If you’re using the InfiniteWP WordPress Client plugin to manage your website, now is a good time to update. While doing a routine audit of our Website Firewall product, we discovered a vulnerability in the plugin that could be used by a malicious individual to 1) disable a users web site by putting it in maintenance mode and 2) allows the user to control the content of the maintenance page. via Sucuri Blog.
Computers at Google now have a machine-learning system that can analyze images like the one above and generate captions for them. The phrase used to caption this image? “A person riding a motorcycle on a dirt road.” It might not seem like much, but it’s actually one hell of an accomplishment. via Computers Wrote the Caption for This Photograph, and Changed Everything
Roll your own CRM with WordPress and the plugins listed in this post: How To Use WordPress As A CRM | Elegant Themes Blog.
For many decades, a fantasy among space enthusiasts has been to invent a device that produces a net thrust in one direction, without any need for reaction mass. Of course, a reactionless space drive of this type is impossible. Or is it? ~ Boing Boing.
The Verge 2014 Holiday Gift Guide has items for that favorite geek on your Christmas list.
Build realtime mobile and web apps in minutes using client-side code and our powerful API. Save time. Delight your users. ~ Firebase – Build Realtime Apps.
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Relay FM is an independent podcast network for people who are creative, curious and maybe even a little obsessive — just like its hosts.
With topics ranging from Apple to pens and paper, Relay FM brings together some of the most influential — and unique — voices on the Internet to create powerful content, each and every week. ~ About – Relay FM.
Benjamin Watson plays for the New Orleans Saints. After the Ferguson Decision, he posted his thoughts on his Facebook page. I appreciate what he had to say.
A recent experiment by conducted by the University of Sussex suggests it may be possible to learn to experience synesthesia, a rare condition that mixes up brain signals and leads people to hear colors or taste words.
By now you’ve heard the allegations, and you may have even had time to reconcile that one of America’s most beloved commedians also appears to be one of her most prolific serial rapists. If you’re wondering what brought this long-buried story to the forefront of our national conscience, see the video and post that started it all: Hannibal Buress on Bill Cosby: ‘You’re a Rapist’.
I’m becoming more and more a fan of Adobe’s iOS apps. In particular, I enjoy sketching in Adobe Illustrator Line. Pocket-lint.com provides a full accounting of Adobe’s full suite of apps for iPhone and iPad:
As part of its opening keynote for its developer and creative conference, Adobe will be announcing a more integrated desktop and mobile strategy, which centres around several new iPhone and iPad applications and some rebranded old favourites. ~ Pocket-lint.com
This is a great idea:
The 1Password Emergency Kit: Version 3.0 — Productivityist.
Miito is an innovative product that heats liquids directly in the vessel to be used, hence eliminating the heating of excess water. Simply fill your cup with water, place it onto the induction base and immerse the rod in the liquid. The induction base heats the rod, which then heats the liquid surrounding it. Miito works with non-ferrous vessels of any size, for example a pot of tea when inviting guests.
There is a commonly held belief that Helvetica is the signage typeface of the New York City subway system, a belief reinforced by Helvetica, Gary Hustwit’s popular 2007 documentary about the typeface. But it is not true—or rather, it is only somewhat true. Helvetica is the official typeface of the MTA today, but it was not the typeface specified by Unimark International when it created a new signage system at the end of the 1960s.
Mockingbird is an online tool that makes it easy for you to create, link together, preview, and share mockups of your website or application. ~ Mockingbird.
I’ve used Mockingbird, and I can recommend it. Their web app’s minimal approach to design lets you focus on functionality, layout, and user experience without having to nail down what everything is going to look like. This is a great approach to use with clients who have a hard time separating user experience versus design details.
This article a great reminder as to why you should always keep your WordPress install updated with the latest version. If you’re running the latest version of WordPress (currently 4.0.1), the exploit discussed below does not apply to you: