WordPress 2.6 SVN has a new feature called Speed Up! It will use Google Gears to to locally cache images, scripts and stylesheets to speed up load times. I hope by final it will support using the admin fully offline since using a plugin just to cache some images and scripts doesn’t really seem worth it.
I think this is a really interesting article. It’s about how Zappos will offer to pay employees $1000 extra to quit after a week to see if they are truly dedicated. I think more companies should look into this, especially for employees that deal directly with customers.
A new kind of attack called phlashing could one be a real issue. Phlashing is when a device is remotely flashed to either run a firmware with a backdoor, or even a corrupt firmware that can render a device useless. It will be interesting to see what methods will be used to combat this.