Just published my 2nd blog post in all of 2018. 😱 At least it’s genuinely new research. 😉
RT @email@example.com: How fast are domains in Germany? We analyzed 300 Domains for loading speed with @ChromeUXReport@twitter.com data and published the leaderboards on ThinkWithGoogle (https://bit.ly/2QasgTp)
Congratz @Zalando_Press@twitter.com @ZalandoTech@twitter.com for delivering a very fast experience to your customers <3
Had a conversation about latency & data centers which made me realize that we can track predicted fallout zones from Global Warming by the locations of newly planned data centers & how much effort and infrastructure is put into NOT having a new data center where it would be easy to build today. In that context: Sorry, Amsterdam.
New blog post: "Scrolling the main document is better for performance, accessibility, and usability" https://nolanlawson.com/2018/11/18/scrolling-the-main-document-is-better-for-performance-accessibility-and-usability/
Shout-out to to @sorin for inspiring this post!
We are happy to announce that we are finished basic federation support and will be merging it along with several new features this week.
It may take a few more weeks to iron out all the bugs, but we are confident from the tests we have done that it is ready for production use!
Installed Spotify to finally understand what the fuzz is about. Freaked out by the Consumerist view on music (e.g. "Coffe House / Happy Evening / Workout"). The concept of an album is being is being replaced with digestable soundtracks for the average life.
That didn't make me uninstall it (convenience always wins!) What made me uninstall it was its consumption of ~300MB of my 1GB/month Mobile data plan within a few short days while I ONLY played music from Spotify while at home with WiFi.
Questions to folks who know their way around PWAs & ServiceWorkers:
1) what common request patterns that SW might do would cause 304 Not Modified (if the asset being requested is in fact not modified obviously)
2) how could a PWA break if 304s from origin server are not coming (e.g. server down)?
NOT asking for a friend.
Income inequality and housing crisis in numbers Show more
The average net income of a German household is ~2.000,-€/month. The average net income of a German household taking on a mortgage to buy a place to live in is ~4.000,-€/month.
Real estate prices and related mortgage sizes in Germany rise by >10% per year. The average German household income rises by <3% per year.
Finished #Koelnmarathon's half-marathon in exactly 2h (new PR). Very proud & Zen moment for me, especially after all that went wrong in preparation in the past 3 weeks.
Apparently, using Amazon Prime means that Amazon hides shipping costs and pockets them when ordering more than one item of the same product (see screenshot).
Quick win for everyone: don't use Amazon Prime when buying more than one item of the same product from external shops listed on Amazon.
Lesson for myself: stop using Amazon.
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