On the DLR to Excel centre for MCM Comic-Con with a load of cosplayers. Pretty sure they just announced “next station, Star Labs.”
Speaking to a 13-year-old just now :
"Do you use the web on that [tablet]?"
"You mean do I use the Internet?"
"Uh... Yeah." (like I just asked them "do you breathe air?")
My slides from @firstname.lastname@example.org talk on Progressive Web Apps https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1DwxIOqn7YRKn_XzCrXZHaeS7i1IkgnoroVxIbCqAAiA/edit?usp=drivesdk Play the Power Rangers theme music to yourself as you read it... #fronttrends #PWARangers
Really, Windows? This is a little needy.
Just re-watching a talk I gave almost 3 years ago at @DevTalksRo@twitter.com on the rise of HTTPS, and the influence that the STRINT workshop had on this movement: https://www.w3.org/2014/strint/draft-iab-strint-report.html So much progress has been made since then: https://internethealthreport.org/2018/encrypted-websites-have-become-the-norm/ https://youtu.be/fxVGWQ83bBI?t=6m5s
Today's "inspiring quote of the day" at work (yes, this is a thing): "The world breaks everyone, and afterwards, some are strong at the broken places." (attributed to Ernest Hemingway). Jeez. 😟
Seems like everyone in the Tube is in a particularly pissy mood this morning. Is there some kind of bad juju vortex hovering over London? Maybe I'm just projecting.
#Mastodon v2.4.0 is 🎉 finally out! 🎉
The changelog is long, but here are some highlights:
- Better offline support
- DMs column
- New profile options
- Hide who you follow if you want
- 120% better report UI for mods
- High contrast theme
- Web Push API opened up to app developers! Easy push notifications possible in all apps now
- Performance improvements
- Various fixes and improvements 😋
I'm going to stop meeting people at Starbucks in downtown Seattle. The off-by-one errors are killing me. "No, that Starbucks, the one 50 feet away at the same address..."
My UK political stance is Hard Remain: Schengen, the Euro, bendy buses - the whole shebang. 🇪🇺
Up early and feeling functional today.
About to take in the London premier of @ForEveryoneNet@twitter.com, a film about the invention of the web by @email@example.com Already ran into @firstname.lastname@example.org and @JeniT@twitter.com so this is definitely legit.
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I am normally not a fan of taking jobs for equity on the promise of salary. However, knowing @plinss and knowing something about this team and the project, I can definitely recommend.
See thread on the birdsite: https://twitter.com/plinss/status/998270986020515840?s=20
Re-watched Age of Ultron. It was better than I remembered. Also it was fun piecing together the premonitions of the films that came after.