China’s censorship of the Hong Kong protests on social media
Where street meets tweet: China’s censorship of the Hong Kong protests on social media.
The principle of “one country, two systems” that defines how Beijing handles Hong Kong is meeting its match, as pro-democracy protesters flood the streets of the island territory demanding more say in their political affairs.
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DRONES: Commercial Drones Are Becoming A Reality, With Huge Impacts For Many Industries
Business Insider predicts that 12% of an estimated $98 billion in cumulative global spending on aerial drones over the next decade will be for commercial purposes.
Idk, I just see them getting vandalized, mugged or just plain shot out of the sky a lot.
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A new website will check whether or not the SHA1 SSL certificate you installed on your website will be deemed obsolete by Google starting next month
Use This to Check Your Site’s SSL Before Google Distrusts You
Did you know Google is going to start ignoring your SSL certs next month? I came across a great new open source website (awesome domain) that will check whether or not the SSL certificate you installed on your website will be deemed obsolete and worthless by Google next month: http://pbl.sh/4O
Due to the September 10th, 2014 recent report that Gmail was hacked, KnowEm has made the hacked list of emails publicy searchable; just enter your address and this will show you if you’re on the list of probable compromised accounts.
5 Things UX And UI Designers Could Learn From Wes Anderson
The design-conscious filmmaker has some practices in common with successful mobile user interface (UI) and user experience (UX) designers. Professional designers can learn to improve their apps by studying the director’s techniques and implementing such practices within their creative processes.
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X to Close: The origins of the use of [x] in UI design
X’s are everywhere in user interface (UI) design. A powerful symbol, [x] is capable of closing windows and popups, toolbars and tabs and anything else that might otherwise be cluttering up your screen.
Clicking on [x] to close a feature has become an instinctual part of using a computer and a standard in web and software design. Although it may seem like the ubiquitous [x] has always been a part of Graphical User Interfaces (GUI), a quick jaunt through the history of GUIs reveals that this actually isn’t the case.
So where and when did the [x] first enter into the UI lexicon?
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What Is Black Hat Social Media & Does It Affect SEO?
"Black hat social media is emerging quickly and spawning a new era of web spam. This affects the social media sites themselves, the users, and the businesses utilizing the site for marketing."
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