#Nostalgia #Webhistory
A small trip through the history of the web and those forgotten trends and technologies: Flash, Cufon fonts, glossy buttons, the guest books, sites in table, etc.


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@curlybryce advertising is not good. It is brain hacking. No one deserves to be manipulated into spending money feeding the capitalist machine.

The End of an Era: A Short Film About The Last Day of Hot Metal Typesetting at The New York Times (1978)

openculture.com/?p=1078632 t.co/97Ya5cOvgR

Install Privacy Badger to block Facebook's invisible trackers when they try to follow you off the site. eff.org/pb

Hi it's Friday, here is a nice experiment of co-generated art to procrastinate this morning (it plays sound)


Oh it worked!

"#Linux is my creative work daily driver, on 95% #libre and #FOSS tools. A few years ago it was the opposite, I was on 95% proprietary tools. It is often said that you cannot be on Linux if you do #creative work for a living, but I have transitioned across the last few years and love it. With the advances in #librecreative software the workflows just keep getting better and better. This collection shows some snapshots of my setup and how I use it."


It seems that Google wants to make using app bundles a requirement for new apps on Google Play in 2021: youtube.com/watch?time_continu

This would mean developers have to upload their signing keys to google play even though there's no technical benefit in doing that. You can achieve the same efficient download sizes by using bundletool locally and uploading all generated apks. But it seems google will stop allowing that and just wants your signing keys.

Here's MoodleNet, the world's first federated social network for educators, a decentralised digital commons.

I've taken this as Product Manager from zero to one, and leave Moodle on Friday.

The team is calling this v1.0 beta and proud of what we've achieved. Unfortunately the management seem to think it's "alpha quality". You decide...


Tropical Rain Forest #197462
Inch Worm #C1FC75

(Contrast ratio: 4.7:1 | AA)

#Tool #Mobile #Color
This is a fun idea and also shows that our mobile browsers are powerful: copy a color by pointing your camera at it

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