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WordPress 5.3.1 Security and Maintenance Release

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The Press of the US - The Smiths*

Did I say that my twitter timeline is on fire? It most definitely is .@pattonoswalt made a tweet that showed Trump’s handwritten notes and the caption was simply “Morrissey voice:”. Needless to say, I got inspired and put WAY to much effort into this. pic.twitter.com/heOiOhl90P — RuPaul Giamatti (@BenJamminAsh) November 21, 2019 * not really


I want no quid pro quo - Ramones*

My twitter timeline is on fire: somebody on twitter today: trump's weird hand-scrawled denial today sounds like a ramones song. me: pic.twitter.com/mynZjx0E0M — Alex Kliment (@SaoSasha) November 21, 2019 Background here. __ * not really


WordPress 5.2.4 Security Update

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2050: The Fight For Earth - Bill McKibben | time.com

How the earth would look in 2050 if we solved climate change - What if the US came around and acted swiftly on climate change?


Simplicity (II) - Bastian Allgeier

Bastian reflects on a topic that's very close to (my) home -- the supposedly unavoidable Tooliganismn that is involved with working on the "modern" web.


React - Charlie Owen

Please read this post on why there's not only a problem with this popular JS framework, but how it actually hurts 'the web' (that was, as Charlie put it). It echoes my stance and resentiment against all client-side only JS 'app'ification, and that is even without the meta aspects about society and representation that Charly…


You Pay (Or Maybe You Don’t) - Heydon Pickering

Aside from the fact that Heydon and Andy have published a very interesting work regarding the art of (writing less) CSS "Every Layout" - and want to get paid for the value this will bring to your arsenal - this blog post is a very good read.


Using Framework Powers For Good - Marcus Herrmann

Marcus has compiled a great collection of ways how (js) frameworks, which are often blamed for being responsible for unaccessible sites, can actually help in getting things right, a11y-wise.


Status as a Service - Eugene Wei

A very interesting article by @eugenewei about social capital and how social networks tap into our need to compete and feel somewhat better than the rest.


Can “Indie” Social Media Save Us? – Cal Newport, The New Yorker

A nice article about the IndieWeb, published on a paywalled site ("you have three articles left this month") 🤷🏼‍♂️. I find it a bit too focussed on servers and social media platforms, but with the right angle about 'engineered adictiveness'.


This is the end of the web as we know it

… and I don't feel fine. die anstehende beschlossene Urheberrechtsreform der EU; die geplante "EU-Verordnung zur Verhinderung der Verbreitung terroristischer Online-Inhalte", und mal ein paar Newsmeldungen der letzten Tage: Official EU Agencies Falsely Report More Than 550 Archive.org URLs as Terrorist Content: Österreich plant Bundesgesetz über Sorgfalt und Verantwortung im Netz (SVN-G): Das russische Parlament…