“It turns out, having the world’s biggest advertising company make the most popular Web browser was about as smart as letting kids run a candy shop.”
@jlelse Thank you for the link! Knowing people read my ramblings is great encouragement to write more of them 😁
@jlelse did the same a while ago because I wanted my site to be as simple as possible. Systems fonts are such a speed boost!
@Argus real-time text translation using your smartphone camera is proper sci-fi stuff. It amazes me every time I use it.
"...when I disabled uBlock Origin, [https://www.thedailybeast.com] reported connections to 132 distinct base domains, and 200 MB for one single 12-short-paragraph article." - gorhill, creator of uBlock Origin
I've written a guide on how to setup a @nextcloud server. This has been a lot of work, as I've tried to be as verbose as possible.
Hope you guys enjoy it.
If you're an ad-blocking Chrome user it's probably time to switch to Firefox, as Google deprecates the API behind modern ad blockers in its browser: https://9to5google.com/2019/05/29/chrome-ad-blocking-enterprise-manifest-v3/
@kev guake looks brilliant, thanks for posting this!
@andrioid "We value your privacy - we just want to thoroughly invade it and have to show you this box now" 🙄
"There are only three universally personal items that someone will carry with them no matter where they live. The first two are money and keys; the third is the mobile phone, making it the first new invention added to that short list in three thousand years."
-- Little Rice: Smartphones, Xiaomi, and the Chinese Dream
Interestingly, the phone will probably make the other two obsolete.
I've been looking at design systems lately and just came across @protonmail's work in progress system for v4. It's looking really nice! Bonus points for the Marvel references: https://design-system-beta.netlify.com/containers/
@Leelaroo Wait, what are they doing to Google Photos? 😯
@trevdev My own CSS, every time. Far more power and flexibility than frameworks, and none of the bloat!
@jlelse Interesting! ProtonMail scores 4/5 it seems
It took me playing #FFVII with mods to realize that Bugenhagen is riding on a ball. All my life I thought he was just a floaty, bulbous dude.
@Argus Mind well and truly blown! 💥 In all the times I've played through FFVII, I've never realised this!
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