Archive: January 17th, 2020

dConstruct returns to Brighton in September after a five year break:

Its spiritual sibling, New Adventures, is less than a week away. You should go:

Demos, Prototypes, and MVPs | Jacob Kaplan-Moss

I’m usually building one of three things: a demo, a prototype, or a minimum viable product (MVP).

I’ve seen some confusion over these terms — some people seem to use them somewhat interchangeable. But they’re not the same thing, and building one when you need another can cause problems.

This is a very useful distinction!

The last tracker was just removed from - Signal v. Noise

Can you believe we used to willingly tell Google about every single visitor to by way of Google Analytics? Letting them collect every last byte of information possible through the spying eye of their tracking pixel. Ugh.


In this new world, it feels like an obligation to make sure we’re not aiding and abetting those who seek to exploit our data. Those who hoard every little clue in order to piece of together a puzzle that’ll ultimately reveal all our weakest points and moments, then sell that picture to the highest bidder.