Giving Back: Big Brothers Big Sisters

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Within Inflection's culture of giving back, we aim to give back to organizations that we are personally connected to. For this release, we made a donation to a connection on the opposite side of the country. To celebrate our 9.0 release, we donated to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass/Metrowest (BBBS): a non-profit organization that coordinates one-on-one relationships between children facing adversity and people looking to provide support in the Central Mass/Metrowest region of Massachusetts. More…

5 Privacy Must-Dos For Startups And Tech Companies

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In the age of mass surveillance and big data analytics, why should startups (or any company) spend scarce resources on data privacy? Is there even any such thing anymore? There is. And Data Privacy Day is the perfect time to explore the very good reasons why every company, even scrappy startups, must invest in protecting it. More…

Make An Impact: Reflecting On A Year Of Giving

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Inflection celebrated our 8.11 release by donating to two organizations: a Chennai Flood Relief Fund and the Ruth Asawa San Francisco School of the Arts. These donations mark the close of a successful year with $47,800 donated. Take a look at the impact Inflection's donations had in 2015. More…

Connected Toys Exposed To Hack: A Call For Privacy

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When a hacker can say: “I know where 8-year-old Thomas lives, that his dog’s name is June, and that his mother’s maiden name is Smith… and I also have a picture of him,” we have a problem. Digital toymaker VTech recently fell victim to a massive data breach, in which hackers accessed profiles and personal information for more than 6 million children and nearly five million adults. More…

This Cyber Monday, Get A Deal On Safety

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Since 2010, Cyber Monday has been the busiest online shopping day of the year. In the last few years, shoppers have shifted more to mobile and shop from both personal and corporate devices. Last year, companies reported a 64% increase in cyber crime compared to the previous year, and phishing attacks increase by up to 336% around this time of year. More…

Inflection Wins Prestigious Optimas Award for Recruiting

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The results are in! We’re proud to announce that Inflection has received the Silver for Workforce Magazine’s 2015 Optimas Awards for Recruiting.The Optimas awards attract applications from talented companies around the globe. The award recognizes our university recruiting program as a worldwide stand-out. More…

How To Design For Your Real Users

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In early November, I had the opportunity to attend the An Event Apart Conference in San Francisco. The biggest names in web design and development came together to deep dive into topics such as code, content, usability, and design. More…

Why We Care About Restorative Justice (And Why You Should, Too)

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America’s “tough on crime” approach isn’t effective. The United States has less than 5% of the world’s population, yet it accounts for a quarter of the world’s prisoners. Even worse: Recidivism rates hover above 60%. That means people are locked into a cycle of crime and punishment that repeats more often than it should. More…

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