The Reign of Recycling

IF you live in the United States, you probably do some form of recycling. It’s likely that you separate paper from plastic and glass and metal. You rinse the bottles and cans, and you might put food scraps in a container destined for a composting facility.

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FLIF – Free Lossless Image Format

FLIF is a novel lossless image format which outperforms PNG, lossless WebP, lossless BPG and lossless JPEG2000 in terms of compression ratio. According to the compression experiments we have performed, FLIF files are, on average: 26% smaller than brute-force crushed PNG files, 35% smaller than typical PNG files, 37% smaller than lossless JPEG 2000 compression, 15% smaller than lossless WebP, 22% smaller than lossless BPG.

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Responsive Images: Merge Proposal

The RICG WordPress Team is proposing a partial merge of the RICG Responsive Images plugin into core in version 4.4. Specifically, we are proposing to add native srcset and sizes support to WordPress ( ticket #33641). As of today, the average web page currently weighs over 2 MB with the majority of those bytes being attributed to images.

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Jackie D’Elia Joins WPDC as COO Announcement | DevHub – WP Developers Club

Tonya We are honored to announce that Jackie D’Elia is joining WPDC as our Chief Operations Officer (COO). I first noticed Jackie within the Genesis community. What first caught my eye was the depth and vision in her questions. She possesses a 30,000ft business and strategic vantage. She is a visionary and forward-thinking.

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