A nice writeup of a book I really enjoyed, Jason Fagone’s recent _The Woman Who Smashed Codes_ https://www.brainpickings.org/2018/09/06/the-woman-who-smashed-codes-elizebeth-friedman/
👉👉👉This, read this: "CSS dismissal is about exclusion, not technology"
I discovered a new-to-me record label yesterday and got stoked https://tinaja.computer/2018/09/09/driftless-recordings.html
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Spending the early morning hours debugging over-my-head bug(s) deep into a 5-ish minute long build process.
Bookmark: [toread] We’re getting closer to the day when news apps and interactives can be easily preserved in perpetuity » Nieman Journalism Lab http://www.niemanlab.org/2018/08/were-getting-closer-to-the-day-when-news-apps-and-interactives-can-be-easily-preserved-in-perpetuity/ #preservation #web #reprozip
While playing No Man’s Sky I've been turning my favorite screenshots from the game into classic sci fi novel covers. I've made three so far: Ascendant Eden, The Satellite Sun, and The Scavenger of Eden.
Thinking of a dashboard-style interface to facilitate keeping up with the local timeline on several instances at once. Is that interesting?
Tying some supplementary media into the Austin music history project from Belgium this morning is a good reminder of how limiting YouTube territorial content restrictions are. So much valuable context we can’t provide to people outside of the U.S.
Interesting reporting on trademark battles and algorithmic recommendations in the self-published romance novel world from Sarah Jeong https://www.theverge.com/2018/7/16/17566276/cockygate-amazon-kindle-unlimited-algorithm-self-published-romance-novel-cabal
Really lovely photos of the Tashkent subway, first built in the 1960s when Tashkent hit the 1 million population threshold required for a Soviet city to start a metro system.
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