… while attention may be paid to insuring that descriptions or attributes within a target message reflect those things most likely to be meaningful to the target receiver, very little, if any, consideration seems to go into possible interactions among those descriptions or attributes.
A brief paper which discusses the oft-unconsidered problem of semantic compatibility among attributes chosen to describe one object.
… the hostname should not have any indication of the host’s purpose or function, but instead acts as a permanent, unique identifier to reference a particular piece of hardware throughout its lifecycle.
Great notes on a proper naming scheme for network server setups.
GTmetrix gives you insight on how well your site loads and provides actionable recommendations on how to optimize it.
A useful tool for self-testing website optimizations. Free for the core testing and reports.
Making the web more beautiful, fast, and open through great typography
I saw this Aclonica font in use and noted it for later. I’m now taking the saved link I had in an unpublished draft post and moving it to a public bookmark post-kind. If I had done this in the first place, I may have captured the source where I first saw it in use, but I was still getting my head around post-kinds early on.
We have locked away our content behind LMS silos for too long. This has lead to academics and taxpayers being exploited. Instead of us all recreating the wheel at each university academics should band together and start remixing and publishing our courses in the open.
I believe the easiest way to acc...
I like this idea and especially how the author has sketched it out! Noting here now to follow up later.
... the negative LHC results for popular speculative models are now in. What effect will these have on those who have devoted decades to studying such models?
All thanks to a quirky bit of software produced to alleviate the pain of a tiny subset of a very small audience.
One more little contribution to the useful PhpCss selector parser by Thomas Weinert. In this case, the regular expressions were greedily including combinators in pseudo-class literals, instead of seeing the end of the token.
Before: it saw
a:hover>span and errored, saying “there is no such pseudo-class as
After: it sees
a:hover>span and putters along happily with element
:hover, child combinator
>, and element