The story around badBIOS, the mysterious Mac and PC malware that jumps airgaps, is fascinating and surprising. The capabilities of sophisticated attackers right now vastly outstrip the defenses of any computer user or company. The news that the NSA had broken into the networks of Google and Yahoo, unfortunately, wasn’t surprising given Google’s move to encrypt traffic between datacenters early in September.
Alx Block writes about his evolving understanding of the role of support, and the “support” label itself.
Virgin America is giving Delta a run for their money with this amazing safety video — who has ever said that before? — directed by Jon Chu, who also did two of the Step Up movies. (Which sound cheesy but are actually awesome.)
Fast Company’s Co.Labs writes a great article on Why WordPress[.com] Gobbled Up This Scrappy iCloud Alternative.
Hunter Walk is Not Just a WordPress User, Now Also an Advisor to Automattic. Really excited to have him involved!
I was a weird kid.
I’d write and painstakingly edit endless paragraphs in which I’d riff on current events and major news items. Then I’d take a floppy disk to my local copy store where I’d print out the pages and bind them with card stock covers, before heading to the post office to mail the completed tome to just about everyone I knew.
I’m really excited about Simplenote for Android, better than any similar app I’ve seen on the platform.