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.
On the occasion of 29th birthday of World Wide Web (WWW), its founder Sir Tim Berners-Lee has a message The web is under threat. Join us and fight for it. posted on its official site World Wide Web Foundation. We, all the web users, should read the letter and participate in answering his call!
Rachel Andrew‘s article The High Price of Free in AtListApart is very interesting story and hitting home run.
The deliciousbrains has a guest post by Iain titled “Is Gutenberg the End or a New Beginning for WordPress?” which is interesting reading. The author makes some very interesting point. The great debates goes on!
Morten Rand-Hendriksen has an interesting post On Humans and Design in LinkedIn/pulse. Morten discusses about interest of large corporations to automatize webdesign work with using modern deep learning (“Artificial Intelligence”) system. Morten writes that “Every tool, from FrontPage and DreamWeaver, FireWorks, Flash, Expression Web, through today’s online equivalents SquareSpace, Wix, The Grid, even WordPress, have chased the promise of true “WYSIWYG” – What You See Is What You Get“.
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