This Week in Browsing #010

https://www.nocode.tech/Solid resource site with tools and tutorials for “doing” tech without knowing how to code. “It is unquestionably a bad thing that we carry out much of our online lives within a data-mining apparatus that sells influence to the highest bidder.” – Adrian Chen: “Cambridge Analytica and Our Lives Inside the Surveillance Machine“ Most of … Read more

Dear New Yorker, and All Website Owners With Popups

This is not how you get me to subscribe. Holy overlays, batman! First, we have both a top and bottom pop-up. And that narrow space in the center? That’s not even the content from the article. It’s an ad. One that auto-plays. Horrible. Here, learn something about accessibility and usability. Okay, I’m going to close … Read more

Oooohh Shiny

The pace of technology is extreme and accelerating. I have never considered myself a coder or developer. I am an applier of technology. Early in life, I explored bleeding-edge technologies as they rolled out. I was curious. I wanted to learn all about these new tools. As I grew in my career, I continued to … Read more

This Week in Browsing #009

Kurt Vonnegut’s Eight Rules for Writing a Short Story Deadwood, the Movie Yes! This show deserved many more seasons. “Every once in a while it’s a lot, but if I don’t feel overwhelmed and I feel like we have enough time to do everything, then yeah, I find it really stimulating and invigorating. I’m pretty … Read more

Cleanup

Sitting at the library. Spent the afternoon Force-quitting Safari and Firefox to close about 100 browser tabs that I’ll restore when I restart those apps later this week. Working through Chrome now. Been at it for over an hour. 174 tabs remain. One hundred and seventy-four! Even for me, that is shockingly high. (I found … Read more