10 Creative Code Examples of Media Player Design

With the power of HTML5 and the ease adding multimedia through technologies such as WordPress oEmbed, anyone can add compelling video or audio content to their website. And, while it’s great that default media players are included from a purely functional standpoint, so much more can be done to improve …

Escaping Your Average Business with Ultimate Escape Game

Ultimate Escape Game started the way many escape room companies start: As a way for investors to turn a profit. However, things have drastically changed over the last few years for this emerging industry leader. In 2015, the idea for UEG Atlanta was brought to a local investor by a …

SitePoint Premium New Releases: Cybersecurity & DevOps Adoption

We’re working hard to keep you on the cutting edge of your field with SitePoint Premium. We’ve got plenty of new books to check out in the library — let us introduce you to them. The DevOps Adoption Playbook This award-winning book provides actionable, real-world guidance on implementing DevOps in …

Top 8 Things You Need to Know Before Buying a Cell Booster

Poor Cell Phone Signal is a Pain It doesn’t matter whether you’re at your corporate headquarters, sitting in your home office, or driving on a freeway. Losing signal is huge headache. We all know it. Cell phones are frustrating. 72% of cell phone users report experiencing dropped calls. 77% of …

Remote working boosts self-employed flexibility and productivity

Remote working boosts flexibility and productivity among the self-employed, new research by IPSE (the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed) and People Per Hour claims. The report suggests that freelancers overwhelmingly viewed remote working positively, with nine out of ten (87 percent) working remotely at some point in the …

YouTube now lets you subscribe to a channel from an embedded video

YouTube launched a new update to its website two days ago allowing users to browse while watching a video at the same time. Now, the video platform is quietly rolling out another major update to the offsite YouTube experience. The video giant is finally giving its embedded player a major …

Some regions are better prepared for the rise of automation than others

Concerted action is needed from national and local politicians, businesses and education providers to improve educational opportunities in all cities, from early years to schools and adult learning. This is according to a major report from the think tank Centre for Cities. It examines how automation and globalisation are transforming the skills …

I’m very sorry, but you’re going to have to learn to love the blockchain

I apologize. I get it. You hear “blockchain” and you immediately think “shady get-rich-quick schemes” or “bubble of magical fake Internet money” or “libertarian enfants terribles,” and when a true believer tries to explain to you why you should care, why it will change the world beyond just minting a …

Sinespace pursues the ‘Second Life of virtual reality’

Linden Lab created the memorable virtual world Second Life in 2003, and it’s still going today. But even as Linden Lab tries to create its Sansar virtual spaces for VR, another rival has emerged to compete to be the place for do-it-yourself creators in VR. Sinespace is billing itself as …

How to create engaging content in boring industries

A seasoned social media manager knows how to create engaging content out of nothing. However, there are certain “boring” industries that can be a nightmare for a newbie. We’re looking at you, insurance. But don’t worry. With a little know-how, you can turn “boring” topics into engaging stories that attract …