Bye, Amazon

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I’ve deleted my Amazon account: Searched help, found how-to pamphlet. Requested account closure via contact form, confirmed I had understood all implications. (Hat tip Dorian Warning) Got reply, had to confirm again. Received confirmation. Four days from start to finish.

A promise

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When we see “internet of things”, let’s make it an internet of beings. When we see “virtual reality”, let’s make it a shared reality. When we see “machine learning”, let’s make it collaborative learning. When we see “user experience”, let’s make it about human experience. When we hear “the singularity is near”, let us remember:… Read more A promise

Learn HTML, deeply

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I think it was Paul van Buren who came up with these originally. Or was is Rian Rietfeld who remixed the ‘Learn JavaScript, deeply’ tagline first and Paul followed with his beautiful tile design? For those unfamiliar with the history of the ‘Learn …, deeply’ phrase, it was coined by Matt Mullenweg in his State… Read more Learn HTML, deeply

Morten on open source monoculture and walking away

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[…] the capability and willingness to walk away and start new forks and new projects and new versions and futures, is what made open source so successful. If we don’t embrace this, if we don’t actively cultivate the plurality of ideas which brought us here, we’ll fall victim corporatization, monopolization, and the creation of monocultures.