has anyone ever written a scifi story entirely in the format of a typography style guide
This exploration of a fork in the history of computing is fascinating. What would computers look like if all the central metaphors weren't based on Jobs attempt to emulate earlier work on GUIs?
Pause. What's the weather like? Don't use an app to find out.
An excellent piece on why decentralizing everything doesn't work and what to do instead by @ntnsndr – "We should care less about whether something is centralized or decentralized than whether it is accountable. An accountable system is responsive to both the common good for participants and the needs of minorities; it sets consistent rules and can change them when they don’t meet users’ needs." https://hackernoon.com/decentralizing-everything-never-seems-to-work-2bb0461bd168
earlier today, it took me eight tries to solve a google captcha
so when google and i disagree that strongly about which tiles contain traffic signals, motorcycles, etc... ONE OF US PROBABLY SHOULDN'T BE DRIVING RIGHT NOW
@codesections This entire thread now makes me want to confuse the shit out of people when I tell them that I:
- Duck-searched it.
- Quacked it up.
- Ducked it.
- Put some feathers on it.
- Web-foot walked that shit.
- TCPed with DDG on the 443.
Just so they ask for clarification and fall into my trap where I explain how terrible google is and suggest alternatives :)
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There's some really good mobile UX in the Opera Touch app - it's a shame their desktop offering is frustratingly unconfigurable...
Pokémon was honestly years ahead of it's time by not only inventing cloud storage but also noting that it's just someone else's computer.
Not only is this an excellent idea, I feel that the suggestion is a highly effective honeypot 🍯
I hereby petition the tech community to replace all instances of “master/slave” with “queen/drone” effective immediately https://twitter.com/thelaurakremer/status/1041660161033744384
BlacKkKlansman was the first film I've seen in cinema received with a round of applause at the end-credits. A well-crafted and powerful film - I highly recommend it!
@christianbundy I got #scuttlebutt working and I really like it! The high-res images are a real treat 👌 Not sure it's for me though... I feel that the kind of bite-sized interactions I'd want to have with internet strangers are better mediated over mastodon, although perhaps it's just a case of finding the right people to share that richer content with 🤔
People often wonder why printers are so cantankerous but frankly any device that embeds pigmented runes in the remains of long-dead trees is going to be stricken by an ancient faerie curse from the start
Did you know color combinations can be measured and result in a number that has to be over a certain threshold to be accessible? I think that's pretty cool.
In an internet of light grey text on white backgrounds, it's nice to see how many, many better options are available. :)
tired: I googled it
wired: I DuckDuckWent for it
Federation of anything is a socio-political governance challenge. Look at Europe.
In any dispute there will be other realities you haven’t thought of, hopes that you have overlooked.
How this is discussed, how people listen to each other, how creative solutions are sought out, defines the capacity of humans to create real change.
The alternative is that innovation is just us moving the world’s problems from one platform to another.
Religious Studies at The University of Edinburgh.
Career in UX?
social.coop is a a coop-run corner of the fediverse, a cooperative and transparent approach to operating a social platform. We are currently closed to new memberships while we improve our internal processes and policies, and plan to re-open to new folks when that work is complete. [9/2/2018]