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CSS Grid Support - Edge now has it, too

Yes! I cannot think of another new spec that has landed in all major browsers in under one year. Over at A List Apart is a very interesting article on the history of the CSS Grid and by whom and how it was made possible.

On October 17th, Microsoft’s Edge browser shipped its implementation of CSS Grid. This is a milestone for a number of reasons. First, it means that all major browsers now support this incredible layout tool. Second, it means that all major browsers rolled out their implementations in a single year(!), a terrific example of


Going rogue - Jeremy Keith

now we’re into slippery slopes and glass houses. One person might draw the line at creating a Muslim registry. Someone else might draw the line at including any kind of invasive tracking script on a website. Someone else again might decide that the line is crossed by including Google Analytics. It’s moral relativism all the way down. But that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t draw lines. Of course it’s hard to live in an ideal state of ethical purity—from the clothes we wear to the food we eat to the electricity we use—but a muddy battleground is still capable


We've come a long way, baby

Logical map of Arpanet, May 1973 by Paul Newbury

This morning this picture was shared across my Twitter timeline:

It is the logical map of complete 'internet' in 1973, created by Paul Newbury, whose son David (@workergnome) recently shared it on Twitter.

Wow, the Arpanet fitted on one single sheet of paper a few decades ago. :)

Reminds me again how 'new' this webfangled thing still is that since has become such a large part of our lives.

Frankfurt, 1935

Gerade über Bande in meinem Sozialen Netz aufgetaucht: Filmaufnahmen aus der Zeit, bevor der Weltenbrand auch die Frankfurter Altstadt vernichtete

direct altstadt/neustadt

Besonders berühren mich die Aufnahmen des 'modernen Frankfurt', der Siedlungen unter der Planung von Ernst May - immerhin habe ich fast zehn Jahre in der 'Römerstadt' gewohnt, und es ist schon strange, die fast identischen Fassaden mit Automobilen davo zu sehen, die man aus den Dick und Doof Filmen kennt…

Common Statement by the Foreign Ministers of Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Luxemburg and the Netherlands, 25/06/2016

Since its creation in 1957 by the six founding Members, the EU has gone a long and successful way. It has reunited Eastern and Western Europe and it has brought about the longest period of peace on our continent in modern times. […]
We express our confidence in our common European future.auswaertiges-amt.de

Nützliche Befehle rund um die Bash History

Luckily, the bash shell has some fairly well-developed history functions. Learning how to affectively use and manipulate your bash history will allow you to spend less time typing and more time getting actual work done. digitalocean.com