DuckDuckGo’s Apple-powered maps now support dark mode and more – 9to5Mac
While I am an app-first person, it’s good to see Dark Mode come to more web apps.
July 16, 2019
How to run a small social network site for your friends – Darius Kazemi
It’s easier than ever to create a small community for your friends, family, or organization that stays as private or public as you want.
July 12, 2019
🔗 WhatsApp Cofounder Brian Acton Explains Why He Felt He Had To Sell To Facebook
Ryan Mac for BuzzFeed: While Acton didn’t discuss the specifics behind Zuckerberg’s…
March 17, 2019
Why does decentralization matter? – Official Mastodon Blog
This is a good, real-world explainer of a core philosophy behind Mastodon and the greater fediverse of connected, interoperable services, like PixelFed. I’m a big fan of this grown platform of content and social platforms, especially their underlying design and mission.
January 2, 2019
Wind power makes the ground warmer even as it cools the planet | Ars Technica
Ars covers an interesting experiment from a “high-resolution” weather mode: if the…
October 7, 2018
Google is losing users’ trust – Slate
Matthew Green at Slate, after Google changed a default Chrome feature to…
October 6, 2018
On finally understanding The Matrix sequels – Just Write
“The great thing about art is that, while it stays the same, you don’t.”