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I just stumbled upon this opinion column in Smashing Magazine, which claims that Web Designers should not use ad blockers. Along with a bunch of lousy arguments, the author fails to account for my two biggest reasons for using ad blocking: Resource Consumption (time and bandwidth) - it makes the web faster Ads Mostly Suck […]

Tuesday, June 15th, 2010 at 00:02 | 0 comments
Categories: News, Rant, Web Development

I was just reading LifeHacker and ran into an old article they linked on "How I'd Hack Your Weak Passwords" by John P. It got me thinking that it's high time I write up some thoughts of mine on the topic. Website Passwords If a website ever sends you an email with your password in […]

Friday, April 2nd, 2010 at 04:20 | 0 comments
Categories: News, Security, Tutorials

I just strolled by my RSS feeds and saw Bruce Schneier's latest on file deletion: http://bit.ly/Mx24L. I've said this many times--but there's more to be said. The core of his point is that you can never be sure when you delete a file from a web service that it will actually be deleted. After all, […]

Thursday, September 10th, 2009 at 06:38 | 0 comments
Categories: News, Security