Weekly RoundUp #1

It is a bit hard to have a weekly round up on day #1, but lets try. Below are some links that ended up in my offline reader this week.

Branding

We don’t just ship widgets. In a world where platforms (Amazon) are taking as much market share as possible you need to stand out. What makes you special?

This lead me to the following Youtube video from Simon Sinek about finding your Why. Great inspiration for finding the motivation behind our company.

SEO

You can never have enough Google Foo and Pagespeed never thinks your website is fast enough.

Preloading a webpage when a user hovers his mouse above a link is a great way to shave a few hundred milliseconds of the response time of your website.

Security

Alex Stamos, ex-Chief Security officer of both Yahoo and Facebook, has been in some interesting places when things went badly wrong. The title of the article is a bit of a misnomer, the content is actually more of a biography.