Just a friendly reminder that doing formatting using unicode characters like 𝑲 sucks total ass for screenreaders
[description: a video of a screenreader reading a tweet with lots of unicode "formatting"]
From The Life and Imagination of Sally Paul, 1760, the autobiography of a nonbinary person from London who worked as a sailor, and would dress in both men and women's clothing. The year their autobiography was published, they had married a woman as a man, under the name Samuel Bundy, been outed and arrested, and then freed because their wife refused to press charges. Only nine months later, they married again, this time to a man named William Kitchen, as a woman.
The European Data Protection Board requires *immediate action* following the Schrems II ruling by the ECJ: hosting private data under US jurisdiction (that is, on infra owned by an American company) is no longer legal in the EU.
Bring your data home, NOW!
If your keyboard supports swapping out keycaps, consider pulling your spacebar and flipping it around.
Instead of resting your thumb on an edge, it lets you have a smooth experience for your thumbs.
It's a nice, simple improvement. (And if you don't like it, swap it back.)
(Note: If you can't swap keycaps on your keboard, pulling a spacebar off will wreck your keyboard. 😱 So don't do it in that case. 😉)
It's that time of the month again -- the July 2020 Update Blog is live!
I have said we have too much news to list for several previous entries, but that's especially true today. This is the biggest update we've had yet.
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