep an eye out for […]

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Intro – How SpiderOak Was Built

Welcome to SpiderOak University. If you’re a student, new user, or a lover of continuous learning, this month we’re focused on you. We’ll be posting a couple video shorts each week where SpiderOak CEO Ethan Oberman uses a whiteboard to explain some of our basic product functionalities. School yourself and keep an eye out for […]

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How we got here

Welcome to SpiderOak University. If you’re a student, new user, or a lover of continuous learning, this month we’re focused on you. We’ll be posting a couple video shorts each week where SpiderOak CEO Ethan Oberman uses a whiteboard to explain some of our basic product functionalities. School yourself and keep an eye out for […]

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SpiderOak To Open Up The Doors To SpiderOak University

School should not only be a place where learning occurs, but a state of mind. When children – or adults – approach school, they should open their minds, brains, and hearts to learning, unlearning, and relearning. Here at SpiderOak, we are always learning and always encourage others to learn – whether it is our Zero-Knowledge […]

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SysAdmin Day Follow Up

Hello terminal hackers! We had a really great turnout for the promo last week. Over 600 of you successfully plumbed the depths of SOTSS and claimed 5 extra bonus gigs. Some of you found the bonus gigs program but got the DEVICE BUSY error. That was a bit of rate limiting we put in to […]

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Happy System Administrator Appreciation Day!

EDIT: The day is over, and we have shut down the bonus gigs system. Thanks to everyone who participated. We’ll be keeping SOTSS active for a while longer, so you can still tell all your friends about it! Hello, fellow SysAdmins (and other assorted peons)! Today is our day! Enjoy it. You earned it. And […]

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Get Ready for SysAdmin Day!

(Image credit: Sysadminday.com) In today’s day and age, it is easy to take a system administrator’s work for granted. They tactfully bite back the snark every time someone forgets how to setup their email, update a browser, or insists that their passwords aren’t working when – in reality – the passwords are case sensitive… SysAdmins […]

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Celebrate SysAdmin Day With Us Friday July 27

It’s easy to take a system administrator’s work for granted. Many of us have the expectation that everything we use on a daily basis – from our computers to our company’s internal networks – will work flawlessly. But this is rarely the case. It takes constant effort to make sure that everything operates smoothly and […]

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Announcement: Get 4 Additional Gigs All Week

This promotion is now closed. Thanks for the overwhelming response! Last week, we shared why freedom online is important and how we blaze our own trail. As we approach the Fourth of July in the U.S., we at SpiderOak can’t help but reflect on the importance of freedom online. To us, this freedom is accomplished […]

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