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The unreasonable effectiveness of simple HTML

I've told this story at conferences - but due to the general situation I thought I'd retell it here.

A few years ago I was doing policy research in a housing benefits office in London. They are singularly unlovely places. The walls are brightened up with posters offering helpful services for people fleeing domestic violen

shkspr.mobi/blog/2021/01/the-u

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If you've seen Little Fires Everywhere, then definitely read the book too.
Such a different perspective on the characters - the TV show almost felt like a different story.

Just learning about the protocol for the first time. I’m in love. Super exciting, so much nostalgia for the bloat-free early web from my teens gemini.circumlunar.space

I will never understand how my puppy always just *knows* when we’re about to go for a walk - even if it’s a different time every day.

Is it the way I stand up from my desk? Or other visual/auditory cues? Who knows πŸ€”

Trying to slowly wean myself off WhatsApp. Currently limited to twice a day mainly to get updated on group chats

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β€œWe had to go up to the boardroom and explain to Steve Jobs and Jony Ive that you cannot put radio waves through metal. And it was not an easy explanation.” Great history here for the iPhone’s 14th birthday (yesterday).
nytimes.com/2013/10/06/magazin

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The Way (2010): Donald Trump embarks on a 800km pilgrimage across the north of Spain

January is dreary enough *without* making it dry

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