Note archive: August 6th, 2020

Reading How to Argue With a Racist: History, Science, Race and Reality by Adam Rutherford.

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Replying to a tweet from @hdv

It’s the classic metacrap problem: invisible metadata rots.

https://people.well.com/user/doctorow/metacrap.htm

It’s one of the reasons why microformats always favoured marking up existing, visible (user-facing) data.

Replying to a tweet from @yatil

This is an interesting development though:

https://blog.chromium.org/2020/07/using-chrome-to-generate-more.html

HTML -> accessible PDF as an archival workflow?

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Strolling along the seafront with the Clearleft crew.

Did anyone spot the, um, deliberate mistake at the end of this week’s episode of the Clearleft podcast? Where I sent you to the wrong link for the design maturity survey?

It should be https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/designmaturity