How to archive a single webpage or an entire website in the Internet Archive’s Wayback Machine.
ctrl.blog/entry/how-to-interne

It's super interesting to see unattended bot accounts and scheduled marketing posts on Twitter and elsewhere link to Flickr content during their extended "scheduled" service outage. Don't blindly automate your marketing.

Your CMS probably have a lot of image metadata laying about. Put it to use and embed it in your images with XMP!
ctrl.blog/entry/embedded-image

It's nice seeing more and more of my favorite websites are signing up with Flattr.com.

Heads up to HTML Tidy users: You may get return from the HTML4 parsing mode even when it indicates that it used parsing when using an uppercase <!DOCTYPE HTML> (even though it’s supposed to be matched case-insensitively). If your HTML5 documents get messed up, this may be why.
ctrl.blog/entry/tidy-html5-doc

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@aral Your Dat website haven’t had any peers with the latest version for the last few days. Dwebserver issues?

Introducing libGDPR; the only library that can help ensure your business in is 100% in compliance with the . Only 25 bytes! Here’s the whole thing:

rm -rf /
shutdown -h now

“You tried to visit BBC News. Did you mean NBC News?” No, Brave. I didn’t.

I really don’t like the no-ownership-streaming-is-the-future model. It doesn’t work with things like music where there are multiple rights-holders involved. Some of my favorite songs discovered through Spotify are no longer available on Spotify. I don’t blame the artists but the premise of getting everyone in the world to agree to the same shitty-terms contract and terms is just idiotic.

@sam I’m eagerly awaiting “Bringing the DAT protocol to Firefox” part 2! :macos:

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After years of insisting that DRM in HTML wouldn't block open source implementations, Google says it won't support open source implementations
boingboing.net/2019/04/03/i-ha

#DRM #EME #Google

So, why was JSON-LD invented again? Isn't it just RDF in JSON instead of XML?

Remember kids: The property attribute in contains a space-separated list of values; just like the class and rel attributes. Parse it as such instead of doing exact string matches. is your friend.
github.com/tootsuite/mastodon/

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Thank god the entire industry hasn't decided to revolve around Blink/Chromium for 95% of the web's browser traffic, or else Google would have an unlimited ability to push forward whatever bullshit standard they wanted.

Wait hold on, my producer is telling me something [places finger on my ear piece]

Oh no.

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