How Coil’s micro-payment service and the Web Monetization API works compared to Flattr. 💰
ctrl.blog/entry/coil-web-monet

"We value your privacy. That's why we're asking permission to tell hundreds of companies about your visit to our website. We may have opted you in and have already shared this data (a GDPR violation) or have made this dialog so confusion you'll have no idea what your choices are (also a violation)." Remember, the GDPR requires these prompts to be easy to understand and not disruptive.

Normalize fridge temperatures (and save on electricity) by installing a left-over PC fan.
ctrl.blog/entry/fridge-pc-fan.

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"You’ve to enable third-party cookies in your browser for Scroll to do its thing." ctrl.blog/entry/scroll.com-fir from @da

Interestingly, Scroll contacted us at Ghostery during their beta phase as our cookie blocking was preventing the subscription detection. I suggested a few ways they could implement the service without having to track all non-scroll users too, including a per-site login button, but unfortunately they didn't take up the offer...

@jlelse stick your RSS as a sitemap in /robots.txt too. Robots like delta-sitemaps just as much as full sitemaps.

macOS Catalina beta is the first time in yeeeears that I’ve had a tons of problem with just regular file management in Finder. Betas in previous years have only had minor issues in these areas. There are just so many basic operations that don’t work properly.

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What you can do:
* as a website admin/newspaper publisher: Do not use AMP!
* as a user: Use another browser (uhm @firefox) and use an "no AMP" add-on: addons.mozilla.org/de/firefox/

#noamp #nogoogle [3/3]

What are the laws around discount marketing in the US? Can you really market a service as being “X% off” all the time and never charge the supposed full price?

Making code examples fit and remain readable on small and large screens is an under-appreciated art form.

Tutorial: Testing whether your Bluetooth peripherals support BLE Privacy (randomized broadcast addresses).
ctrl.blog/entry/tutoiral-test-

PC components generally don’t degrade over time, so what caused my 7-year old 1st-gen. Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon running Windows 10 to become unbearably slow and crashy?
ctrl.blog/entry/slow-windows-h

Real curious what is up with the multi-day Galileo outage. 🇪🇺🛰🗺

So what's happening with Galileo? EU's global navigation satellite system. It's been down for days.
gsc-europa.eu/system-status/Co

Given a HTML list were the last element is a "show more" link, how do you set the tabfocus to the first newly inserted list element?

“Metadata is a love note to the future.”
― Jason Scott, Internet Archive

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