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How does SpiderOak use SpiderOak? – Part 3

Jovan Washington, Web Communications Coordinator Hi everyone! I want to formally introduce myself and let you know how I use SpiderOak. First, let me explain a little about what I do here. My official title is Web Communications Coordinator. I work closely with our small marketing crew. Those of you active on Facebook, Twitter, Forums, etc. […]

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How does SpiderOak use SpiderOak? – Part 2

Matthew Erickson, Director of Programming My last job involved a lot of sensitive satellite data from various governments around the world. I used SpiderOak to securely backup and sync this data between my laptop and my workstation. I also used the mobile app (after I originally wrote it, heh) to pull up documents for reference while […]

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How does SpiderOak use SpiderOak?

‘Practice what you preach,’ a common response to what is seen as empty boasting. In asking ourselves how we use SpiderOak, we think you’ll find some interesting insight into how the makers of SpiderOak use their own product. We don’t just talk a good game, we walk the walk. *** Linzi Oliver, M3 – Messaging, […]

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Now hiring: white label engineer

EDIT We’ve found someone, and this position is now closed. Thanks for everyone who applied! We’re looking for an energetic hacker to join us to support our partnerships / white labeling product engineering. On any given day, you’ll be working with our desktop client (in PyQt), working with our partnership sales team to develop custom […]

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Building Stuff From Kits

I grew up with the idea of making things. Homer Price building radios; old science fiction guys building space drives in their basements. The feeling expressed in Cory Doctorow’s Makers. I’ve never built much myself. We didn’t have Legos when I grew up. I sucked at model airplanes. When I was ten or eleven, I […]

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Some perspective

Taking full advantage of the ability to work from anywhere with an internet connection, I’ve been living it up in London recently. I’m sharing a space much smaller than I’m used to with my girlfriend while I’m here, so I’ve been leaving to work from cafés much more than normal. Yesterday, I gave the British […]

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Partnership Programs – How do you know when the fit is right?

It is hard to believe that it has been almost 1 year since I joined the SpiderOak team. When I was brought on, one of my responsibilities was to oversee our White Label Program, coordinating everything from the initial sales inquiry all the way through to implementation. For those of you that don’t know, SpiderOak […]

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5 Ways To Boost Your Virtual Office Productivity

For anyone who works from home, you know how a virtual environment presents special challenges – primarily because they are so geographically dispersed like the SpiderOak team. Given that we rarely meet face-to-face, SpiderOak relies on the powers of technology to get our jobs done. This can be quite challenging for anyone who is new […]

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Can 9 women have a baby in 1 month?

Well the saying goes that if takes 1 woman 9 months to have a baby, then perhaps there might be a way to construct an environment where 9 women can come together to have a baby in just 1 month. However, in this particular case, logic (or illogic depending on your perspective) does not apply […]

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Thankful Indeed

When starting an Internet business, there can be no knowledge of the type of users you will ultimately attract. Will they be from one part of the world or another? Will they be young or old? Will they have brown hair or blue? Will they wear suits or flip-flops? We certainly wondered plenty about this […]

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