US pol, industrial disaster
incredible birdsite series of threads on the philadelphia refinery explosion: https://twitter.com/gwensnyderPHL/status/1142551735191384064
i was slightly more skeptical by default just because it's a twitter thread but things seem generally corroborated: https://www.inquirer.com/business/philadelphia-refinery-fire-explosion-chemicals-20190623.html
wow, i might actually call my congresspeople over this
whoa, i've been learning regular expressions* all wrong: http://benlynn.blogspot.com/2018/06/regex-derivatives.html
* the formal language / computability theory concept, not the thing in actual programming libraries and such
wow the original author set up the repo for developing really well, i only had to tweak a little bit of config before i can just add text to the app and use the deploy command, and everything Just Works™: https://betaveros.github.io/themostdangerouswritingapp
...except not directly on free github pages because the path from the root is different and wow why am i doing this i just wanted to force myself to write some words
maybe this is useful to some people but uh, i'll probably pass...
fortunately the source is still on github https://github.com/maebert/themostdangerouswritingapp and it looks like you can serve from the gh-pages branch quite well
us police (2018) (~~+)
Alt-texts: The Ultimate Guide
Published 15 October 2017, by Daniel Göransson
This post contains everything you need to know about alt-texts! When to use them and how to perfectly craft them. By me, Daniel, a web developer with vision impairment who use a screen reader in my day-to-day life.
Start a blog and write your first article, get $20. Write another 3 articles within six months and get another $20.
gab, mastodon, hacker news
i have no idea how this will play out yet (aside from lots of instance blocks, which sound fine by me) but hey at least i got some imaginary internet points out of the process https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=20051043
a dating app simulation game where you're a monster trying to date other monsters: https://monstermatch.hiddenswitch.com/
it's supposed to use contrived characters to teach you about how dating apps work and how they have hidden biases, but
this looks pretty and the content seems good but i'm somehow dubious that the colors and the way everything animates onto the screen reflect its own principles...
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