Monthly Archives: May 2010

May 19, 2010

Spotify Open

20 hours of free music, for those without an invite to Spotify. I have an inkling that the cap will eventually span all free accounts, invite or no invite.

ReclaimPrivacy.org

That a tool such as this not only exists, but is useful to boot should be a source of concern for Facebook.

Hyperlink Auditing

An informative piece by bigmouthmedia.

In the proposed draft of HTML 5, hyperlink auditing allows you to “attach” resources to a link which, when clicked, will ping a source(s).

May 18, 2010

Browsers leave fingerprints

New research by the EFF suggesting that most browsers create a unique signature that can be used as a means of identification.

The findings were the result of an experiment EFF conducted with volunteers who visited http://panopticlick.eff.org … EFF found that 84% of the configuration combinations were unique and identifiable, creating unique and identifiable browser “fingerprints”. Browsers with Adobe Flash or Java plug-ins installed were 94% unique and trackable.

May 13, 2010

New features in WordPress 3

The introduction of custom post types is welcomed. I’ve been looking to make the site more comparable to Tumblr blogs for a while now.