Weekly Web Harvest for 2020-11-22

Google Photos — Bait Meet Switch – Thomas Hawk Digital ConnectionOnce burned shame on you. Twice, three times, four times, five times, six times burned, shame on me. I will never trust Google with another product again.


Weekly Web Harvest for 2020-11-15

Under-Engineered Responsive Tables | Adrian Roselli Back/forward cacheBack/forward cache (or bfcache) is a browser optimization that enables instant back and forward navigation. It significantly improves the browsing experience for users—especially those with slower networks or devices. A Game Designer’s Analysis Of QAnon | by Rabbit Rabbit | curiouserinstitute | Sep, 2020 | MediumQAnon grows on the wild misinterpretation of random data, presented in a suggestive fashion in a milieu designed to help the users come to the intended misunderstanding. Maybe “guided apophenia” is a better phrase. Guided because the puppet masters are directly involved in hinting about the desired conclusions. They have pre-seeded the conclusions. They are constantly getting the player lost by pointing out unrelated random events and creating a meaning for them that fits the propaganda message Q is delivering. “Affordances,” a science-fiction story by Cory Doctorow about algorithmic bias.A new science fiction story about how technical restrictions start with powerless people before coming for us all. Diva.js – A web-based document collection viewerDiva.js is a web-based document viewer optimized for high-resolution image collections.


Weekly Web Harvest for 2020-11-08

Google says it ‘may’ delete your files if you don’t log in enough“If you’re inactive in one or more of these services for two years (24 months), Google may delete the content in the product(s) in which you’re inactive.” dorking (how to find anything on the Internet) – for your information Daphne K. Lee on Twitter: “Learned a very relatable term today: “?????” (revenge bedtime procrastination), a phenomenon in which people who don’t have much control over their daytime life refuse to sleep early in order to regain some sense


Weekly Web Harvest for 2020-11-01

Super Punch: “Tea accounts” trying to catch white influencers on Tiktok mouthing the n word when dancing to viral songs SyncInteractive, Synchronized YouTube Streaming


Weekly Web Harvest for 2020-10-25

Minimal 75mb web development virtual server for vagrant – Tom ButlerA new local development environment I’m trying. It’s https out of the box and is nice and quick.