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The indieweb privacy challenge (webmentions, silo backfeeds, and the GDPR) - Sebastian Greger

A thorough article on the current challenges, technically and ethically, regarding the use of elsewhere published public data that can be regarded as 'personal data' in the GDPR/DSGVO sense. Data that will be published for example by pulling in likes, shares and comments posted on Twitter here in my blog, as 'reactions' alongside with 'real'…


The Illusion of Control in Web Design - Aaron Gustafson

Recognizing all of the ways our carefully-crafted experiences can be rendered unusable can be more than a little disheartening. No one likes to spend their time thinking about failure. So don’t. Don’t focus on all of the bad things you can’t control. Focus on what you can control. Start simply. Code defensively. User-test the heck…


From hexcodes to eyeballs

A great article diving into the maths and physics of colour reception and reproduction. … an exploration of electromagnetic radiation, optical biology, colorimetry, and display hardware … jamie-wong.com


DWNTLETSIEB* revisited

No, websites do not need to look exactly the same in every browser, but while styling a details/summary element recently, I thought I had found smart way to make the default "open/closed" markers behave visually a bit nicer without resorting to re-invent several wheels and hacking my way with "::before" contents: .acc-trigger { list-style-type: none;…


Let there be Web

(to the tune of AC/DC's Let There be Rock): Let there be TCP/IP and there was TCP/IP Let there be HTML and there was HTML Let there be CSS and there was CSS Let there be JS and there was JS Let there be Web And it came to pass That the Web was born…


Syndicate some Blogposts from WordPress to Kirby with the REST API

New year, old problems, new Website -- this was my reasoning during the christmas holidays, and so I decided to completly wipe my "About me" website, making it a simple hub of my diverse activities and interests instead of the old "hey, look how cool experienced I am, come work with me and give me…


The Laws of UX

A very neat collection of (web) design principles , such as "Jacob's Law": "Users spend most of their time on other sites. This means that users prefer your site to work the same way as all the other sites they already know." Laws of UX is a collection of the key maxims that designers must…


Matthias Ott: Saving your web workflows with prototyping

Oh, Matthias did it again: Publishing one of his thorough articles on the challenges of designing/working with "the web". It is again one of those articles that I'd wished to have written myself, because it echoes my thoughts (and my frustration) about the unfitting ways I am forced to work in when I'm doing client…


Learnui.design: The HSB Color System: A Practicioner's Primer

We’re going to cover what H, S, and B are, and then I’m going to tell you about why this is the single-best color system in wide usage, plus some intricacies of using it in day-to-day digital design. learnui.design


Washington Monthly: How to Fix Facebook—Before It Fixes Us

(…) Algorithms that maximize attention give an advantage to negative messages. People tend to react more to inputs that land low on the brainstem. Fear and anger produce a lot more engagement and sharing than joy. The result is that the algorithms favor sensational content over substance. Of course, this has always been true for…


Wired: Facebook bug could have let advertisers get your phone number

Facebook tells users that giving the company their mobile phone number will help keep their account secure. Until a few weeks ago, however, the social network’s self-service ad-targeting tools could be massaged into revealing a Facebook user’s cellphone number from their email address. The same flaw made it possible to collect phone numbers for Facebook…


Jeremy Keith - Building Blocks of the Indie Web @ View Source Conf

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