As you might have already noticed, over the past week I’ve spent some time migrating Things of Interest from a web server that used a regular unsecured HTTP connection to one that uses HTTPS. While there isn’t any particular reason … Continue reading →
Excerpt from The New York Times’ redesign page: We’ve streamlined our article pages and created a more responsive interface with faster load times. So navigating between stories is easier and finding more content that appeals to you is just a … Continue reading →
Oliver Reichenstein, arguing back in 2012 against the ubiquitous social sharing buttons used by most websites: Social media buttons are not a social media strategy, even though they’re often sold that way. Excellent content, serious networking and constant human engagement … Continue reading →
A beautiful example of snowfall web design from the folks at MailChimp.
Liz Gannes, writing for AllThingsD: Yahoo properties got more unique U.S. visitors than any other company’s in July, according to comScore. They had 196.6 million, compared to 192.3 million for previous leader Google. What’s more, Yahoo’s numbers didn’t include the … Continue reading →
Dan Goodin reporting for Ars Technica: As Ars reported Thursday, an exploit dubbed BREACH—short for Browser Reconnaissance and Exfiltration via Adaptive Compression of Hypertext—can decode e-mail addresses, certain types of security tokens, and other secrets from encrypted webpages, often in … Continue reading →