Items tagged internet

How ironic that now I know exactly how to make a good blogging-oriented SSG but don't need one anymore. Oh well, the time will come again.

Tags: internet, programming, updates

Turns out my new journal page is already very popular just a couple of days after coming online. Best decision ever.

On a related note, I got around to mentioning this linklog on my homepage. Let's see if anyone notices.

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Owner of itch.io accuses newly launched alternative w3itch.io of theft

As well as copying another site's UI, w3itch.io is apparently selling games without their creators' consent. Funny how anything related to crypto seems to involve art theft.

Tags: internet, games, business

Some people talk about digital gardens, linklogs and personal wikis. About how to bring back the Geocities-era web without the baggage. Other people instead speak of profiles, feeds and mentions. Choose wisely.

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A modern web payment login process

This is spot-on. Remember when pundits used to promise a future of online payments so seamless as to make brick-and-mortar stores obsolete?

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How proprietary social-medias are shaping the future of Pepper&Carrot

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“I bought a one-way ticket”: Inside Russia’s sudden tech exodus

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Why does Google get internationalization wrong?

I guess it’s “Advanced” to speak something other than English

Tags: internet, language

Wartime Is a Bad Time To Mess With the Internet

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Be a hero: shun NFTs in video games

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That One Time Furries Saved a Library

Tags: internet, books, religion, sexuality, culture, law, politics

‘NFTs are a scam,’ says indie game store Itch.io

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Survey Says Developers Are Definitely Not Interested In Crypto Or NFTs

'How this hasn’t been identified as a pyramid scheme is beyond me' Oh, but it has been.

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Why I Broke Up with Firefox

Mozilla’s decision to allow people to donate to them in cryptocurrency really turned me off.

Tags: internet, business, environment

Netflix Lost $50 Billion in Value Overnight

Wall Street is freaking out about the streaming giant’s growth prospects

Tags: internet, movies, business

DSA: EU Parliament Vote Ensures a Free Internet, But a Final Regulation Must Add Stronger Privacy Protections

Tags: europe, internet, law

Media Websites: 70% of the Carbon Footprint Caused by Ads and Stats

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Remembering Aaron Swartz, who died on this day, a victim of the copyright system

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Who runs the internet? Furries

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UN Human Rights Committee Criticizes Germany’s NetzDG for Letting Social Media Platforms Police Online Speech

Then again, this is Germany we're talking about. You know, where anyone who publishes one word online has to display their name and address for everyone to see. In other words, to self-doxx. Welcome to European democracy.

Tags: germany, internet, law

Come to think of it, microformats are invisible metadata (exactly what they claim not to be), and putting them inline only makes them harder to extract, not to mention a mess.

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Black cosplayers are tired of being told who they can and can’t portray

Tags: internet, media, representation

Social media companies kept banning pictures of ‘explicit’ art. So, Vienna museums will now post on OnlyFans.

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.io considered harmful

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Free Software NOT as in `free speech,` NOR as in `free beer`

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https://b2evolution.net/

Turns out b2evolution is now a complete social networking app, and looks really nice. Large, but clear and easy to figure out. Edit: also fast. Too bad it's basically abandoned.

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Just completed my periodic survey of the flat-file CMS market. FlatPress is a decent option I missed so far. Kind of dusty and creaky, but usable. Bludit is still unbeatable.

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Over 700,000 paintings from the Rijksmuseum online copyright free

Tags: internet, art

RIAA’s YouTube-DL Takedown Ticks Off Developers and GitHub’s CEO

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US demands social media details from visa applicants

Tags: internet, law, america

Anti vax movement: Russian trolls fueled anti-vaccination debate in U.S. by spreading misinformation on Twitter, study finds

Tags: america, health, politics, internet

This Man Bought a Far-Right Group’s Domain and Made a Furry Dating Site

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Infographic: 4 Ways the Internet is Making Kids Smarter

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Hamlet is Banned

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Sorry, publishing that information is illegal in France – even more so if you publish it electronically

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The School-Less Revolution: Free Online Courses Being Considered For College Credit

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