RT @HJHaldanePhD@twitter.activitypub.actor
FYI: if you're having a committee meeting via Zoom and you use the chat function to privately write to someone, your colleagues may not see it in real time, but it shows up when the chat is downloaded and put in the minutes folder...

Internet Archive offers 1.4 million **copyrighted** books for free online


I donated to the @internetarchive@twitter.com last year, I am not OK with this. Authors need to be compensated.

F this.
RT @sfchronicle
JUST IN: 17-year-old who passed away in California after contracting despite not having any previously reported health conditions was denied treatment because he lacked insurance. trib.al/o5zKe0z

It’s super infuriating seeing those people using the masks wrong (maybe even dangerously wrong) while health care professionals have no masks available.

People touching their phone, then touching their mouths by reaching to it from the bottom, pushing the mask away. INFURIATING.

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RT @EpiKelley@twitter.activitypub.actor
So a lot of people have asked me about cloth masks. I don’t really have a strong opinion about cloth masks. I DO have some rather strong opinions about HOW to wear masks. (1/n)

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RT @shoelaces3@twitter.activitypub.actor
Friends, I learned last night over Zoom drinks that ya'll're baking so much that there's a shortage of yeast?! I, your local frumpy yeast geneticist have come here to tell you this: THERE IS NEVER A SHORTAGE OF YEAST. Here's where I'm a viking. Instructions below.

At LAX. Some people are wearing masks… But most wear them on their chins. I wasn’t aware that the infection is via chin…

RT @CallForCongress@twitter.activitypub.actor
If capitalism is so great, why does it need to be bailed out by socialism every ten years?

RT @jenniferbaer
Hi. I designed some coronavirus travel posters for you. Stay the F* home. Love you all.

Last day in the US. Flying home tomorrow. The area around LAX is empty.

It’s kind of weird to have a quite relaxed vacation amidst a global pandemic but that’s on us picking a quite isolated vacation spot in the first place.

Fingers crossed for a good and healthy return flight.

🧵 Hm. @eleven_ty@twitter.com’s performance leaderboard makes me awfully competitive. I don’t like that 😂

Currently a 99/100 score (rank 131!) and the only thing I probably can do is move CSS inline (which I don’t want) and maybe some server shenanigans (which I’m not good at doing).
RT @eleven_ty@twitter.activitypub.actor
Upping@eleven_ty@twitter.comrmance Leaderboard ante:

Top two sites go into the global site footer 🏆🤪🤓😎

RT @alexlindsay@twitter.activitypub.actor
News from virtual events frontlines...

I’m in 5-6 event calls daily.

In meetings today, all the paid events doubled/tripled in size when they went fully online.

Quote from one meeting: “We didn’t realize how much we were leaving on the table.”

Some are never going back.

RT @FeyNudibranch@twitter.activitypub.actor
Hi friends!

This morning I was a guest on a podcast about the increased importance of community and dev rel roles as the industry adjusts to virtual-only conversations.

This afternoon I was laid off and my role was eliminated.

It’s ironic 🤷🏻‍♀️

RT @WeAreCastria@twitter.activitypub.actor
If you’re stuck at home and you figure now is the time to finally start that new podcast, we can help. Check us out at wearecastria.com

RT @MichaelSocolow@twitter.activitypub.actor
A thread on how anchors like @jaketapper@twitter.com @DavidMuir@twitter.com @NorahODonnell@twitter.com @LesterHoltNBC@twitter.com might revise how they're holding the White House accountable, based on the editorial independence demonstrated by their predecessors in 1979-1980 during the Iran Hostage Crisis (1/7)

RT @yellowled@twitter.activitypub.actor
If you blog about webdev things, PLEASE for the love of Berners-Lee, make your article’s pub date obviously visible or even display a hint if it’s older than, say, 18 months. Shit get’s outdated way too fast in our field.

I hate it when people say technology work like “magic” as it devalues the hard work going into planning and implementing it.
RT @sloandr@twitter.activitypub.actor
+1 The use of the phrase "wizardry", no matter how innocently uttered, also perpetuates the idea that technology works because of inexplicable magic, rather than as a result of robust design and engineering processes twitter.com/hminto/status/1243

I _really_ hope there’s either another shoe to drop (i.e. a way to make SW persistent again) or a reversal of the policy. This seems unintended, but OTOH it feels like it would be exploited by track-friendly devs in the end anyway. *sigh*
RT @grigs@twitter.activitypub.actor
Apple’s attack on service workers

I fully endorse @adactio’s take on this.

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