1. The internet used to be a weird funny place, and a lot more people just hacked stuff together. Can we get that back? https://jarredsumner.com/codeblog/

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  2. Sometimes I wonder if any other profession fights as much as developers. You think bakers frequently get into arguments on how everybody “is doing flour wrong”?

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  3. “Called ‘a map of deadbeat debtors’, this app allows users to find out whether there are any people in debt within 500 meters.” … China is really running with every dystopian idea they can find. http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/a/201901/16/WS5c3edfb8a3106c65c34e4d75.html

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  4. Using CSS to track user data: https://www.templarbit.com/blog/2018/03/20/tracking-users-with-css/ - once again proving that any technology can and will be exploited for bad intentions.

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  5. Support for CSS Custom Properties is really good, so I want to start using them more! I’m getting my feet wet by building a dark mode for my blog - looks good! (click the 🌙 in footer to switch)

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  6. Very interesting post about the privacy implications of indieweb techniques, especially backfeeding. TBH I hadn’t thought about that yet. 🤔 https://sebastiangreger.net/2018/05/indieweb-privacy-challenge-webmentions-backfeeds-gdpr/

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  7. I did some housekeeping over the holidays and ported my website to Eleventy! The previous version was based on Jekyll - which is fine but got a bit slow, and since I don’t know Ruby, the generator was always a bit of a mystery to me. Eleventy runs on node / Javascript, so I have more control over whats going on.

    I have also switched to Netlify for hosting - it’s super developer friendly and makes a lot of difficult tasks just work out of the box. Loving it so far!

    I have some ideas for the notes section, the webmentions and a few other #indieweb features I’d like to explore, but for now I’m pretty happy with how the site turned out.

    As always, the source code is public on Github, if anyone is interested in the specifics. 😉

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  8. A spin on atomic design: “component based design”, by @weareheavyweight
    https://medium.com/@wereheavyweight/how-were-using-component-based-design-5f9e3176babb

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  9. “Woodpecker tongues are over a foot long and wrap around the bird’s brain to protect it from TBI while pecking”. whaaat 😶

    A curving complex of cartilage and bone within a woodpecker’s head permits the bird to extend and store its exceptionally long tongue. Illustration by Denise Takahashi.

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  10. The Power of Web Components - Mozilla Hacks

    A nice overview of the current state of standardized web components. Keeping an eye on this…

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