If you are planning to attend WisCon http://wiscon.net/ (May 22-25, Madison, Wisconsin, USA) -- or even if you aren't! -- you can suggest ideas for people to talk about. Suggestion deadline: 19 Jan. Throw around ideas in this discussion:
Everyone who sees “Soleimani,” on the screen, hears “Solomani” in their heads, then flashes back to playing Traveler back in the 1980s: I see you. https://wiki.travellerrpg.com/Solomani
High church JS: React
Low church JS: Vue
COOL NEWS: As part of my annual New Year's Day portfolio update, I've re-uploaded EILEEN QUINN. It's now free to read in its entirety, for good this time! http://irisjay.net/index.php/eileen/
I’m giving a talk at FOSDEM in Brussels on Feburary 2nd.
I’ll describe how and why we’ve changed how we release features in Firefox.
Did you know that we’re shipping Firefox every four weeks now? https://fosdem.org/2020/schedule/event/how_firefox_upholds_its_values/
App-ification gripes and opinions
Same thing goes with all those web 2.0 sites that are programs that run in your browser
A web 1.0 site that's a big ol' wall o' links to files is often way more useful
The real Y2K story was getting people to share information with others about affected systems. https://www.newyorker.com/tech/annals-of-technology/when-russia-and-america-cooperated-to-avert-a-y2k-apocalypse
We stand on guard for Pikachu: how the Canadian Armed Forces responded to Pokémon trainers coming on base. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/pokemon-canada-military-bases-1.5393774
Learning how to live in community from cats. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jHGPf28vqEs
On top of unit tests, functional tests, integration tests, and static analysis, you need a linter. Tom Scott illustrates with the story of a date string format error. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D3jxx8Yyw1c
Monstrous queer woman who helps make web browsers.
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