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Joomla Now a Closed Source Project?

Joomla elections are coming up, (for details on the process see my last election post, A Call to the Joomla Community to Actively Participate in 2018 Elections), and it’s time to recommend my nominations, encourage new nominations, and grow the community. Full stop. Two feet on the brakes, screeching to a halt! I missed something over […]

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New Joomla Logo

Joomla redid its logo! Just kidding. Slack redid its logo and to me, it looks a little too close for comfort. Green, orange, blue, and red – all separate without the overlap and different tones it used to have makes it eerily similar in style. From Joomla to slack in 5 easy steps: Or course […]

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Happy eighteenth birthday, Drupal

From Dries, Eighteen years is also the voting age in the US, and the legal drinking age in Europe. I’m not sure which one is better. 🙂 The video is a who’s who of companies which is always amazing given the roots and efforts of all the open source CMS. Well done Drupal! Also, thank […]

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Signal v Noise exits Medium

David Heinemeier Hansson of Basecamp and Signal v Noise fame: Thanks to the fact that we kept our own domain when we moved to Medium, all the articles and links still work. The pieces have simply swapped the Medium styling for our own look. (Although, sad to say, Medium didn’t let us export the comments, […]

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Wake Me Up Before you Amazon Go-Go!

If you’re alive and have eyeballs, you are aware of and likely familiar to some degree with Amazon Go. It’s Amazon’s new concept around shopping, billed on its site as “The world’s most advanced shopping technology.” In short, it’s a store with no checkout experience. Shoppers just grab their items and leave. As ecommerce continues to […]

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Major Hosting Vulnerabilities Exposed

We don’t know if or to what degree any hacks occurred but I’m not sure why this was so easy. It truly underscores the importance of implementing end-to-end security measures. I hate to beat a dead horse, but a simple “security as a service” (SECaaS) solution would have probably nipped much of this in the […]

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Breaking: Michael Babker Leaving Joomla

While I am surprised, I am not shocked, Michael has gone above and beyond as a code contributor but leadership is certainly not supportive in the ways it should be. His value as a developer is sorely undervalued and unappreciated. Joomla is losing one of the good guys – hell he made sure that Joomla […]

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ICANN Publishes ICANN63 By the Numbers Report

This was my first ICANN Annual General Meeting (AGM) and the numbers, quality, and venue were really top notch. My favorite numbers: 2,639 checked-in participants, with 1,440 listing their region as Europe.41% of attendees participated for the first time.338 sessions were held for a total of 596.5 hours.…13,665 gigabytes of data as network traffic. That’s […]