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@meena yeah if you're measuring market share using Google Analytics both Firefox and Linux will be underreported

Published a new study: 58% of Hacker News, Reddit and tech-savvy audiences block Google Analytics

Today: Had to to wear my FFP2/N95 mask over my FFP3/N99 mask (with a charcoal filter layer) so I *could* breathe (and try to avoid a serious allergen trigger), all while listening to someone complain about how they "can't breathe" through their flimsy surgeon-like mask...

bitter ramblings 

Pretty selfishly angry of me, but... You know? Someone should make a completely audio-based OS. Then when some sightling comes around asking for visuals because they're a graphic designer who loves your OS, just say "well you put it in because its for your needs and depends entirely on you. I mean, be the change you want the see in the world you user." I shouldn't keep thinking like this but my goodness it feels good after a long hard mentally and emotionally draining day at work.

Golden. This site demonstrates the experience the average website offers us today. Know that with e.g. Firefox and a decent ad-blocker such as uBlock Origin you can avoid most of that, zap annoying dialogs and experience a mostly ad-free internet.

Internet is a place where:

People sharing corporation's "property" is compared to attacking ships (piracy)

Corporations sharing between them user's data is "respecting their privacy" and "improving their services"


Didn't think I could hurt a shoulder this badly while smooshing a mosquito. 🤷

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OK. This is quite technical. But TL;DR - the neural hash system #Apple uses for their CSAM detection has been confronted with its first possible collision by some good hackers. This dog might be marked by the system as suspicious. Ouch. Issue 1 at

Here's the article about `accent-color`; it's super neat:

There's also `color-scheme` which is nice for getting the right dark-on-light or light-on-dark theme for built-in components like <select>:

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The new `accent-color` CSS property is one the most magical new web features I've seen recently, especially in terms of bang-for-the-buck.

I can add one line of code to each theme's CSS, and the checkboxes and radio buttons automatically get the right accent color. It's easiest to see in this Pinafore UI; check out how the radio buttons change color.

Electron is an inefficient and inappropriate way to present an application, he explained by way of a blog post split into 43 separate tweets.

Under appreciated facts:

* Context switching is very expensive for computers. It causes them to synchronize their CPU caches to main memory

* Context switching is very expensive for humans. It causes them to empty their mental cache

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