I’ve had content warnings in my browser when trying to access Flickr and Tumblr in the past few days. Looks like Verizon has been doing a great job. 👍
Don’t feed the trolls.
– Priveleged Person From A Position Of Safety
Emoji thumbs-up > Facebook thumbs-up
Turns Out™ … April has been infrastructure month. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
One of the goals for my work on the web is to make things as simple as possible as often as possible. This post on inessential is a great example of the spirit with which I am attempting to operate. Thanks, @brentsimmons!
I had no idea there was a (seemingly) robust open source, self-hosted URL shortener.
Many nerds like to shit on the official Twitter app for being an abomination, mainly due to the algorithmic timeline, but the truth is Twitter’s iOS client is worlds better than Tweetbot for accessibility.
3rd vet appointment in a month. Phew!
It works fine for me.
– Apple Defenders
This is the stuff I’ll miss about Twitter.
I wonder if the furore over “Electron is the new Native” is mostly a Mac issue. I have a bunch of apps on my Windows machine and I think some of them are native; I know for sure some are not and I don’t have problems with them. Maybe I’m using my computer wrong? ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
… revenues rose to $11.9bn in the first three months of the year, compared to $8bn previously.
The Pink Lady Food Photography competition has its winners and they are all just brilliant.
Curiosity In Motion
The ramp up to I/O continues apace. It’s about time they released this as a stand-alone app, separate from Calendar. Although integration with email would be good, assuming it’s not included.
In the last few years, Google has also made emoji worker characters less gender specific and included a range of skin tone options. Some believe those changes, like the water pistol, were politically motivated.
Home Screen: April, 2018
- New podcast functionality in Search and Assistant.
- Podcasts can be played directly from search results, and accessed across multiple devices.
- Subscriptions and downloads can also be managed within the Google app.