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People of WordPress: Tyler Lau

2021-04-13 KENNETH 0

People of WordPress: Tyler Lau WordPress is open source software, maintained by a global network of contributors. There are many examples of how WordPress has changed people’s lives for the better. In this monthly series, we share some of the amazing stories that are lesser-known. Embrace Who You Are and Your Journey In this People of WordPress contributor story, we chat to Tyler Lau from the US on his relationship building work in marketing and his WordPress journey. Read on to discover his story which shows it is often what you have learned from negative experiences in your life that can make you a major asset to a product team. An Entrepreneurial Mindset Tyler recalls he always had a knack for spotting a enterprise ideas. As an industrious seven-year-old, he was already finding ways to make sales during the school [ more… ]

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Introducing Surface Laptop 4 and new accessories for enhanced meeting experiences

2021-04-13 KENNETH 0

Introducing Surface Laptop 4 and new accessories for enhanced meeting experiences Microsoft’s hardware legacy stretches back more than four decades to the early days of personal computing. As Windows built and inspired new computing experiences, new Microsoft hardware accessories helped people interact with them. At this intersection of hardware and software, magical experiences are possible. This core belief is at the heart of every product we build at Microsoft, and it’s especially true of our Surface products. For almost a decade, Surface has pioneered breakthrough experiences that immerse people in their creative flow, eliminating friction that often exists between people and technology. Surface allows people to adapt to new ways of working and creating through innovative and versatile devices that offer premium design and performance, quality typing and trackpads, exceptional cameras and mics, and immersive touchscreen display technologies. From the [ more… ]

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WNBA’s Sabrina Ionescu empowers young girls to pursue their hoop dreams

2021-04-13 KENNETH 0

WNBA’s Sabrina Ionescu empowers young girls to pursue their hoop dreams When Sabrina Ionescu was in middle school, she wanted to join an after-school basketball program. But there weren’t enough girls to form a team and she wasn’t allowed to play with the boys. That didn’t stop her from crafting a solution – recruiting peers to form a new team. “I got a bunch of girls who were willing to play. It was a very pivotal moment and definitely motivated me to inspire young girls to break boundaries,” says the No. 1 WNBA draft pick of 2020, who joined the New York Liberty. Moved by her hustle (made famous by a Slurpee story she shared on Instagram), Xbox recently teamed up with Ionescu to surprise her former youth basketball club, The Cal Stars, with custom Nike Blazers, Xbox Series S consoles and custom Xbox Wireless Controllers. (Cal Stars [ more… ]

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WP Briefing: Who Is WordPress?

2021-04-12 KENNETH 0

WP Briefing: Who Is WordPress? In this episode, Josepha explores the five groups within the WordPress ecosystem and provides a high-level example of how they interact and support one another. As always, stay tuned for the small list of big things and a contributor highlight.   Have a question you’d like answered? You can submit them to [email protected], either written or as a voice recording. Credits Editor: Dustin Hartzler Logo: Beatriz Fialho Production: Chloé Bringmann Song: Fearless First by Kevin MacLeod References Get to know WordPress Teams Five Steps of Volunteer Engagement  Community Highlight  WordCamp Centroamérica 2021 Online (Schedule) So you want to make block patterns? Gutenberg Tutorial sign-up Transcript Hello, everyone, and welcome to the WordPress briefing, the podcast where you can catch quick explanations of some of the ideas behind the WordPress open source project and the community around [ more… ]

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USN-4899-2: SpamAssassin vulnerability

2021-04-12 KENNETH 0

USN-4899-2: SpamAssassin vulnerability USN-4899-1 fixed a vulnerability in SpamAssassin. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM. Original advisory details: Damian Lukowski discovered that SpamAssassin incorrectly handled certain CF files. If a user or automated system were tricked into using a specially- crafted CF file, a remote attacker could possibly run arbitrary code. Source: USN-4899-2: SpamAssassin vulnerability