A Case Study For The Internet We Expect

In this post, our editor Si Jie gives his opinion on how, as programmers, every small detail affects the web as a whole.

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I’m a Hobbyist Programmer, Not Your Tech Support Guy – Rants From a Programmer

I am a hobbyist programmer. I like to build small projects and I derive a sense of achievement from building them. I don’t long after rewards or anything of that sort. Simply having a project that works is good enough. There are some things that I hate, some things that I want to tell everyone but they won’t understand, some things that are perhaps, better left to be written in this public letter.
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New iOS update bricks many iPhones – could yours be next?

Apple has done it again.

This time, some iPhone 6 users who update their iOS to the latest version were faced with a dead “Error 53” that would not go away no matter what.

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Your USB cable could be killing your computer

What’s the worst thing that can happen when you come across a bad USB cable? Slower charging speeds, no support for data transfer, broken cables at worst? That’s what we thought, until we chanced upon this post by Google engineer Benson Leung.

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Adobe Flash: Time To Say Goodbye

In the early 2000s, Adobe Flash was the technology for all that makes the web interesting. It was the time of the dial-up modem, where the tiny 56kbps bandwidth was insufficient to deliver video and animated content by other means. Continue reading “Adobe Flash: Time To Say Goodbye”