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Reading Log - January 29, 2024 (#61)

This week I read about why lock-in hurts consumers, Google's overpowering leverage of internet content, new CSS tips, and more.

🌐 Web Development

On Web Components - Tom MacWright

12 Modern CSS One-Line Upgrades - Stephanie Eckles


📡 The Internet

Google Search may be the most powerful arbiter of internet content - Kai Ryssdal & Sean McHenry


🔌 Technology

How lock-in hurts design - Cory Doctorow

Apple is finally allowing full versions of Chrome and Firefox to run on the iPhone - David Pierce

Cops Used DNA to Predict a Suspect’s Face—and Tried to Run Facial Recognition on It - Dhruv Mehrotra


📈 Business & Finance

Boeing Faces More Pressure as United CEO Vents Frustrations - Julie Johnsson, Siddharth Vikram Philip, Mary Schlangenstein, & Josh Wingrove


🏃 Health & Fitness

Can’t sleep? Mattresses, masks and supplements say they can help. - Samantha Fields


🎧 Podcasts

PodRocket: Engineering and innovation with CTO of SoundCloud, Matthew Drooker

PodRocket: The React Core team talks React Forget and the future

Darknet Diaries #133: I’m the Real Connor

Software Engineering Daily: Bug Reporting is Broken and how Jam is Fixing that with Dani Grant & Mohd Irtefa

Shop Talk Show #563: Getting Pulled by the Algorithm, AI Training Data, and SVG Drawing


🎵 A Song to Leave You With

Frank Turner - Do One