Elise Hu http://wmuk.org en What To Do Now That The Heartbleed Bug Exposed The Internet http://wmuk.org/post/what-do-now-heartbleed-bug-exposed-internet With a name like Heartbleed, it's no surprise it's bad. A vulnerability in OpenSSL — the Internet's most commonly used cryptographic library — <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2014/04/08/300602785/the-security-bug-that-affects-most-of-the-internet-explained">has been bleeding out information</a>, 64 kilobytes at a time, since March 2012.<p>"I would classify it as possibly the top bug that has hit the Internet that I've encountered, because of it being so widespread, because it's so hard to detect," says Andy Grant, a security analyst at iSEC Partners.<p>Are you affected? Wed, 09 Apr 2014 21:08:00 +0000 Elise Hu 13511 at http://wmuk.org What To Do Now That The Heartbleed Bug Exposed The Internet SXSW: Software, Apps Still Rule But A Hardware Resurgence Is On http://wmuk.org/post/sxsw-software-apps-still-rule-hardware-resurgence The task of building your very own toy, or robot, or radio can seem daunting for someone without much background in engineering. But a set of color-coded electronic bits that can be magnetically snapped together called <a href="http://littlebits.cc/pressroom">littleBits</a> is aiming to make creating your own electronics easy for everyone. Mon, 10 Mar 2014 21:41:00 +0000 Elise Hu 12846 at http://wmuk.org SXSW: Software, Apps Still Rule But A Hardware Resurgence Is On For Taiwanese News Animators, Funny Videos Are Serious Work http://wmuk.org/post/taiwanese-news-animators-funny-videos-are-serious-work <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6VzLOaeNZEY</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ou6E9kVSC-4</p> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 22:17:00 +0000 Elise Hu 11968 at http://wmuk.org For Taiwanese News Animators, Funny Videos Are Serious Work A Rush To Reconcile Health Enrollment Data, By Hand http://wmuk.org/post/rush-reconcile-health-enrollment-data-hand With just a few weeks left before a deadline to get health coverage, lingering bugs lurk in the part of HealthCare.gov that you can't see. Thu, 12 Dec 2013 19:48:00 +0000 Elise Hu 11012 at http://wmuk.org A Rush To Reconcile Health Enrollment Data, By Hand HealthCare.gov Team Working Through Holiday To Meet Deadline http://wmuk.org/post/healthcaregov-team-working-through-holiday-meet-deadline Besides movie theaters and Wal-Mart, one place that will stay open this Thanksgiving is the new HealthCare.gov "exchange operations center." Staffers on <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2013/10/22/239220962/the-healthcare-gov-tech-surge-is-racing-against-the-clock">the "tech surge"</a> to fix the error-riddled site have just days to meet the Obama administration's self-imposed deadline for a functioning site.<p>The pledge came from the president, the vice president, the Health and Human Services secretary, and the numerous spokespeople that represent them, like White House s Fri, 29 Nov 2013 05:27:00 +0000 Elise Hu 10667 at http://wmuk.org HealthCare.gov Team Working Through Holiday To Meet Deadline