WebAuthn; A better alternative for securing our sensitive information online
I’ve mixed feelings about this — but tbh, I am not in the lease qualified to opine one way or the other. That being said, I’m really digging the
Video of a Japanese Space Probe Touching Down on an Asteroid
While I was struggling get some react and an API to cooperate other people were landing a probe on an asteroid.
The Geography of America’s Mobile and ‘Stuck,’ Mapped
The United States is facing a new class distinction: those who are mobile across state lines, and those who are stuck.
I catch myself (panicked) thinking about this a lot in the context of climate change, wondering where we should live if we are going to be stuck there.
Technical communication is particularly hard for newcomers
One of the key components to good technical communication is the right amount of context.
Cache-Control for Civilians
One of the most common and effective ways to manage the caching of your assets is via the
Cache-ControlHTTP header. This header applies to individual assets, meaning everything on our pages can have a very bespoke and granular cache policy. The amount of control we’re granted makes for very intricate and powerful caching strategies.
Handy dandy skip to point link
The Growing Complexity Of Developing Websites and the Growing Ease Of Using Site Builders
The downside of this change is that it’s becoming more difficult for someone new (particular on the design side) to enter the field. The barrier for entry is increasing as the requirements are growing more complex.
I think this is spot on — something that I believe is missing from this conversation, however, is that raising the barrier for entry also runs the risk of making the community even more homogenous.
The Great Divide
Very much in-line with the previous entry:
The divide is between people who self-identify as a (or have the job title of) front-end developer, yet have divergent skill sets.
This article is nice in that it spells out a solution, and offers some guidance for how best to talk about the work of front-end development…and points out that front-end development can mean a lot of different things to a different people.
An exercise in progressive enhancement
Making Things Better: Redefining the Technical Possibilities of CSS by Rachel Andrew
A CSS tech-talk liveblog,
CSS tries to avoid data loss.
Writing in Emacs
A nice little assortment of packages for writing words inside of emacs. I’ll also take this as an opportunity to plug my homespun config that I’m still really digging: tilde.el
Code hidden in Stone Age art may be the root of human writing
Climate crisis and a betrayed generation
Leading to ⤵️
The Servant Economy
West Marches: Running Your Own
Zelda Breath of the Wild meets table top gaming! An open world, sandbox style RP is something I’ve always wanted to try…maybe set on the high seas! 🏴☠️
Check out all these historical Jolly Roger flags from wikipedia
Shout out to the best from the collection, Jacquotte Delahaye’s “Back From the Dead Red” flag