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!
A Conspiracy To Kill IE6 From Inside YouTube. #webmonoculture
After years of insisting that DRM in HTML wouldn't block open source implementations, Google says it won't support open source implementations
Copyright and the distributed peer-to-peer web
Understanding the tech media’s obsession with VPN services
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]
@aral hi, the <lastBuildDate> is supposed to be the last date that the feed was changed (the same value as HTTP Last-Modified). However, it seems to be stuck in the past on https://ind.ie/radar/index.xml . Some feed readers stop processing when the feed supposedly hasn’t changed since the last time they requested it. The element is optional so you can just remove it.
“Now we’ll also do more to ensure that Android phone owners know about the wide choice of browsers and search engines available to download to their phones. This will involve asking users of existing and new Android devices in Europe which browser and search apps they would like to use.”
Google Chrome can now intercept HTTPS requests on slow networks and gives them the old Opera Turbo treatment through Google’s servers. Privacy implications, indeed.
Zuckerberg's priorities for Facebook: "Interoperability. People should be able to use any of our apps to reach their friends, and they should be able to communicate across networks easily and securely." Does this mean they'll be bringing back #XMPP for messaging?
Did none of the engineers working on these sensors watch Better Off Ted S01E04? #algorithmicbias