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If you liked that commit don't forget to merge in that PR and smash that follow button!

What should you <link rel=dns-prefetch> and when to use preconnect instead. Also, Firefox doesn’t support this performance optimization on HTTPS websites. 20% of HTTPS websites deploy it, though.
ctrl.blog/entry/dns-prefetch-p

All the spam I’ve received in the last few days starts off with “Dear patrons”. I guess SpamAssasin and its cousins have been trained on that as a particularly non-spammy greeting.

Is it just me or does “The Unicode Consortium” sound like an evil and oppressive organization from a sci-fi novel? I’m all for their work, but they sound hella evil for being the group in charge of standardizing what (the characters, glyphs, and symbols) we communicate.

Russia internet: Law introducing new censorship controls comes into force.
bbc.com/news/world-europe-5025

I can’t decide if I should set my pretty face as the profile photo here or not.

New feature in Firefox 71: It can now consume all my 32 GB of RAM when I double-click the address field while it’s also decoding a video.

This Video Is Sponsored By ███ VPN
youtube.com/watch?v=WVDQEoe6ZW
(reviewing the claims in VPN ads)

@jeremiahlee Regarding your blog post and translator extension. Did you see the news from the last couple of days regarding Firefox getting native client-side translations? They got EU funding to work on more privacy-friendly client-side translations, if the reports are right.

The build system says a file doesn’t exist (it does), but it is well-behaved and never complains when observed with strace or inotifywatch).

Don’t you just love wasting a whole day chasing a ?

The open-source Joplin note-taking app is good on desktop but fails to impress on Android.
ctrl.blog/entry/review-joplin-

Immediately close the tab if you click on a link and it starts loading a page from Blogspot even you didn’t expect that. Seen a lot of scams abuse Blogspot blogs to capture your browser in the last few weeks.

Optimize your HTML <head> metadata for better GZIP compression-rates (exploiting this one weird bit-reduction efficiency trick).
ctrl.blog/entry/html-meta-orde

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