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Rob FergusonJune 28,2018

https://savaslabs.com/2018/06/26/why-you-need-https.html

savaslabs.com
Why your website needs HTTPS | Savas Labs
For some time, major internet players have advocated for a ubiquitous, secure internet, touting the myriad benefits for all users and service providers of “H...

Adrian ParkerJune 28,2018

This is pretty interesting and thorough. https://blog.acolyer.org/2018/06/28/how-_not_-to-structure-your-database-backed-web-applications-a-study-of-performance-bugs-in-the-wild/

the morning paper
How not to structure your database-backed web applications: a study of performance bugs in the wild
How not to structure your database-backed web applications: a study of performance bugs in the wild Yang et al., ICSE’18 This is a fascinating study of the problems people get into when using ORMs to handle persistence concerns in their web applications. The authors study real-world applications and distil a catalogue of common performance anti-patterns. There are a bunch of familiar things in the list, and a few that surprised me with the amount of difference they can make. By fixing man…

Ryan KnuthJune 21,2018

http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/canada-s-first-national-accessibility-law-tabled-in-ottawa-1.4715491


CBC
Canada's first national accessibility law tabled in Ottawa | CBC News
Canadians with disabilities felt a surge of tempered optimism on Wednesday as they watched Canada table its first piece of federal legislation aimed at improving accessibility for people with disabilities.

Ryan KnuthJune 11,2018

This looks interesting http://digitalaccessday.ca/

Digital Access Day - June 19
Digital Access Day in Ottawa - Join us on June 19, 2018
Please join us for Digital Access Day in Ottawa, a day-long conference to dive into these issues, including connectivity in Indigenous communities, digital literacy, research on the digital divide, and the challenges of making Internet and connected devices affordable for everyone.

Ryan KnuthJune 8,2018

http://www.autonews.com/article/20180606/MOBILITY/180609820/hyundai-xevo-retail-technology-purchasing

Automotive News
Hyundai, Xevo partner on in-vehicle payment concept
Hyundai customers will soon be able to pay for goods and services such as gasoline, food and parking spots through new technology developments and in-car purchasing options.

Ryan KnuthJune 5,2018

WCAG 2.1 is now a recommendation! https://www.w3.org/blog/news/archives/7061