This is a repost of a Twitter thread from August 2022. Slightly edited in format and for clarity.
Accessibility must work within the constraints of an ableist world to improve things. I hope it can help to make the world a tiny bit less unjust every day.
I have seen accessibility people say “this is …
Counting the seconds until we’ll see <button role="strong"> or some such nonsense…
Silicon Valley conspiracy theories might just be capitalism
Theories abound that Silicon Valley executives got together to slash jobs. Or that a cabal of hedge funds conspired and forced them to do it.
While I have literally no insight into these companies, I think the reason is “the market” of capitalism. These companies are very similar in how they operate …
Take worries and fears seriously, seriously
A few people wear yellow vests and complain about high fossil fuel prices. We have to take the worries and fears of people seriously.
People protest against the protection of vulnerable people during a global pandemic.
We have to take the worries and fears of people seriously.
Some individualy stoke …
Germany, 7-day incidence on October 10th:
2020: 30.1 2021: 69.8 2022: 788.3 The pandemic is worse than ever but only few people act like it. 😩
Handling a winter storm
Some words of advice I just shared to my colleagues in Austin who have a winter storm they don’t have the infrastructure to deal with, including power outages.
Please stay safe. Stay inside. Turn your phones off in case you need it in an emergency and there is no power. Get lots of blankets and …
I blogged about upgrading the Node.js version on the Raspberry Pi Zero (ARMv6) on the non-micro blog: https://yatil.net/posts/2020/11/07/node-on-pi/