Over on Daring Fireball, John Gruber has some true words to say about those pesky floating sharing bars (or “dickbars” like he calls them) used by Medium and others.
Next week, The Paciello Group is sponsoring a 24 hour live stream of webinars on Accessibility and Inclusive design for the fourth consecutive year. The videos will presumably be available on YouTube after the event too, at least I hope they will. 🙂
More info: Inclusive Design 24 (#ID24) 9 June 2017 sponsored by The Paciello Group
My main source of scientific news since childhood has gone independent. The future for the magazine looks bright I hope. We are pleased to announce that New Scientist has been acquired by a company set up specifically to publish the magazine. This marks a return to independent ownership and operation for the first time in… Continue reading New Scientist goes independent
On Tuesday, Daniel Bachhuber published a list of advanced tips on using WP-CLI. My favourites in his list are wp rewrite list –match= (for debugging rewrite rules) and –prompt (when you don’t remember the arguments). If you’re a WordPress developer and don’t know what WP-CLI is, stop everything right now and go to wp-cli.org. https://danielbachhuber.com/2017/05/16/10-advanced-wp-cli-tricks/
Sam Biddle wrote for the Intercept on the recent WannaCry malware disaster. According to Sam, it’s not possible to name a single culprit for what happened, but militarism and greed are the two main forces at play here. This bit stood out to me: Microsoft also did not create WannaCry. But it did create something something nearly as bad: Windows… Continue reading Microsoft’s Role in WannaCry