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In which I bark and growl about things that get under my fur.

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Alt-ing Images: Describing Tweeted Photos

Twitter recently enabled features to add descriptions to uploaded images, a huge boon for accessibility. That’s a feature, how do you make it a habit? Well, by doing it. I’ve been trying most of the time. Alt text provides additional information to the HTML created when images are embedded in web pages. The primary purpose […]

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Napping No More; On Credential Stuffing

In 2018, it’s time to get off the floor, stop yawning, stop ignoring the open bowl on the floor and get serious about your passwords. At least it is for me. Don’t be stuffing my creds! As supposedly a technologist, I’ve been putting this off way too long. Warning lights flicked on for me earlier […]

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Many More Webs Bite The Dust

Three years after publishing the first version of Another Web Bites The Dust (35 corpses), it was time to update, and add 24 more dead web sites to the video. This one is made possible by many entities that clearly do not value the web as a piece of culture, like Storify Livefyre Adobe for […]

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Where Can I Get a Stunning Web Site?

I awoke today wondering, that if in today’s mankind digital age, a stellar website is needed for all kinds of businesses? Is there a place I can post my own information on the internet? How can I get a stunning design but also a great under-the-hood engineering that leads to reliable seamless functionality all the […]