Liked A Generator for Martin (CogDogBlog)

I saw Martin Weller’s tweet out for a randomizing text generator: He got lots of replies (which is what make twitter useful when often it can not be), though many were just offering tools, no…

I always like the random…

I’ve a vague idea you could run this from a google sheet allowing folk to generate more of this sort of thing.

Liked The answer to a more secure society lies in a South African nature reserve (WIRED UK)

Cisco’s Connected Conservation programme, in collaboration with Dimension Data. The team has installed a network of sensors and cameras in a South African reserve that, with the help of machine learning, monitor activity and alert keepers to intruders. The efforts have reduced poaching incidents by an astonishing 98 per cent in just three years.

Liked Net.Art Now.Web (CogDogBlog)

The web is once again being deconstructed by its users in new and different ways. You can see it in tools like CodePen and Glitch, which lower the barrier to entry for folks that want to experiment with web technologies. People are building simple and complex things on these platforms, and whole communities have sprung up to encourage collaboration and sharing.

Liked a post by Amanda Rush(Placeholder, edit later) WordPress powers over a quarter of the web. With such a large market share comes a shared responsibility to create a web that everyone can use and enjoy, regardless of how they access it.Amanda Rush(Placeholder, edit later) WordPress powers over a quarter of the web. With such a large market share comes a shared responsibility to create a web that everyone can use and enjoy, regardless of how they access it.

Right now I am incredibly grateful and thankful for the extensive accessibility improvements to the WordPress widgets screen, because today I learned that there is at least one developer on this planet who actually worked to not support accessibility mode.

Is there a legitimate reason to do this other than pure unadulterated ableism? That’s not a rhetorical question.

not that I can think of. I often fail with adding alt tags to images, but I don’t do it oon purpose!