October 22, 2014
In 2008, our team at the Human-Computer Interaction Lab (HCIL) at the University of Maryland formed a research partnership with Google when we were granted a Faculty Research Award to investigate how children search on the Internet. The goal of this partnership was loosely defined; we believed that children’s interactions with [...]
Drupal.org will be affected by maintenance Thursday, October 23rd 14:00 PDT, 21:00 UTC.
An increase of the MySQL innodb_buffer_pool_size will cause a short downtime for Drupal.org while MySQL is restarted. We plan on a 30 minute window of potential instability, though the actual outage should be 5 minutes or less.
This post is going to sound like clickbait to some, irrational to others, and probably sane to only a handful of practitioners, but I think it’s a frequent and important enough topic to put out there anyway. Almost every time I’m interviewed about SEO or asked about the practice at a conference, I’m asked “how can I keep up [...]
When you browse your favorite website or check the latest version of your product on your device of choice, take a moment to look at it differently. Step back from the screen. Close your eyes slightly so that your vision is a bit clouded by your eyelashes.
Can you still see and use the [...]
With the booming ultra-low-price device demands, we have to more carefully calculate about each resource of the device, such as CPU, RAM, and Flash. Here I want to introduce the Visibility Monitor which has existed for a long time in Gaia.
The Visibility Monitor originated from the Gallery app of Gaia and appeared [...]
In the last post, we looked at how SEO has always been changing, but one thing remains constant – the quest for information.
Given people will always be on a quest for information, and given there is no shortage of information, but there is limited time, then there will always be a [...]
October 22, 2014
When working in-house as a UX practitioner, one of the constant challenges is getting a seat at the leadership table. Without a VP or C-level champion who is specifically focused on UX, the alternative is often a proxy-champion such as the VP of Product, or even a marketing executive. [...]
We are announcing the release of the following TYPO3 CMS updates:
TYPO3 CMS 4.5.37 LTS TYPO3 CMS 4.7.20 TYPO3 CMS 6.1.12 TYPO3 CMS 6.2.6 LTS
All versions are maintenance releases and contain bug and security fixes.
IMPORTANT: These versions include important security fixes to the TYPO3 core. A security announcement has just been released:
October 21, 2014
A deep passion for technology, accompanied by a complete ineptitude at programming, brought Marianne Sweeny to search engine optimization while studying Information Science at the University of Washington. She considers herself a Search Information Architect with a focus on human factors as well as system functionality.
Sweeny joined Portent Inc as [...]
MDN now gives users more options for signing in!
Signing in to MDN previously required a Mozilla Persona account. Getting a Persona account is free and easy, but MDN analytics showed a steep drop-off at the “Sign in with Persona” interface. For example, almost 90% of signed-out users who clicked “Edit” never [...]