The 512KB Club

Hacker News The 512KB Club The internet has become a bloated mess. Massive javascript libraries, countless client-side queries and overly complex frontend frameworks are par for the course these days. When online newspapers like The Guardian are over 4MB in size, you know there’s a problem. Why does an online newspaper need to be over… Poursuivre la lecture de The 512KB Club

A Book about Aircraft Scale Drawings Creating with Inkscape and Gimp

Hacker News A Book about Aircraft Scale Drawings Creating with Inkscape and Gimp This June I started working on a new (fourth) edition of my book about aircraft computer models. Actually, I am finishing its first volume (“Preparations”). It describes how to prepare accurate reference drawings of a historical airplane, on the example of the… Poursuivre la lecture de A Book about Aircraft Scale Drawings Creating with Inkscape and Gimp

A diversity training success story

eLearning Learning A diversity training success story Like many organizations in 2020, Ansira’s leaders have been trying to improve their approach to diversity, equity and inclusion. Public conversations about systemic racism, the murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police and the Black Lives Matter protests that took place across the globe spurred executives at the… Poursuivre la lecture de A diversity training success story

JavaScript Turns 25

Slashdot JavaScript Turns 25 The programming language JavaScript emerged 25 years ago and has grown to become one of the most important pieces of the web and browser applications we use today. From a report: JavaScript is the go-to language for front-end development and has spawned Microsoft’s Typescript, a superset of JavaScript with a stronger… Poursuivre la lecture de JavaScript Turns 25

China Turns On Nuclear-Powered ‘Artificial Sun’

Slashdot China Turns On Nuclear-Powered ‘Artificial Sun’ China successfully powered up its « artificial sun » nuclear fusion reactor for the first time, state media reported Friday, marking a great advance in the country’s nuclear power research capabilities. Phys.Org reports: The HL-2M Tokamak reactor is China’s largest and most advanced nuclear fusion experimental research device, and scientists… Poursuivre la lecture de China Turns On Nuclear-Powered ‘Artificial Sun’

I accidentally built a spying app

Hacker News I accidentally built a spying app In the fall of 2007, my parents gave me an unforgettable gift for my sixteenth birthday: a first-generation iPhone. I still clearly remember watching the keynote in which Steve Jobs announced the first Apple-branded phone a few months earlier. As a teenager attending high school in my… Poursuivre la lecture de I accidentally built a spying app

We’re Against Digital Rights Management. Here’s Why.

Creative Commons » Commons News We’re Against Digital Rights Management. Here’s Why. We at Creative Commons (CC) have long disagreed with the use of digital rights management (DRM) and technological protection measures (TPMs) in the open environment. We believe that DRM and TPMs should not be used to control, limit, prevent or otherwise affect activities… Poursuivre la lecture de We’re Against Digital Rights Management. Here’s Why.

Creator-Centric Video: The New Normal for Corporate Learning?

eLearning Learning Creator-Centric Video: The New Normal for Corporate Learning? Continue reading: ‘Why Video Microlearning is Perfect for Combating Short Attention Spans’ Changes Forced by the Pandemic Are Here to Stay The pandemic has in some ways forced us to shift our efforts to video.  While video may not necessarily be liked by everyone (introverts might… Poursuivre la lecture de Creator-Centric Video: The New Normal for Corporate Learning?