My recentpost describing some of the reasons we choose Slack over IRC for our publicforum is part of a larger conversation people are having around the promise andconcerns of group-communication tools. A quick search for "Slack vs. IRC" yields awealth of opinions on the subject; our post generated some interestingdiscussion... (Read more)
Users of the Facebook iPhone app were recently surprised by a new feature offering to “Add the last link you copied?” into a status update. Many people did not expect to see a complete URL that they had put onto the clipboard from another app, without explicitly involving Facebook. Christian... (Read more)
Last week Simply Secure hosted a pilot workshop called Underexposed. A small group came together in San Francisco toShare successes and challenges in secure user experiencesDescribe processes and wishes for successful collaboration between designers, developers, and security professionalsPrioritize the most important topics and audiences for outreach.We also held participant-proposed breakout... (Read more)
We prefer to use open-source software as a matter of principle. We believethat putting software code in the open is the best way for the public to buildtrust in it. You might find it curious, then, that we choose to foster communication andcommunity through a tool like Slack, which is... (Read more)
Thinking of design as not only a product but a process can help complex products stay secure as they evolve.