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Weekly Web Harvest for 2021-01-24

Super Punch: Adversarial fashion“The patterns on the goods in this shop are designed to trigger Automated License Plate Readers, injecting junk data in to the systems” minmax() – CSS: Cascading Style Sheets | MDNThe minmax() CSS function defines a size range greater than or equal to min and less than or equal to max. It is used with CSS Grids. saw someone use it like so . . . minmax(55ch, 65ch) Pioupiou | Hide-and-seek Earth at a Cute Angle. Satellite imagery surrounds us?—?from… | by Robert Simmon | Nightingale | Jan, 2021 | MediumUnfortunately, the top-down view lacks the visual cues that convey a sense of depth and obscures the relationship between terrain and landslide. Oblique imagery, however, is more like our everyday perspective and gives an immediate sense of how topography contributed to the disaster.

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Weekly Web Harvest for 2021-01-17

Aaron Ansuini ??? on Twitter: “HI EXCUSE ME, I just found out the the prof for this online course I’m taking *died in 2019* and he’s technically still giving classes since he’s *literally my prof for this course* and I’m learning from lect Trump pardons Steve Bannon, Elliot Broidy, Lil Wayne, others — 73 pardons, 70 commutations | Boing BoingDeion Sanders, who also wrote in support of this pardon, calls Mr. Wayne “a provider for his family, a friend to many, a man of faith, a natural giver to the less fortunate, a waymaker, [and] a game changer.” Micromodal.js – Tiny javascript library for creating accessible modal dialogsMicromodal.js is a lightweight, configurable and a11y-enabled modal library written in pure JavaScript

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Strip Google Span Tags When you Cut/Paste into the WordPress Editor

You may note that when you cut/paste from Google Docs into the WordPress editor you get a bunch of span tag and inline CSS garbage. It’s awful . . . so you could paste into the plain text editor . . . but you may also find that you want to keep a bunch of the other HTML in there like links and lists and stuff. via GIPHY Jonathan Nicol figured this out way back in 2015 and I keep having to re-Google it or remember which theme I had it in so I’m putting it here to help me find it more easily. You can see my slightly tweaked version below. All credit to Jonathan and thanks to him for documenting it publically.

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Weekly Web Harvest for 2021-01-10

VirtualSky Amara – Award-winning Subtitle Editor and Enterprise OfferingsAmara’s award-winning technology enables you to caption and subtitle any video for free. For larger subtitling projects the platform makes it easy to manage teams of translators. And you can always purchase high-quality captions or translations from our passionate team of professional linguists. Fan Is A Tool-Using Animal—dConstruct Conference TalkI’ve read this many times and apparently never bookmarked it. Olympedia – James Snook“. . . at The Ohio State Penitentiary” – at least they are consistent. Bumble removes political filter after use on Capitol rioters – Business InsiderThe dating app Bumble temporarily suspended its political filter in the US after multiple people tweeted about using it to find conservatives who took part in last week’s Capitol insurrection and turn them into law-enforcement authorities. Super Punch: Some sea shanties were elaborate diss tracks; Turning pop songs into sea shanties; Are you on Sea Shanty Tiktok or Driver’s License Tiktok?All kinds of good things. Archivists Are Mining Parler Metadata to Pinpoint Crimes at the CapitolOthers who have managed to get their hands on the Parler data have begun to make lists of videos and photos that have GPS coordinates on Capitol Hill, and have written scripts to pull those videos from the broader dump so people can analyze them. On an IRC chat channel, […]

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Weekly Web Harvest for 2021-01-03

Do You Compute? — Page 4Be a fun display pattern to play with for other time-related projects. h/t Alan Levine TabFSTabFS is a browser extension that mounts your browser tabs as a filesystem on your computer.