October 19, 2019
Some notable links from around the traps. Because blog rolls aren't a thing any more.
- Some of the boring technology – that makes making meaningful things on the web possible.
- Gunther Burstyn – was on the cutting edge too early for it even to be called the cutting edge. He invented the tank in 1911, but nobody took any notice.
- Let a Hundred Flowers Bloom – more App Store downside, this time with life or death consequences. "…making life easier not for the developer or customer, but for the platform runner, and certainly for illegitimate, repressive regimes like the one holding a sixth of the world’s population hostage."
- Meetup, Meetup, Meetup – Meetup shoots the goose that lays the golden egg, then chops it up and jumps up and down on its remains for good measure. Die goose, die. Here are some open source alternatives.