Medium Social Network - new kid on the block
Medium is a new place on the Internet where people share ideas and stories that are longer than 140 characters and not just for friends.
It allows you to post short stories and other users can read them and comment on others that have been written by users.
It is different blogging experience and looks like it has got quite a few people hooked.
Web Designers and Developers can learn some things from medium about design and usability.
To know more about Medium check out the following links
Dropbox attacked in honour of Aaron Swartz
Aaron Swartz was a was an American computer programmer, writer, political organizer and Internet activist.
Some of the things Swatz created are
At the time of his death he was being prosecuted by the federal government in USA which has been mired with controversy as he was being investigated for hacking.
Commemoration of Aaron Swartze’s death
In his memory Demand Progress, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, Fight for the Future, Reddit, Mozilla, BoingBoing, and other groups are organizing “The Day We Fight Back” on February 11, 2014 when the coalition of activists will make calls and drive emails to lawmakers, protesting the NSA’s mass surveillance programs. You can signup here to participate. Owners of websites will install banners encouraging visitors to take up or continue the fight.
The way copyright law is used to file cases in USA is humourus to the rest of the world. However the yankees do take it seriously.
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Free and paid music resources for videos
If you are looking for music for videos here are some resources for free and paid music for videos.
Timely - Android app that has been bought by Google. It is fun and exciting when the biggest company in the world backups your idea. Good luck Timely.