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From Smashing Magazine: "We felt the information in Léonie Watson's Smashing Members' webinar was so important that we decided to make it available to everyone in our community. So here's 1 hour and 12 minutes on how a screen reader user surfs the web"

Speaking of next level shit... To save the sound of Stradivarius violins forever, they brought in master luthiers, and recorded every note one at a time. Every transition. Every sound you could make. And now there's a database so one could craft new music with Stradivarius violins without owning one.

But the truly next level shit in here is that they shut down and put the cone of silence down around the recording studio so the street noise wouldn't fuck with the recordings.

[FR] Gaming, YouTube

Enfin terminé une grosse passe de lisibilité sur ma chaîne : toutes les miniatures ont été refaites, tous les titres ont été refaits ; l'objectif est de pouvoir plus facilement s'y retrouver et je pense qu'il est atteint.

Du coup si des vidéos de jeux commentées sur un ton bien plus calme que la norme YouTube vous intéressent c'est par là :

#Freedom in the World 2019: #Democracy in Retreat | Freedom House -

We're not just leaving our kids a crappy planet, but also making it increasingly more unjust.


Libertarians attempting to do irony, but proposing a good idea instead:

(Good morning.)

The Big 1.0. – Riot

Riot, the default and most mature client for #Matrix just hit 1.0, with a huge redesign <3 If you have ever checked Riot before, but didn't like the looks - please give it another try! If you haven't tried it but like things like, dunno, #Slack for example, have a try and you might be pleasantly surprised.

#Opensource #decentralized chat and team tool with a no compromises #UI <3

So this is it... The last ten physical copies of Electric Pawer.

Thanks you all, you are all amazing people :amaze: 😭 <3

(If you haven't one yet, or if you just want to support me, go at to grab yours. Maybe I'll redo reprints in the future? Dunno.)

"Google URL Shortener, also known as, was a URL shortening service offered by Google." Did you see the word "was"?

"DOOM: Behind the Music", a talk at GDC by Mick Gordon, composer of the quite awesome soundtrack for the 2016 version of Doom.

Not too nerdy, so you can enjoy it even if you're not a sound designer.

i've had this image open in a tab since monday because it's such a relatable mood

* gets an empty mail *
* scratches head *
* tries different mail clients *
Third one's a charm: it's a vCal file sent as alternate body, with an empty (and invalid) HTML alternative, and no plaintext alternative. Of course this is sent from Microsoft Exchange.

- The rich get richer and the poor gets poorer
- Hooray for capitalism
- Well communism is no better
- Vietnam and Laos have a better Gini index than the US
- Meh

Pretty much any conversation on that topic.

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