📢 I'm working on a prototyping tool. It's made from web components, CSS and a bit of Houdini. It's called Bruck. github.com/Heydon/bruck

The term 'halfwit' is ableist because it refers to people with learning disabilities.

Can I suggest using 'fuckwit' instead? 'Fuck' is indeterminate, but can mean 'fuckery' i.e. bigotry, nonsense, bad ideas. It designates beliefs not abilities, and is therefore not offensive.

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I think this is my favorite piece of guitar music ever. Smoulders gently, then implodes into screeching, wailing oblivion. Makes my soul feel really nice. open.spotify.com/track/4YIVBKX

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@heydon I solved it this way: codepen.io/marcus/pen/ce80f4c4

-> A watcher in the high level component expecting a certain ref in the component. Then putting focus on the element with said ref.

Neotropic is still making records! Fantastic female producer in a post-trip hop/experimental world of white boiz. Her "La Prochaine Fois" is one of my favorite records of all time. open.spotify.com/album/1YMfok7

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Was on book.inclusive-components.desi using the NVDA screen reader.

The reader described the alt text for Pickering's book cover as "a circuit board powering a bright light".

I laughed at myself for missing that entirely and simply thinking "liney lightbulb" the first time I saw it.

@moiety @pori @laura Laura's book really does have everything you're likely to need. It's an accessible (excuse the pun) introduction, but it also has a lot of depth.

@marcus @yatil @scottohara I think you can just add a watcher to the high level component that contains all your routes, like so:

watch:{
$route (to, from){
// focus stuff here
}
}

@marcus @yatil @scottohara This sounds like a good idea. But for maintenance's sake, you should try to manage focus at the router level, rather than per component.

Idea: A Megadeth covers band called Megadeath.

Learning from Wikipedia that Tom Araya is a devout Catholic and believes God is all-loving. Kerry King wishes he had a super power whereby he could burst churches into flames with his mind. It's kind of touching that they've worked together for so long.

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»There's plenty of time to do just the stuff that matters.

Because not a lot of it exists.«

@heydon at Fronteers 2018

Who called it "domestic dogs, cats, gerbils, rabbits, hamsters, rats, monitor lizards, turtles, chinchillas, and guinea pigs" when they meant quadrapets?

@hankchizljaw Wasn't even a service workers issue. Unexpected Other FuckeryTM.

I just learned that Brad Wilk auditioned for Lock Up (Morello's previous band) and was turned down. Imagine passing up having Brad Fucking Wilk as your drummer.

@hankchizljaw Ignore that. I just needed a ./ URL. They don't tell you that :-/

@hankchizljaw Well, turns out this doesn't work so great because of content security policy errors RE relative URLs. Got it working on Github by hard coding the URL...

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