Got behind again, and have to drop a lot of things I was going to note here. Fewer is better.
Designers and front-end developers tend to treat web rendering as a pixel-perfect graphics runtime; it’s not.
This is pretty extreme even by the standards of surveillance capitalism.
This is business as usual – the simple rule is that everything always gets worse.
Another basic CSS toolkit, focused on simple, good typography. This plus some slim wrappers around grid or flexbox are really all you need.
Good points about the shape of the industry.
Two conflicting articles that should be read together for a good view of where we stand today.
US and International Politics
No such thing as Bernie Bros: Bernie’s approval rates are women 50%, blacks 70%, latinx 55%; men 46%, whites 43% / Boing Boing
It’s primary season again, and the neoliberals are even more out in force now than last time, so this is worth bearing in mind.
The US is a single party state, but with its usual overindulgence, it has two of them.
SC makes national news for being horrible.
Basically if you have an interaction with the cops, and you are carrying cash, be prepared to lose it (especially if you are Black, naturally). I knew civil forfeiture was bad, but I had no idea it was this bad.
South Carolina makes national news again, for being at the forefront of taking regular people’s money to give to rich assholes.
Suburbanites want to destroy wetlands, teacher wants to save it, schoolboard member wants to use it as leverage in a grudge. SC local politics are amazing.
This is one of many valid takes on Blade Runner.
A review of the Queer Eye reboot as a window into the kind of helplessness and incompetence that is produced by masculinity, and the kind of changes to identity that are required to move forward. Laurie Penny is also one of the best writers working in journalism today.