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This One Needs Some Good Editing


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Hello internet friends,

let’s start with an uplifting new entry in the long list of articles of the “The dream of the web is dead” genre: My Internet Mea Culpa. While he’s probably right on most things I always find it amusing to watch Americans try so hard to not realize that rampant capitalism and the culture of VC-funded ~start-ups~ might the real problem here.


While we’re not so sure if the internet has been such a good idea, the tools to push it forward are changing faster and faster: A recap of front-end development in 2017
And if you’re as confused as I am, here we go: Modern JavaScript Explained For Dinosaurs


I know – more Star Wars content. Sorry. But it’s out there and it is pretty interesting: How Star Wars was saved in the edit


I’ve been working remotely for a couple of weeks now and this mostly means Slack 24/7 (or at least 12/7 ¯\_(ツ)_/¯) including a pretty serious usage of the status text. (Remember IM? Back then it was fun to use status texts…) So obviously I’m super interested in how this works (or not) for other people: The presence prison

Fyre Fyre

One of the best things of 2017 was probably the Fyre Festival. Here’s a fun little article about it: I paid $4,000 to go. It’s fair game to make fun of me