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WebKit rendering engine vulnerability

A security researcher has discovered a vulnerability in the WebKit rendering engine used by Safari that crashes and restarts the iOS operating system used by iPhones and iPads.

The vulnerability can be exploited by loading an HTML page that uses specially crafted CSS code. Continue reading

Algorithms: keeping up with Google

Algorithms are continuously changing.

So when someone asks “How can I get my site to rank well” or some variation on this question there really is no good answer because the algorithms have various requirements. Sure back in the 1990’s it was pretty easy. Continue reading

Python’s Popularity

A boom in machine-learning applications continues to drive up the popularity of 27-year-old Python, so much that it could soon outrank 33-year-old C++ on TIOBE’s programming language index. Continue reading

Python’s Popularity

August 7, 2018

by Liam Tung

 

A boom in machine-learning applications continues to drive up the popularity of 27-year-old Python, so much that it could soon outrank 33-year-old C++ on TIOBE’s programming language index.

Python’s rise on the new… Continue reading

GitHub remodels work space

Forget dank, windowless basements cluttered with tangled wires, empty cans of energy drinks, and greasy pizza boxes. Driven by a mandate to be more inclusive, GitHub’s newly redesigned headquarters reimagines the coder dens we’ve come to expect in Silicon Valley.

The architects behind the redesign explain that their primary goal was to “soften the harsh, masculine feel” of the open-source coding platform’s 32,000 sq. ft. Continue reading