Everybody always talks about how getting their first 1000 users is the hardest. Until yesterday that was true for me as well. Here’s how I hit 1000 users in 1 day:
Early on I decided to keep my “Sign Up” page as bare bones as possible.
Popcorn simply lets you chat with people within 1…
Getting Web Literate
The Mozilla Foundation released its specification for a Web Literacy Standard. This, in the foundation and extended community’s view, is what people should know when participating on the Web.
Topics range from understanding the credibility of a Web site you’ve landed on; the ability to compare “information from a number of sources to judge the trustworthiness of content;” composing content for the Web (basic HTML, how to embed a video), remixing found content into something new; and basic coding with script frameworks, loops and arrays among other topics.
Take a look and see how literate you may be.
Educators teaching the Internets should explore the standard, according to Doug Belshaw, one of the standard’s creators, and consider incorporating it into their curricula.
If you’re interested in participating in the ongoing creating of the Web Literacy Standard, Mozilla places its open calls for ideas and consensus here.
It’s alive! Check out our outrageous jello bucket creation.
Yup, I sit here all day long, on Tumblr (or on Facebook analyzing everyone elses feed that is 5 years behind my Tumblring)
This is probably the most painful bug report I’ve ever read, describing in glorious technicolor the steps leading to Knight Capital’s $465m trading loss due to a software bug that struck late last year, effectively bankrupting the company.
The tale has all the hallmarks of technical debt in a…
Thinking about redesigning your blog? We just rolled out some major upgrades to the Customize panel:
- <boom>Real-time theme preview</boom>
- <wow>Browse themes with filters and search</wow>
- <omg>New color picker</omg>
- <fonts>Fonts! Fonts! Fonts!</fonts>
Also! We’ve made big updates to the source code editor.