Nicholas Charriere writes about 3 kinds of technical debt: code, architecture and data/modeling… while we often think about just the first kind, architecture and data are quite likely to hit harder (and wider).
Julia Reda, the pirate in the european parliament, argues that Github Copilot is not infringing your copyright because text and data mining is not copyright infrigement and machine-generated code is not a derivative work. She explains on simple terms the current legal status on these issues, while also arguing that copyleft does not benefit from an extension of copyright to actions that are not currently covered by copyright.
JSON:API it’s “a specification for building APIs in JSON”, an abstraction for building APIs to describe data in terms of entities (resources) and relations… seems like a really interesting spec.
Nuestra percepción habitual es que la violencia solo significa cambio, significa que ocurre algo […] La violencia está aquí constantemente para que las cosas sigan pacíficamente de la manera en que estánSlavoj Zizek – Pedir lo imposible
Valuable Lessons Learned in ElasticPress — an interesting read to learn new tricks for searching with ElasticSearch.
When I first read the title “Design principles for the web” I thought this was going to be yet another post about web design trends… fortunately I was completely wrong.
On this article (there’s also a video) Jeremy Keith takes us from detecting bias in analytics to design methodologies to a discussion of the conceptual foundations of the web and the deep contrasts with today’s over-engineering trends of trying to bend and control the user experience even at the expense of universality/ubiquity — in the words of Eric Meyer, “the web does not value consistency. The web values ubiquity”.
Over time, it becomes apparent that design it’s less about “drawing” or creating a graphic solution and more about understanding the problem and weighting the solutions — “Once you get to Figma, most of the hard work should already be done”
On Neofeudalism and the Digital Manor, Cory Doctorow compares Apple, Microsoft, Google to warlords willing to defend your digital security… unless they’re compelled to turn on you by a government power, which, it turns out, happens quite a lot. A good reminder that all that sensitive information that they’re collecting on you, can and will be used against you, just as that seemingly well-intentioned control over your device will be abused.
It’s not about standing still and becoming safe. If anybody wants to keep creating they have to be about changeMiles Davis — Birth of the Cool