Figure It Out – A List Apart

Color is, without a doubt, the visual element most often misunderstood and misused. Article Continues Below As mentioned earlier, when designing visual representations, color is often the first visual encoding that people use. It’s also quite limited to about a dozen, distinguishable colors. It’s a potent visual element, but one fraught with accessibility and perceptual […]

My Flight Path: From the Royal Air Force to McAfee

By: Gareth, Technical Support Engineer, UK Where do you see yourself in five years? This well-known question is the crux of any career planning. Your answer may take self-reflection with twists and turns or it may be a more obvious, straightforward path. My answer was the latter—or so I thought. Just last year, my answer […]

Understanding How Bitcoin Mining Poses Security Risks

The value of Bitcoin has had its ups and downs over the past several years, but continues to attract interest in the midst of a chaotic market. The rapid growth of this alternate currency has dominated headlines and ignited a cryptocurrency boom that left consumers everywhere wondering how to get a slice of the Bitcoin […]