Most of us choose a browser for use based on the ease of use, download pages or just use pre-installed default browser with our machine. Most browsers collect users data without revealing to their browser users. Among the browsers, Mozilla Firefox stands out putting “data privacy” as the primary focus the browser with an aim […]
To-day World Wide Web (www) turned 30. On its 30th birthday its creator Sir Tim Berners-Lee has a message “30 years on, what’s next #ForTheWeb?“. It was 30-years ago on this day, Sir Tim Berners-Lee created what we know to-day as internet or www. Since its original proposal for an information management system, internet is used by half of the world population.
In the old days I think people believed information was power and often withheld information to use for personal advantage, but I believe shared information is power. Gen. Ann Dunwoody
Automattic’s Board Member
The underscores (_S), a starter theme for WordPress, is one of the popular WordPress starter themes used by WordPress developer community. Because it’s just a bare-bone starter theme meant for hacking, a glimpse of WordPress theme directory shows how this has been utilized by themes developers to make their own.These themes vary in their file […]
Suggested privacy setting from the Washington Post “Hands off my data! 15 default privacy settings you should change right now ” for safe web surfing and search.
To-day WordPress turned fifteen. I have been using WordPress for several years and have become a passionate learner/developer. On this anniversary day, some reflection on WordPress and which influences significant part of my daily routine. WordPress, an open source blogging platform, first released on May 27, 2003 under the GPL license by its co-founder Matt […]
Very interesting article We’ve Lost 10 Years of Innovation. This Decade Has Been Boring for the Web by Noah Kulwin in nymag.com. A conversation with Ethan Zuckerman (professor of media at MIT), media scholar and inventor of the pop-up ad, on the original sin of advertising and the web’s lost decade.
LinkedIn‘s has announced new open source projects on CSS Performance named CSS Blocks and OptiCSS. The CSS Blocks is an “ergonomic, component-oriented CSS authoring system that produces high-performance stylesheets“. How to use CSS Blocks documentation and source code is available in CSS Blocks GitHub. The OptiCSS is a general-purpose CSS optimization library runs with CSS Blocks framework but could also be used with other CSS framework.
There is an interesting article in The New York Times by Tex Fix Reporter Brian Chen “I Downloaded the Information That Facebook Has on Me. Yikes“. This should give all of us, free tech products (Facebook, Google, Twitter etc) users, a pause.In to-days congressional hearings, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg admitted that it collects data from non-users, for security reasons.