ISOC is selling .org to a private equity firm

The Internet Society is selling the .org registry to Ethos Capital, a private equity firm. Such .org domains are typically used by non-profits, the open source community, and -- for ineffable reasons -- my blog. The function of a registry is to grant monopolies over specific domain names for a year. They can set a … Continue reading ISOC is selling .org to a private equity firm

Hiring Developer Interns for January 2020

My team is hiring a new cohort of paid developer interns in Toronto (Markham) for January 2020: Back End DeveloperFront End DeveloperCognitive Data Science Developer We have a great, friendly, supportive environment. Everyone on the team gets two big monitors and the peripherals to go with them. IBM Canada Lab has free snacks and good … Continue reading Hiring Developer Interns for January 2020

Kudos to Firefox team on Quantum release

The new Firefox Quantum release is incredibly fast. It feels faster than Chrome, faster than old Firefox, and faster than all the other browsers on my Macbook. Impressively, despite Firefox ditching the old extension model, all my extensions continue to work. I did have to manually reinstall the indispensable Tree Style Lab, but it works … Continue reading Kudos to Firefox team on Quantum release