Weekly Web Harvest for 2020-11-15
- Under-Engineered Responsive Tables | Adrian Roselli
- Back/forward cache
Back/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 | Medium
QAnon 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 viewer
Diva.js is a web-based document viewer optimized for high-resolution image collections.