The #GNOME design team wants your feedback for a potential visual refresh of the #GTK default theme: https://blog.gtk.org/2019/01/14/theme-changes-in-gtk-3/ — if you have an application that ships custom CSS, testing is appreciated!
How many more people would reject tracking if it was labeled as such [track me] [don't track me] instead of [accept all] [reject all] and if it was not implied* that you will be kicked out if you don't accept.
*this implication is enhanced by the years of training we had by installers quitting on us if we rejected the EULA.
"If someone mispronounces a word, do not mock them. That means they learned it from reading."
Yeah or the language being spoken is not their first one, or they have any number of neurological or physical or mental illnesses, or they're hard of hearing, or they speak the language with an accent where that is the standard pronunciation, or a million other things and you know what you shouldn't mock anyone for this ever anyway.
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I fucking hate this thing in tech when people preach "accessibility" and "usability" but design EVERYTHING for macOS using San Francisco and require a 4G or better network. Delete the word "accessibility" and "inclusive" from y'all vocab.
Have you observed someone with shaky hands try to use a smartphone? Long press doesn't work, hard press works intermittently. Regular taps sometimes register as something else.
The company who thought more than one (real, tactile, discoverable) mouse button would be too complex and confusing, thought that N different ways to touch a surface was a good idea.
One of the peculiarities of is the lack of text search.
This is actually beneficial! It makes it harder for trolls to search for words or phrases for the purposes of harassment. But the con of this is that it makes it difficult for people to discover your public posts.
That's where hashtags come in! Hashtags are fully searchable/subscribe-able between federated instances, So if you want your art/comics/musings to be seen, hashtags are the best way to reach a specific audience!
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