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Welcoming #WordPress 5.0 And The New Editor https://www.forbes.com/sites/davidcarr/2018/12/06/welcoming-wordpress-5-0-and-the-new-editor/ a key UI person designed over this. Is this that bad? Haven't tried it yet. I used to do testing with the dev team...

Tened en cuenta que estas instancias no monetizadas corren un serio riesgo siempre de morir de éxito...Repartámonos por el fediverso y no petemos las instancias 😉

De-facto closed source: the case for understandable software: having the source code is not enough to guarantee understandability 13brane.net/rants/de-facto-clo

Continuing with my "Seriously, Fsck X" theme... Seriously, Fsck #WordPress, and especially the plugins.

Why the actual fsck would a plugin need to save into the db what the domain of the website is, instead of taking it from WP_SITEURL or WP_HOME?

I mean, what is wrong with you, Frédéric Demarle, author of Polylang plugin? Can you reconsider your choice to become a WP plugin author?

Please?

A Roman walks into a bar, holds up two fingers and shouts "Five beers, please!" :D history.stackexchange.com/ques interesting discussion in History channel in stackexchange on how the ancient Romans count with their fingers

David Weinberger: "The strategy shouldn't be to anticipate which data will people need, it should be to make every piece of data available. The power of big data is that it contains everything. It doesn't anticipate and it doesn't narrow possibilities." youtube.com/watch?v=jOY3Hd2JMd

Millions of Americans use wearable devices to monitor their diet and fitness. Some insurance companies offer incentives to use them –– but privacy advocates caution customers not to share too much data.
n.pr/2QWBm2r

El bueno, el malo, el enredado voragine.net/link/el-bueno-el- David Weinberger sobre la importancia del hipervínculo y la conversación en hilos para la generación de conocimiento

List of #ActivityPub projects in development (October update) Show more

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This is the official Mastodon account for the site switching.social.

It's a guide for non-technical people who are concerned about protecting their privacy online. It only lists easy-to-use sites and apps that are ethical and privacy-friendly.

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If you know someone who might benefit from this guide, please share the link with them!

#Introductions #NewHere #DeleteFacebook #DeleteGoogle #ReplaceFacebook

The market failed rural kids: poor rural broadband has created a "homework gap" - Cory Doctorow @ Boing Boing https://boingboing.net/2018/11/12/ebs-spectrum.html
#NetNeutrality

Funkwhale. A modern, convivial and free music server
funkwhale.audio/ looks promising

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