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Technology by Feb 28, 2017

Security Flaws Happen to Even the Best of Us

Technology by Feb 28, 2017

Last week’s discovery of a massive security hole in the widely used online security service Cloudflare happened despite that company’s reputation as being on top of things. (The flaw was severe, but Cloudflare’s quick reaction time reflected this.) It’s a reminder that the response is just as important as the security in the first place.

Technology by Feb 14, 2017

How the Women’s March App Came to Life

Technology by Feb 14, 2017

Organized on the fly with volunteer help—much like the event it was designed for—the official app for the Women’s March on Washington is a tale of employee passion pushing an idea forward—and a company following the lead. Here’s how DoubleDutch pulled it off. Last month’s Women’s March on Washington came together quickly—from start to finish, […]

Technology by Feb 7, 2017

When an Online Community No Longer Works

Technology by Feb 7, 2017

Sometimes an online comment system or forum no longer makes sense for your organization’s needs, potentially due to a glut of "trolls"—an issue the Amazon-owned IMDb is currently dealing with. The lesson: If you’re dealing with an online community, especially at scale, you must be willing to invest in both the people and technology that makes it work.

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