- Vicious Heartbleed bug bites millions of Android phones, other devices | Ars Technica
If you are running Android on any of your devices, please make sure you've checked that you're not in the affected category, and make sure it's patched if you are – you owe it to anyone who might text/email/snapchat/generally contact you on the device.
- The Heartbleed Hit List: The Passwords You Need to Change Right Now
Here's a bare-minimum list of the passwords you should change in the wake of the heartbleed bug. If you have an account on any of these sites, and don't change your password in the near future, you're leaving leaving yourself unnecessarily unprotected. It's an annoying faff, I know (I've just spent the last hour doing it.), but it needs doing. And a semi-regular reminder: you should be using a password manager. No 2 sites you log in to should have the same password, and no password you have should be less that about 20 random numbers and letters. Basically, if you can remember it and type it yourself, your password is probably not secure enough.
- Jasper | Control everything with your voice
One to have a go at in my spare time.
- Science Story Magic
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Look, just go and listen, you'll either get it or you won't.
- danah boyd | apophenia » Why Snapchat is Valuable: It’s All About Attention
This almost makes me want to install snapchat. Almost
- Web Hosting For App Developers
Marco Arment articulates some basic truths about app hosting. Noting this for future reference, because clients occaisionally ask us if they could save money with cloud hosting, and the answer is generally no.
- Placed iBeacon based app shortcuts
This might be useful, if I finally get around to buying some of those iBeacon kits.
- 27 Reasons Why You’re Still Watching “The West Wing”
I really did/do love that show. In fact, I honestly worry about people who don't. I suspect they may have something wrong with them. Something really quite fundamental.
Credit: Taken from Christopher Paolini’s twitter feed, moved here because I don’t know how constant twitpic URLS remain over time, and I really don’t want to lose this. I may want to run a roleplaying game set here. Possibly soon.
- The Case For Columbo
I now wish to watch more Columbo. I've seen the odd episode before, but I've never really had a go at the full canon, as it were.