Got some BIG new on the #Apple Accessibility front! Check out AssistiveTouch for Watch, Image Explorer for VoiceOver and SO MUCH MORE! It’s a HUGE year for #accessibility. https://www.apple.com/newsroom/2021/05/apple-previews-powerful-software-updates-designed-for-people-with-disabilities/
Could not be more proud to work on this team!
The OSS bubble that is and the blogging bubble that was – Baldur Bjarnason
“The biggest problem—and this isn’t limited to web development—is how it has baked exploitation into the core worldview of so many people.”
Me, on the OSS bubble in web dev https://www.baldurbjarnason.com/2021/the-oss-bubble-and-the-blogging-bubble/
Are you ready for in car ads? No, not on your radio (while you listen)!
Ford patented new advertisement system using cameras outside (for parking etc) to bring the billboard right into your car for you.
Last week I did the first upgrade to my #reform when I added an NVMe SSD and configured to boot from it. I wrote a blog post about it
This was day 8 of #100DaysToOffload
Weird - writing a Paypal scams article for a client (how to avoid them, not how to do them) and using Google docs because that’s what the client uses, when suddenly…
This item has been flagged as inappropriate and can no longer be shared
Which is odd.
I’m guessing Google scans the documents for known spammy /scammy phrases?
Yet another reason I don’t use Google unless I have to…
I Mailed an AirTag and Tracked Its Progress; Here’s What Happened
“I think the monster I'm chasing is that monster Aral had been confronting head on. I think it's the same monster Dave Chappelle was talking about in his Unforgiven special.”
– TyChi, To Good Vibes
Open hardware laptop MNT Reform now available in both DIY (starting at €899!) and assembled + many customization options in our store: https://shop.mntmn.com/products/mnt-reform
Instagram has looked deep into my soul – and I really don’t like what it has found there https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2021/may/10/instagram-has-looked-deep-into-my-soul-and-i-really-dont-like-what-it-has-found-there
#TheGlassRoom is proud to present Capsule 1.0, a quarterly showcase of digital objects, both old and new! This first capsule explores how our phone numbers, face prints and personal #data travel from our smartphones to different third-party organisations: https://theglassroom.org/capsule-1-0/
The meltdown at Basecamp shows even small tech firms are sociopathic https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2021/may/08/the-meltdown-at-basecamp-shows-even-small-tech-firms-are-sociopathic
Europa enfría su apoyo inicial al plan Biden de suspender las patentes: "Las patentes no son ahora mismo el problema"
La miopía de Europa es fascinante.
Topics: software development, expat/immigrant life, philosophy, coffee, street art
Languages: ES 🌕 EN 🌖 DE 🌗 EO 🌘
I'd love to share this virtual home with a few like-minded individuals. While everyone is welcome to apply (accepted languages: es, en, de, eo), I'll ask that you share a bit about yourself to see if we'd be a good fit. You can of course, read my bio and toots to see if you'd enjoy joining.