random code and what not

Secure your Gmail

yeah - you DO want to run gmail over https; I am surprised this is not the default and I am surprised I did not already have this setting turned on.

In gmail click the settings link in the upper right hand corner

Then scroll to the bottom and select ‘Always use https’ in the Browser connection section
This came up while I was watching a great screen cast ’Security - What rails will and won’t do for you’, it was from ’Scotland On Rails Presentations’, there are 27 different presentations and all downloadable