Category: Techno Babble

Babbling ’bout tech

UPDATED: 5 Reasons eCommerce Reviews Maximize Revenue Opportunity

Visibility leads to Trust, Trust leads to Engagement, Engagement leads to Sales. Customer Reviews are playing a larger and more impactful role in the success and online presence of eCommerce stores. In recent months we’ve discussed customer reviews and the best extensions...

/ 19 January 2021

We need more than deplatforming

There is no question that social media played a role in the siege and take-over of the US Capitol on January 6. Since then there has been significant focus on the deplatforming of President Donald Trump. By all means the...

/ 8 January 2021
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‘GLUE’ (Giving Little Unexpected Extras), Could Be Your Stores’ Key to Success

How many times have you received a package in the mail that had a special surprise that made you smile? Maybe it was free merchandise, or gift wrapping you hadn’t asked for, or a personal, handwritten thank you note.  As...

/ 6 January 2021
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How to Ensure your Web Store is ADA Compliant

How accessible is my website? That’s a question everyone should be asking, but unfortunately not everyone does. Despite it being more than 30 years since the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law, website accessibility isn’t as universally...

/ 6 January 2021
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Why getting voting right is hard, Part III: Optical Scan

This is the third post in my series on voting systems. For background see part I. As described in part II, hand-counted paper ballots have a number of attractive security and privacy properties but scale badly to large elections. Fortunately,...

/ 5 January 2021
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December Orange Report

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/ 17 December 2020
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Our Year in Review: How we’ve kept Firefox working for you in 2020

This year began like any other year, with our best intentions and resolutions to carry out. Then by March, the world changed and everyone’s lives — personally and professionally — turned upside down. Despite that, we kept to our schedule...

/ 15 December 2020
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Mozilla’s Vision for Trustworthy AI

Mozilla is publishing its white paper, “Creating Trustworthy AI.” A little over two years ago, Mozilla started an ambitious project: deciding where we should focus our efforts to grow the movement of people committed to building a healthier digital world....

/ 15 December 2020
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Why getting voting right is hard, Part II: Hand-Counted Paper Ballots

In Part I we looked at desirable properties for voting system. In this post, I want to look at the details of a specific system: hand-counted paper ballots. Hand-counted paper ballots are probably the simplest voting system in common use...

/ 14 December 2020
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Magento’s Most Recent Platform Update

Recently, Adobe announced their last Mid-Quarter Release (MQR) for 2020 that include enhancements you need to know. Keep scrolling to check out important Magento Commerce updates and features. NEW MAGENTO COMMERCE FEATURES AND UPDATES INCLUDED IN THIS MQR: Product Recommendations...

/ 10 December 2020
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Why getting voting right is hard, Part I: Introduction and Requirements

Every two years around this time, the US has an election and the rest of the world marvels and asks itself one question: What the heck is going on with US elections? I’m not talking about US politics here but...

/ 8 December 2020
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State of Mozilla 2019-2020: Annual Impact Report

2020 has been a year like few others with the internet’s value and necessity front and center. The State of Mozilla for 2019-2020 makes clear that Mozilla’s mission and role in the world is more important than ever. Dive into...

/ 7 December 2020