Interesting stuff I found on the web this week.Continue Reading
Asking questions in conversation has become problematic. For example, try saying this out loud: “I wonder when Martin Luther King was born?” If you ask that online, a likely response is: “Just Google it!” Maybe with a snarky link: http://lmgtfy.com/?q=when was martin luther king born?
Asking in conversation is frowned upon too. Why ask us when you could ask Siri or Alexa to ask Google?
There’s a kind of shaming going on here. We are augmented with superpowers, people imply, you’re an idiot to not use them.
When I was younger my parents bought a complete set of the Encyclopedia Britannica. I supposed they got tired of answering my incessant questions. With a shelf of information at my disposal, they resorted to "Look it up!". I think "Google It" is a modern version of that phrase. Looking something up because you need…Continue Reading
I enjoyed the idea of these heatmaps and charting. I added the sparkline graph last week after I saw them on Chris's website. I may create a separate web site page to keep these. I don't know how useful they are, but they are just cool. I would also love a way to display some…Continue Reading
The upcoming IndieWebCamp NYC, Micropub plugin enhancements and a media endpoint for WordPress, rel="alternate" solutions, Facebook API turning off, Ditchbook, Greg McVerry IndieWeb class edu522
This is the last episode in 2018.Continue Reading
Chris, I only occasionally (a few times a year) ate beef when I was growing up in the West Indies. Small mountainous volcanic islands don't have the flat land and resources to raise cattle. I ate chiefly fish, chicken, goat and lamb and the fish were almost invariably freshly caught that day. The chicken was…Continue Reading