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Heading back to NL for the summer weekend after next, and I'm looking forward to getting a break from the daily outrage, frustration, sadness, despair, and hopelessness that comes from being in the US hearing the news everyday.
Misinformation campaigns are gaining traction here, while trump becomes ever more delusional and autocratic. I have no confidence that impeachment will happen, regardless of the Mueller investigation outcome. 😟
Web archiving conference coming to Amsterdam.
Cute webpage (you need a certain age to appreciate the cultural ref perhaps)
My organisation bought a new electronic health record from the biggest EHR company and there's something really cool that is totally different from the half dozen systems I've used before: there are multiple sex and gender fields so the medical record can accurately show the patient's preferred name, correct pronoun, medical-care relevant, and organ-specific information. So if I understand right, front end staff will just see correct pronoun. Medical providers can see a flag indicating trans.
"Every Github repo right now #GitHub #GitLab"
When designing a user interface, imagine some old woman using it, say Margaret Hamilton, and she's clicking your app's buttons and saying to you, as old people do,
"Young whippersnapper, when I was your age, I sent 24 people to the ACTUAL MOON with my software in 4K of RAM and here I am clicking your button and it takes ten seconds to load a 50 megabyte video ad and then it crashes
I'm not even ANGRY with you, I'm just disappointed."
I am having the most #ADHD day today. And I'm not scheduled for an ADHD day today, and I didn't forget to take my meds. So why? Ugh 😞
Free posters on the do's and don'ts of designing for accessibility https://accessibility.blog.gov.uk/2016/09/02/dos-and-donts-on-designing-for-accessibility/ #accessibility #a11y #oer #onlinelearning See also https://community.canvaslms.com/groups/accessibility/blog/2018/05/08/how-to-fix-and-prevent-accessibility-issues-in-your-canvas-course
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