CSS – the Unnoticed Revolution

CSS – the Unnoticed Revolution

While everyone was busy playing with their shiny new smartphones, a revolution in web design happened. Few people noticed it, which is fine because they were not supposed to – in fact, the entire point of the change was to make web content more easily readable and...
Metal Whiskers of Doom

Metal Whiskers of Doom

Cosmic rays are not the only hazards that constantly threaten integrated circuits and chips. There are weird effects of pure metals “growing” or “dying” straight out of an alchemist’s manual that are equally dangerous. And like the danger...
Data Dangers from Outer Space

Data Dangers from Outer Space

Cosmic rays – the very name sounds like a futuristic beam weapon from a new sci-fi movie. But cosmic rays are quite real: powerful atomic particles hurled at near the speed of light by titanic explosions across the depths of intergalactic space. A hail of them, blown...
Facebook at 15 Needs to Grow Up

Facebook at 15 Needs to Grow Up

Fifteen years ago, Facebook was born in a dorm room at Harvard. Unheralded and little noticed at first, Mark Zuckerberg’s baby took over the campus with surprising rapidity. First Harvard, then the Ivy League, then high schools, and by September 2006, the world....