The team has contributed some fantastic articles today! Our first share is an eye-opening account of how one VICE writer determined that companies are in fact "listening in" to our spoken conversations via the microphone on our mobile phones. Next up is some intriguing evidence that Google may be running an unintended monopoly in relation to the naming rationale behind various cities and districts around the world. Lastly, our Project Manager Michael has provided a concise summary and relevant article on prepping your website for GDPR compliance.
Sharing some pretty fun articles with our followers today in our 69th edition of Reader's Corner! Keep reading to learn more about the rise of Webmentions (@mentions) on the internet, the creative aesthetic behind the classic 1991 video game "Another World," and an entertaining run-through of some of the funniest things to ask Alexa.
Congratulations on making it to the 200th day of 2018! More than half of the year has already come and gone, and technology continues its rapid evolution with each passing day. Stay in the know with our weekly Reader's Corner and avoid getting left behind! Today we will cover how ‘open’ workspaces may affect human collaboration, the new TypeScript 3.0 release candidate, and ACM's updated code of ethics in tech.
It’s Thursday! Which means we are bringing our readers some consistent, fresh content as promised. This week the DesignHammer team’s been reading about the most efficient ways to utilize specific SEO tactics, the expected World Cup finalists as predicted by A.I., and some thoughts on Drupal 8's new cache tags feature.
It’s finally hot enough to complain about how hot it is! Thankfully, due to the nature of this industry, the DesignHammer team has the luxury of staying thermally content as we continue to crack out code in our North Carolina office.
Another Reader's Corner this week means another opportunity for learning more about ever-evolving technology trends and news! This week we cover a little unknown iOS feature you should consider, cheating bots that are causing quite a stir in the mobile game community, a thirty-year-old programming language to reconsider for beginners, and why using Internet Explorer (people still use that?) has become an increasing issue for web developers.
Is the summer weather in your city as beautiful as it is in North Carolina today? If so then grab your laptop, a refreshing lemonade and soak up some rays while keeping up with our weekly reading list! This Thursday is our 60th issue of our Reader's Corner and the team is excited to be bringing our readers some fresh new content. The relevant topics we are sharing today cover the GDPR "Hall of Shame", designing a typeface that's applicable to any situation, and the ever-pressing subject of crippling student loan debt in America.
The European Union's new GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) becomes effective on May 25th, 2018. Here's what we understand about the privacy law: what the implications are, who will be impacted by them, and how businesses can remain compliant.