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Kris Shaffer

Just how far did Russian propaganda go?

Facebook and Twitter have changed their tune on Russian propaganda again. In prepared remarks before congress tomorrow, Twitter will state that they found evidence that 36,746 accounts “generated approximately 1.4 million automated, election-related Tweets, which collectively received approximately 288 million impressions” in the run up to

Introducing the Bootstrap Starter Kit

Bootstrap is an amazing library for web developers. It has almost every element most developers need, pre-defined in ways that are easy to use, and truly attractive. No messing with margins, padding, pixel widths, hexadecimal color codes, custom-designed buttons and menus — you simply write your text, use basic HTML, and

The botnet cometh

This morning, I woke up to several hundred notifications on Twitter. It was so many all at once that Twitter automatically gave me some new filtering tools to manage the barrage of notifications. (Why isn’t that just default for all Twitter users when they sign up?!)

But these weren’t your

Converting a Jekyll blog to Ghost

Some of my colleagues and I have been playing around with Ghost lately. It’s a nice blogging platform — much leaner than WordPress. And though it’s more limited in what it can do than WordPress, it’s also much easier to get started with. The interface is clean, and it’s easy

Converting a Jekyll blog to Ghost

Some of my colleagues and I have been playing around with Ghost lately. It’s a nice blogging platform — much leaner than WordPress. And though it’s more limited in what it can do than WordPress, it’s also much easier to get started with. The interface is clean, and it’s easy