Linking 🌍

URL are extraordinary

When I see something I’d like to share quickly. It’s definitively here.

Browser Fingerprinting - Master thesis

Since the IP address is basically a subset of the fingerprint, browser fingerprints can be considered personal data, and GDPR also applies to them. This means, in short, that websites have to ask for explicit user consent prior to collecting and storing their browser fingerprint.

🌍 http://virpo.sk/browser-fingerprinting-hraska-diploma-thesis.pdf

Was the Automotive Era a Terrible Mistake?

For a century, we’ve loved our cars. They haven’t loved us back. Nice long read!

🌍 https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2019/07/29/was-the-automotive-era-a-terrible- …

Chaos Design: Before the robots take our jobs, can we please get them to help us do some good work?

What if for random 1 to 2 hour intervals your display only showed the mobile version - or what it looked like on a large display? An essential read about how little control we have on design

🌍 http://mrmrs.cc/writing/chaos-design/

Consistency in Design is the Wrong Approach by Jared M. Spool

When you think about consistency, you’re thinking about the product. When you’re thinking about current knowledge, you’re thinking about the user.

🌍 https://medium.com/@jmspool/consistency-in-design-is-the-wrong-approach-3cfbc87a …

Designing For Users Across Cultures: An Interview With Jenny Shen

L10n and I18n related interview - how we can approach localizing and internationalizing our websites, over and above simply offering a translation of the material.

🌍 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2019/05/designing-users-across-cultures-intervi …

the Origins of Opera and the Future of Programming

Jessica Kerr looking at collective problem solving in music, art, science, and software. How it happen over the years and especially from the sixteenth century

🌍 https://the-composition.com/the-origins-of-opera-and-the-future-of-programming-b …

Creating some slack

A household is a miniature ecosystem with inputs, outputs and flows thinking like this can make life a whole lot better

🌍 https://aeon.co/essays/households-are-mini-economies-that-need-slack-to-be-produ …

Why Doctors Hate Their Computers

Good story and analyse on how real life interactions are taken apart with computers

🌍 https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2018/11/12/why-doctors-hate-their-computers

Control--Panel

A collection of control panels photos

🌍 http://control--panel.com/

Infused design with Jared Spool - UX Podcast

Always nice hearing from Jared about design and designer roles

🌍 https://uxpodcast.com/195-infused-design-jared-spool/

Taking PHP Seriously

Slack uses PHP for most of its server-side application logic, which is an unusual choice these days. Why did we choose to build a new project in this language? Should you?

🌍 https://slack.engineering/taking-php-seriously-cf7a60065329

I don’t care what Airbnb is doing. (And neither should you.)

A presentation at Refresh Conference in October 2018 in Groningen, Netherlands by Stephen Hay

🌍 https://noti.st/stephenhay/nLABeP

Cabal

p2p chat using dat protocol

🌍 https://cabal-club.github.io/

Tutorial on dat://

Nice guide to learn dat API worth checking out

🌍 https://try-dat.com/01-install.html

How the Enlightenment Ends

When KISSINGER says it's dangerous, better reading and thinking about it.

🌍 https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2018/06/henry-kissinger-ai-could-me …