Surprising absolutely no one that knows me.
Is anyone else really worried about Mozilla? They're handing Servo over to the Linux Foundation now? This reads like the blog a company posts to announce to their customers they no longer exist because they got bought by Google or Apple.
This right here is data art. I would put this on my wall.
For anyone out there who's joined the static site generator revolution and is on the Eleventy train, I've come up with a technique for managing assets in Eleventy with no additional dependencies like webpack or parcel.
It's a hack, but it's a robust one, I think.
"As you can see, the data is pretty sparse. I've already sent out over 200 envelopes, but the results of this little experiment would have a lot more to say if more people signed up and participated."
Stickers and Stamps Project Update (10/17/20) https://www.patreon.com/posts/stickers-and-10-42865561
ruby on rails, birdsite
What are Rails devs using these days for oauth/login-with-birdsite these days? omniauth-twitter seems all but derelict https://rubygems.org/gems/omniauth-twitter/versions/1.4.0
Well, I've made the switch to Android. I have to say it feels very uncomfortable using a Google phone. Trying to figure out what all I have to lock down for privacy.
So far the silver lining is that I can install PWAs from Firefox and it is super easy.
Biggest disappointment so far is the lack of good weather apps on the F-Droid store.
I am starting to get into the habit of building little generative design tools on codepen (inspired by https://components.ai). It is fun, but it is distracting me from finishing my website.
Here's something I made to randomize the border radius of an element. (Related to my question last night about examples of elliptical border radii.)
Still no WebRTC or getUserMedia in iOS 14.
Which is fine if your goal is replace the web with your proprietary app store.
Not fine if your app experience relies on video capture & sharing and it may get banned based on jingoistic laws.
Ended up taking a little trip down memory lane by accident today and landed on fyre.navi.cx (top hit on duckduckgo for "peter de jong equations" or something).
Work: I design & build websites as part of NOAA's Science on a Sphere team.
+biking, hiking, & skiing (I'm a CO cliché); fiddle; board games.
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