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2021-02-15: A court in Germany has ruled against the use of dark patterns in tracking consent banners: …

2021-02-15: Handling a winter storm Some words of advice I just shared to my colleagues in Austin who have a winter storm they don’t …

2021-02-12: Working with US colleagues from Europe: They: “Oh, I woke up and many todos are already done, how …

2021-01-29: About to prepare a 4 hour accessibility crash course for the #cos20 students. Anyone had a great …

2021-01-29: TIL: ⨉ is the n-ary times operator (and will be announced like that by screen readers) — what I …

2021-01-28: A client asked yesterday about how to label a TinyMCE text field so that it meets WACG 2.0/2.1. I …

2021-01-21: Utterly failed to dooomscroll this morning. Guess I need to change my routines now. Thanks …

2021-01-16: Calculated how long we’re self-isolating, just out of curiousity, and we have not left the house for …

2021-01-15: In good tradition of forgetting anniversaries, @ScreenOrigami and I forgot that we founded outline …

2021-01-15: Me: “Please add empty alt attributes to the remaining images that are decorative.” They: “Here, we …

2021-01-11: Why do people keep putting <button> elements inside of <a> elements? Such an easy to …

2021-01-10: I have published a new video on my YouTube channel: Three quick tips to achieve your 2021 …

2021-01-03: How do people share their Letterboxd reviews to here? Is there an RSS feed somewhere?

2021-01-02: With two posts on my (main) blog in 2021, I’m already at 40% of last year‘s output.

2021-01-01: Happy New Year! 🎇 Fun fact (because watching old German pop music on TV is tradition here): In 70s …

2020-12-28: I started to work my way through Apple’s SwiftUI Tutorial. Not that I plan to do anything concrete …

2020-12-28: I think it would be great for discovery if the /following pages had information from the about box. …

2020-12-20: Enjoyed this post from @colly pointing out what makes personal websites great and why there is a …

2020-12-19: Especially if you’re not used to work from home: Take time off. Like off-off. If you’re staying in …

2020-12-18: Me: “Hey internet, how do I do X in PHP.” The internet: “Here’s how to do it in Python.” Me: “Haha, …

2020-12-14: A few Google alternatives: Search: DuckDuckGo Mail: Mailbox.org/Fastmail Maps: DuckDuckGo Maps …

2020-12-13: I generally like the venue in Milton Keynes for #Snooker, but darn that ongoing hum is headache …

2020-12-13: Really looking forward to the Selby/O’Sullivan #Snooker Scottish Open final today (2pm/8pm Central …

2020-12-09: I learned something today: console.log does not work in PHP – as I had expected. console.log does …

2020-12-07: Of course, the one time I need an IE11/Win8 virtualization, it is broken beyond repair. And back to …

2020-12-07: What an intense #snooker UK Championship final. Super close all the way! 🎱

2020-12-06: Super tense first frame of the evening session in the UK Championship & I was messing around …

2020-12-06: Hi @Burk, can I suggest 🦾 for an “Accessibility” tagmoji? 😃 I would love to foster the #a11y …

2020-12-06: Star Wars: The Clone Wars Started watching The Clone Wars, the animated Star Wars series that tells an extended story during …

2020-11-30: Happy Blue Beanie Day! I just released a new video for this occasion: youtube.com/watch… #bbd20 …

2020-11-28: I took the Black Friday offer and completed my library of @thesweetsetup courses. I was only …

2020-11-22: Amazing Northern Ireland Open final between Judd Trump and Ronnie O‘Sullivan. The former needs only …

2020-11-21: So, what is everyone doing with their NFC stickers? 😉

2020-11-21: It’s not nearly winter here, but it is finally a nice crisp fall. Two days ago or so, I saw the moon …

2020-11-19: Okay, #a11y peeps. Is it really a problem to have an <aside> inside of the <main> …

2020-11-16: I just accidentally wrote: “I’m in meetings for the rest of the days.” Feels awfully correct…

2020-11-15: I really like these video experiments! The night mode stuff is super creative. www.youtube.com/watch

2020-11-13: Updated to macOS Big Sur and it feels OK. Nothing seems too broken :-)

2020-11-13: PSA: In W3C a Note is recommending something. For example the ARIA Practices document is a note and …

2020-11-12: These days, a lot of the time I spend is telling people how to interpret accessibility testing tool …

2020-11-10: I didn’t think that my first mention in English Wikipedia would be under a “Controversy” heading, …

2020-11-10: Really like @tomscott’s unabashed insistence on youtubers providing subtitles/captions in his latest …

2020-11-09: My brain is going hard into data crunching mode while sleeping in the last two days. It is almost as …

2020-11-07: I blogged about upgrading the Node.js version on the Raspberry Pi Zero (ARMv6) on the non-micro …

2020-11-07: FINALLY! #Election2020

2020-11-07: Apparently this weekend is a Raspberry Pi & Homebridge update kind of weekend. That’s fun! Turns …

2020-11-06: Tried out some photos using the ultra wide camera and night mode on my new iPhone 12 Pro today. …

2020-11-06: Revived my micro.blog account to have a public but smaller place to post than Twitter. I need …

2020-11-06: Viva La Victouria (Live) One of the last live concerts before Corona was Eclipse, a terrific live band. Today, they released …

2020-11-06: Misty, sunny morning over the Ruhr river valley.