Delivering WordPress in 7KB: https://blog.jacklenox.com/2018/06/04/delivering-wordpress-in-7kb/
Poignant final column from Jamal Khashoggi. While moaning on an almost daily basis about the incompetence of our Government, it's easy to take for granted this basic freedom of expression which is withheld from so many around the world. https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/global-opinions/jamal-khashoggi-what-the-arab-world-needs-most-is-free-expression/2018/10/17/adfc8c44-d21d-11e8-8c22-fa2ef74bd6d6_story.html
Any response from the Government on the IPCC report that came out yesterday urging immediate action on climate change? Yep, @email@example.com is thinking about upping how many earthquakes a fracking site can cause before it has to halt operations... WTAF? https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/oct/09/uk-fracking-rules-on-earthquakes-could-be-relaxed-says-minister
The state of things.
Urgent action required now to keep global temperature rise to 1.5C according to landmark UN report. https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/oct/08/global-warming-must-not-exceed-15c-warns-landmark-un-report?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_Copy_to_clipboard
Solidarity to the Weatherspoons, Deliveroo, MacDonald's, UberEats and TGI workers striking for £10/hr and an end to tenuous contracts!
[no solidarity for apologists in their midst trying to take control of their struggle]
An excellent post about web sustainability from @firstname.lastname@example.org: https://www.ledevducoin.fr/2018/09/4-leviers-pour-reduire-lempreinte-ecologique-dun-site-web/ (Google Translate does a reasonable job if you can't read French: https://translate.google.com/translate?sl=fr&tl=en&js=y&prev=_t&hl=en&ie=UTF-8&u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ledevducoin.fr%2F2018%2F09%2F4-leviers-pour-reduire-lempreinte-ecologique-dun-site-web%2F&edit-text=&act=url)
Ludicrously amazing developments in the land of @email@example.com when it comes to optimisation. Hat tip to @firstname.lastname@example.org and the team. This is a big web sustainability win too. https://elm-lang.org/blog/small-assets-without-the-headache
i spent like 10 minutes trying to set up my own email server and said fuck it and signed up for runbox. fuck you gmail. my email runs on hydroelectric power now
Reading online news, 2008:
- go to website
- read news
Reading online news, 2018:
- go to website
- no, don’t share location
- hell no, don’t send me notifications
- consent to cookie warning
- consent to policies
- no, don’t open in app
- no, don’t want the newsletter
- skip inspirational quote
- close full page ad
- read news
Excellent Reasons to be Cheerful podcast this week: the quiet renewables revolution. https://www.acast.com/reasonstobecheerful/52.thequietrenewablesrevolution
In the immortal words of Bill and Ted:
Be excellent to one another.
Variable fonts are one of the coolest innovations in web typography, and they're now supported in all major browsers! They offer designers huge amounts of flexibility without bogging down pages with megabytes of font files.
Mozilla posted a brief intro to variable fonts at https://hacks.mozilla.org/2018/09/variable-fonts-arrive-in-firefox-62/ and you can see some in action at https://v-fonts.com/
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The silent rise of Germany's Green party http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/europpblog/2018/09/11/the-silent-rise-of-germanys-green-party/
One more auth system that will give you nightmares...
The longer you look at it the more insane it gets.
Trillion-dollar company in a world with exponentially-increasing inequality and starving kids: why don’t we call it XS? Yeah, XS sounds good to me… don’t see any problem with that.
Just a reminder that sometimes the Internet can be beautiful...
why bother coming up with poems when this has already been written
I want Apple to create products that we can upgrade and reuse, rather than stuff that only Apple can upgrade and reuse.
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