If you're a startup or already running a small business, you need a website. You know that already. Here's a primer on how to do it right. (Spoiler: It doesn't involve hiring me.)
A couple weeks ago, Linus Torvald's dad revealed that the NSA had asked his son to build vulnerabilities into Linux, but his son had refused. The article then points out that it wouldn't have worked anyway, because Linux is open source.
I accidentally stepped into a flame war this morning.
Steve Burge at OS Training just released an excellent article on how to make Drupal behave like a Wordpress blog. It's an excellent article and I recommend you read it. It also shows what's both good and bad about Drupal.
At work lately, I've been dealing with an interesting problem: real time performance on a Drupal website. It's interesting because the standard solutions don't work. (This is a support page for an upcoming Badcamp presentation.)
I've been following the blog of a young lady who decided to switch careers from law to web design. Sound familiar? It should - I did the exact same thing. I've got about 2 years on her, which is enough of a perspective to know that she will turn out just fine.