Someone is using A.I. generated faces and fake author accounts to publish strong political opinion pieces

July 13, 2020

Thanks to the evolution and accessibility of artificial intelligence tools, it appears that propaganda machines are getting smarter. This story is a very light example of how artificial intelligence can have real-world consequences, however unintended they might be.


Why considering digital accessibility at the end of a project leaves everyone suffering

July 13, 2020

As someone who has been working on digital accessibility for over twenty years, it was great to see a blog post from AIGA, The Professional Association for Design, on not only the importance of designing for accessibility, but doing so from the start of a project, as well as in collaboration with disabled users.


The benefits of adjusting your Google Analytics data with the Measurement Protocol

July 13, 2020

Running into issues tracking what you want in Google Analytics? Take a look at the Google Measurement Protocol for the ability to track data to Google Analytics outside of the standard tracking code implementations.


Does tech industry jargon contain racist undertones, or are software developers taking political correctness too far?

July 6, 2020

In the light of increased racial sensitivity, leading software companies such as Red Hat are reconsidering the inclusion of controversial jargon, such as “master/slave” and “whitelist/blacklist” in software systems, while others have already done so for years.


Google's 6 New Ways of Measuring Core Web Vitals

June 30, 2020

Google recently announced the upcoming incorporation of a set of Core Web Vitals into a future ranking signal, Page Experience. The Page Experience signal is expected to be incorporated into the Google ranking algorithm next year, but forward-thinking web developers and site owners are encouraged to begin improving their Core Web Vitals now.


Several Brands Vow to Boycott Ad Purchases on Facebook Until Action is Taken

June 29, 2020

In capitalistic America, several large organizations are teaming up against Facebook to hit them where it hurts - their pockets, which accrue around $70 billion annually from selling advertisement spots on their platform. These brands are among a percentage of the American public that believes the social media giant has allowed racist and hateful rhetoric to go unchecked on their platform for too long, and have committed to suspending their ad campaign purchases for the month of July until Facebook addresses the issue head-on.


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