With the release of Firefox 65 earlier this year, every modern (as in "Non-Internet Explorer") browser now supports WEBP, so I'm thinking that it might be time to start incorporating this image format into production work. I remember following the development of the JPEG 2000 format with anticipation, followed by forgetfulness. But now it appears as if we do indeed have a new and shiny format to play with.
Earlier this year I noticed that Bash released version 5 . Now Linux turns 5 as well. While Linus did say "that '5.0' doesn't mean anything more than that the 4.x numbers started getting big enough that I ran out of fingers and toes," it's still a round number and makes me think back about the various version numbers of the kernel that I've used over the years.
Google announced 5 major security updates for Chrome extensions. One of the updates mentioned that "the company will also start closely monitoring extensions with a remotely hosted code to spot malicious changes quickly." You mean extensions are currently allowed to insert remotely hosted code? And remotely hosted code that apparently isn't monitored too closely? Man, that is kind of frightening.
Anyone who tends to open a large number of browser tabs surely understands the pain expressed here.
You should never
hire trust a programmer who doesn't admit to being profoundly lazy.
Lately I've been exploring a few Linux distros for kiosks. We have a couple staff members interested in doing more work with Linux and giving a go of switching over some of our kiosks to linux seems like a good place to start.
Two specific distros that appear to be promising are: