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Opinion: Blocking the Disabled on the Web Means Blocking Innovation | WIRED

Interesting article. I wasn’t aware that Vint Cerf was deaf, or that Joybubbles, one of the first phreakers, was born blind.

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nicu’s FOSS’n’stuff: A history of Mozilla browsers design

I must admit, I didn’t really follow much of the early development of what would eventually become Mozilla Firefox at the time, so this is a fascinating read for me, from 2012.

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I made a one-bowl meal for lunch. 🙂 Reheated the frozen pre-cooked sausages in the bowl in the microwave, cut them up into pieces, then added carrot & butterbean soup and heated for a couple of minutes. Delicious and warming, really hit the spot! 🙂

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Apollo 12 astronaut Alan Bean photographed on Moon by fellow astronaut Charles "Pete" Conrad.

Apollo 12: Self Portrait

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I just deactivated a load of WordPress plugins that provide only marginal benefit and are slowing down my website.

I should apply the same rule to WordPress as I do on my Mac—only the extra stuff I need, no more.

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The last few days have been spent resting, and learning to love WordPress again.

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Digital Billboards Are Tracking You. And They Really, Really Want You to See Their Ads.

Another reason to block trackers on your mobile phone, by whatever means necessary.

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I found some new radio stations to listen to the other day. 🙂 📻️🎶

a.m. ambient
Ambient Sleeping Pill

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My old Canon PIXMA MP610 all-in-one printer is nearly at the end of its useful life now. Print quality is deteriorating, no amount of cleaning seems to help. Mind you, it had kept trucking for longer than any printer I’ve had previously, through two PCs and two iMacs.

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Finally got around to trading in my old Lenovo PHAB2. Posted it off today. Sadly, I wasn’t able to find any alternative uses for it, and it doesn’t appear to be upgradeable to more modern version of Android. One less thing sat gathering dust.