The revolt of the non-voting shareholders. Several public funds that hold shares in Facebook Inc on Wednesday backed a proposal to remove Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg as chairman, saying the social media giant mishandled several high-profile scandals. — Read on http://www.reuters.com/article/us-facebook-shareholders/facebook-shareholders-back-proposal-to-remove-zuckerberg-as-chairman-idUSKCN1MR2GY
So, the Backbone scene isn’t what it used to be. But, I recently implemented a Backbone solution with RequireJS. I really like having the ability to “lazy load” resources on demand. Anyone who has worked with Backbone’s router knows that your code can get quite lengthy when the number of routes starts to grow. The example… Read More Asynchronous Backbone Routing
Not surprised, but still somewhat stunned by this news. Bots Now Outnumber Humans on the Web | WIRED.
I generally have a “fuck you” attitude toward IE, but I have to support them now at my new job. Because I’ve worked so exclusively with mobile for the past few years, I’ve neglected really perfecting my conditional comments until now, but it seems like it’s a good idea to finally get a good handle… Read More Conditional Comments for HTML5 Boilerplate
I’ve been using some of the new HTML5 elements in a new web page template. While working on the CSS for the page, I noticed some interesting behavior in Internet Explorer 7 and 8. I have gotten in to the habit of writing very tightly-scoped CSS selectors; so tight, in fact, you would break the… Read More Using HTML5 Elements in Tightly-Scoped CSS Selectors
Amazon Web Services EC2 cloud volumes for N. Virginia is down and they are having trouble launching new instances. Here’s the full text direct from the console: 10:38 AM PDT We are currently investigating degraded performance for a small number of EBS volumes in a single Availability Zone in the US-EAST-1 Region. 11:11 AM PDT… Read More Internet’s Down