Use passphrases instead of passwords

The other day I wanted to buy a concert ticket from a website I haven’t visited before. That meant creating a new account (even though that shouldn’t really be necessary). I went through the ordeal of filling in my details, clicked “Confirm” and *bam*… the password was not good enough. As is usual, the password […]

Why Privacy Matters by Glenn Greenwald

For the last couple years, mass surveillance has been on the rise. Both governments and private entities alike track our every move online. As a result, our privacy has increasingly eroded. Under such circumstances, it is ever more important to fight for our right for it. But the problem is, that majority of population seems […]

Website Obesity

The other day, I stumbled upon an interesting talk by Maciej Cegłowski about the worrying trend of website obesity. I have to say, I fully agree with him. As it stands, the situation is getting quite ridiculous. Designers and web coders should stop the unnecessary bloat. Here’s the transcript of the talk: http://idlewords.com/talks/website_obesity.htm