Blog, via Visual Lizard LinksWed, 13 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +0000 Lizard<p><a href=''>The new dot com bubble is here: it's called online advertising</a><p>In 2018 $273bn was spent on digital ads globally. We delve into the world of clicks, banners and keywords to find out if any of it is real. What do we really know about the effectiveness of digital advertising?</p></p>Daily LinksFri, 01 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +0000 Lizard<p><a href=''>Diablo IV, official gameplay trailer</a></p><p><a href=''>Google buys Fitbit for $2.1 billion</a><p>Google's SVP of hardware, Rick Osterloh, posted an announcement of the acquisition on Google's blog, saying the move was "an opportunity to invest even more in Wear OS as well as introduce Made by Google wearable devices into the market."</p></p>Daily LinksTue, 22 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0000 Lizard<p><a href=''>Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker, final trailer</a></p><p><a href=''>Steam Remote Play, in beta</a><p>Steam&rsquo;s new Remote Play Together feature, which lets you play local multiplayer games over the internet, has launched in beta. The feature allows up to four online players (&ldquo;or even more in ideal conditions&rdquo; according to Valve) to participate in a local multiplayer game as though they were sitting in the same room.</p></p><p><a href=''>DeepL: AI Assistance for Language</a><p>DeepL trains artificial intelligence to understand and translate texts.</p></p><p><a href=''>Dramatically reduced power usage in Firefox 70 on macOS</a><p>Firefox 70 drastically reduces the power usage during browsing.</p></p>Daily LinksMon, 21 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0000 Lizard<p><a href=''>Mac-to-Mac</a><p>Luna Display 4.0 now turns any Mac into an extra display.&nbsp;Finally you can give&nbsp;purpose to your old Macs lying around. No need to have any idle devices!</p></p><p><a href=''>Outer Worlds First 20 Minutes of Gameplay</a><p>As if you needed more reasons to pick up this game. Looks like a gooder coming out October 25.</p></p>Daily LinksTue, 08 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0000 Lizard<p><a href=''>Ode to Joy</a><p><iframe allow="autoplay *; encrypted-media *;" frameborder="0" height="450" style="width: 100%; max-width: 660px; overflow: hidden; background: transparent;" sandbox="allow-forms allow-popups allow-same-origin allow-scripts allow-storage-access-by-user-activation allow-top-navigation-by-user-activation" src=""></iframe></p> <p>Wilco has a new album out and it is exactly what I didn't realize I needed. Give it a listen. Feel better.</p></p>Daily LinksMon, 07 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0000 Lizard<p><a href=''>2600 Magazine, available as digital publication</a><p>"On Tuesday, October 8th, for the very first time ever, the new issue of 2600 will be released digitally in non-DRM PDF format. "</p></p><p><a href=''>Spotify on Apple TV, CarPlay, and Siri</a><p>Spotify today updated its mobile app to include Siri support, extending to&nbsp;extends to CarPlay and HomePod via AirPlay. And the service indicates Spotify is now also available on the Apple TV. Finally!</p></p><p><a href=''>The Hippocratic License</a><p>Coraline Ada Ehmke's Hippocratic License is a software license that permits the broad swathe of activities enabled by traditional free/open licenses, with one exception it bars use by: "individuals, corporations, governments, or other groups for systems or activities that actively and knowingly endanger, harm, or otherwise threaten the physical, mental, economic, or general well-being of individuals or groups in violation of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights."</p></p>Daily LinksTue, 01 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0000 Lizard<p><a href=''>#inktober2019</a><p>Every October, artists all over the world take on the Inktober drawing challenge by doing one ink drawing a day the entire month.</p></p>Daily LinksMon, 30 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +0000 Lizard<p><a href=''>Webkit zero-day exploit besieges Mac and iOS users with malvertising redirects</a><p>Flaw rendered ad-sandboxing protections "entirely useless," researchers say.</p></p><p><a href=''>Do Not Erase</a><p>Fashion Institute of Technology photographer Jessica Wynne's "Do Not Erase" project documents the beautiful chalkboards of mathematicians, which will be collected in a book from Princeton University Press in 2020.</p></p>Daily LinksThu, 26 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +0000 Lizard<p><a href=''>The State of Developer Ecosystem 2019</a><p>Jetbrains polled almost 7,000 developers to identify the State of Developer Ecosystem.<br />Here's what they learned.</p></p>Daily LinksWed, 25 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +0000 Lizard<p><a href=''>The Last of Us Part II, release date reveal trailer</a></p>Daily LinksWed, 18 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +0000 Lizard<p><a href=''>Inkscape 1.0 beta1 available for testing</a><p>The Inkscape project has released a first beta version of the upcoming and much-awaited Inkscape 1.0! Now without XQuartz!</p></p><p><a href=''>MJML: A framework that makes responsive email easy</a><p>MJML is responsive by design on most-popular email clients, even Outlook. Write less code, save time and code more efficiently with MJML&rsquo;s semantic syntax.</p></p><p><a href=''>TextMate 2.0, official release</a><p>"After far too long, there is no longer any qualifier suffix in the version string, so it is now finally just 'TextMate 2.0'."</p></p>Daily LinksFri, 06 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +0000 Lizard<p><a href=''>Android 10, review</a><p>"As has become Ars tradition, we will be covering every single change in excruciating detail. So even if Google is ditching the snack theme, you may want to grab your own snack before diving in to the following 20,000+ words of Android 10 intel."</p></p><p><a href=''>Firefox is stepping up its blocking game</a><p>Mozilla turned the blocking of third-party tracking cookies on by default this week with the release of Firefox 69. Although the feature has been available since October's Firefox 63, this week's build is the first to enable the feature by default, even for existing users who are just upgrading.</p></p><p><a href=''>Library of Congress releases 11,700 freely usable photos of "roadside America," taken by John Margolies</a><p>Almost all of Margolies&rsquo; work was done in the interest of preserving images of what would otherwise be lost to time.</p></p><p><a href=''>Regex Cross­word</a><p>Welcome to the fantastic world of nerdy regex fun! Start playing by selecting one of the puzzle challenges... there are a wide range of difficulties from beginner to expert!</p></p><p><a href=''>Leon Sans</a><p>Leon Sans is a geometric sans-serif typeface made with code in 2019 by Jongmin Kim. Leon Sans is a generative typeface for the web, meaning that its weight and other characteristics can be animated, colorized, fine-tuned or otherwise messed with on-the-fly using javascript.</p></p>