Comparing file sizes of lossless WebP vs FLIF vs PNG. #WebPerf
Comparing AVIF vs WebP image file sizes at the same visual quality (using DSSIM). AVIF’s 85th percentile was the same as WebP’s 15th percentile! #WebPerf
Enable the sharp YUV option in WebP for better quality WebP images at practically no increase (often a reduction) to the file size. It costs +68 % CPU time.
How to enable hibernation/suspend-to-disk on Fedora Linux. 🐧⏻
How to auto-lock your computer on a schedule (e.g. at bedtime). For #Linux, #macOS, and #Windows.
Ctrl blog is now available as an Onion site 🧅
Updated: Google will now auto-delete collected data after 18–36 months by default for new accounts. Existing accounts still need to manually adjust privacy settings and opt-in to having their collected data expire.
I’m playing with the macOS 11 beta. I already miss better contrast ratio from the previous version. The increased-contrast option now has less contrast than the old default. It’s near impossible to tell the difference between a selected and a non-selected toolbar button or tab. #macOSBigSur
Promote your Onion site to Tor Browser visitors with the Onion-Location HTTP header.
Fun with Apache HTTPD and subrequest variable inconsistencies
How to block web browser-based localhost device port-scans. (Like the ones eBay and banks perform when you visit their websites.) Firefox only.
Embed XMP sidecars into image files with embed_xmp. #metadata
Microsoft Defender SmartScreen is hurting independent developers
Google Authenticator enables device-transfers – still no back up/export options. #2FA #security
P2P apps’ connection amnesia makes them less fault-tolerant. Few apps implement peer connection detail caching.
How to make HTML native lazy image loading load images earlier (avoid empty image areas while loading).
Techie. Web publishing and P2P-web enthusiast. ⚣
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