It’s funny — people are saying so much about the #indieweb/federated social web not being a “Facebook Killer”, and yet it’s killed my usage of FB beyond occasional passive consumption.
So, implementors: build stuff which kills your own FB usage before trying to kill facebook.
What we refer to as “culture” is actually just a bunch of recursively nested in–jokes #latenightthoughts
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My favourite recurring overheard phrase here at Vísar is “We don’t know what five is”
Tantek Çelik cute :) And nicely done object fallback — I’m guessing that is immediately one of the more accessible comics on the web right now.
Using hand built circuitry I was able to turn my sister into a fully functioning theremin, the idea being that eventually the equipment could be used by dancers to create music that relies entirely on choreography and body movement to generate sound as they dance. In this way the visual performance and the audio become intrinsically linked and thus the viewer is able to ‘see’ the sound as it is created.
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Laurent Eschenauer seriously?! Okay, your homework for tonight is to go through every XKCD strip and read the hover text ;)
Aaron Parecki gotta love XKCD :)
sandeepshetty hm, I'd actually say push based systems are super useful (certainly I have personal use cases which are too big for me to want to poll) but PuSH is way too complicated. It’s actually something I’m working on improving, as you did with Pingback => webfinger
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One #ux fail I’m seeing more and more is the “we’ve got a different version of this site for your locality! Would you like to go to it?” whole-page overlay on permalink pages. So many problems:
#django tip: if you come across weird inconsistencies between apps when trying to serve static files in dev, run with
runserver --insecure even if you have DEBUG=True
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