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Reading Log - May 27, 2024 (#78)

A horrid website experience, Nintendo Switch and Mario RPGs, Atari acquisitions and more.

Reading Log - May 20, 2024 (#77)

A little light this week, but it includes a good article talking about C and Rust, as well as Google & Apple finally adding better support for protection from unwanted trackers.

Reading Log - May 13, 2024 (#76)

React 19 is now in beta, NASA looks ahead to both the new Starliner launch and Artemis II, and more.

Reading Log - May 6, 2024 (#75)

Apple is asking for input on masonry layouts, NASA is still pushing forward with Artemis II, and more.

Reading Log - April 29, 2024 (#74)

Centering content has never been easier! Also, a scathing review on Jonathan Haidt's new book on social media.

Reading Log - April 22, 2024 (#73)

Heavy on web development this week. Also, a great article on the legacy of Calvin & Hobbes.

Reading Log - April 15, 2024 (#72)

A little heavy on web development and podcsasts this week.

Reading Log - April 8, 2024 (#71)

I can't believe that Gmail is 20 years old now.

Reading Log - April 1, 2024 (#70)

A little light this week. I saw some amazing shots of the black hole at the center of the Milky Way, helpful tips for designing for older adults, a new attack vector for the iPhone, and more.

Reading Log - March 25, 2024 (#69)

It's a little light this week, but heavy on free speaech and the internet.

Reading Log - March 18, 2024 (#68)

A bunch of articles about accessibility, Congress making a mis-step with TikTok, a podcast about the history of the NFL, and more.

Reading Log - March 11, 2024 (#67)

A little light this week, but I read about color spaces, uses of :has, and more.

Reading Log - March 4, 2024 (#66)

This week is a little CSS-heavy. Also we look at Automattic, the owner of Tumblr & Wordpress being problematic, and more.

Reading Log - February 26, 2024 (#65)

Another landing on the moon, a good guide to CSS :has(), more dangerous news about KOSA, and more.

Reading Log - February 19, 2024 (#64)

This week it's a bit of a preview of .NET 9, KOSA getting dangerously close to passing, Xbox bringing some exclusives to PlayStation and the Switch, and more.

Reading Log - February 12, 2024 (#63)

This week it's HTML as the baseline, good API design, Bluesky opening up, and more.

Reading Log - February 5, 2024 (#62)

NASA's Ingenuity Copter has flown its last flight, the EU blocking Amazon's iRobot acquisition, TypeScript in 2024, and more.

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.

Reading Log - January 22, 2024 (#60)

This week I've read about Bluesky adding RSS feeds, damning information on NASA's Artemis program, and more.

Reading Log - January 15, 2024 (#59)

A little podcast heavy this week with discussions on .NET, CSS Colors, Node.js & More. Also, the U.S. is on the precipice with vaccinations and needless deaths.

Reading Log - January 8, 2024 (#58)

This week is a little space heavy with news of a Lunar lander having issues, data about Neptune & Uranus, Jupiter's moon Io, and more.

Reading Log - January 1, 2024 (#57)

A little light this week with the Christmas to New Year's holiday. Substack welcomes Nazis, JavaScript weirdness, and more are included.

Reading Log - December 25, 2023 (#56)

Merry Christmas to those who celebrate. A little light this year for the holidays.

Reading Log - December 19, 2023 (#55)

A day late this week, but still a bunch of great articles on Apple, CSS animations, why you don't always need JavaScript, and more.

Reading Log - December 11, 2023 (#54)

A little light this week, but a bunch of podcasts this time.

Reading Log - December 4, 2023 (#53)

This week I read about the US' complete lack of data privacy, an old look at the Space Shuttle, and more.

Reading Log - November 27, 2023 (#52)

I've been wanting to do more with web components, and a lot of this week is tied to that. Also, NASA makes a calculated risk and more new features in C#.

Reading Log - November 20, 2023 (#51)

This week the latest version of .NET was released as weell as SpaceX taking their next step with Starship and more.

Reading Log - November 13, 2023 (#50)

I can't believe this is the 50th issue of my current take on my reading logs. This week I read about the renaissance of CSS, issues at SpaceX, the cancellation of a promising new nuclear power station, and more.

Reading Log - November 6, 2023 (#49)

Caught up on some of my RSS feeds this week. This week it's the new text-wrap CSS property, a new entrant to the space race, Microsoft cracking down (dangerously?) on game controllers, and more.

Reading Log - October 30, 2023 (#48)

Still have a lot of my RSS feeds to go through after vacation, but I did read a bit while in Aruba.

Reading Log - October 9, 2023 (#47)

Very podcast heavy this week. The FCC also fines Dish Network for space junk, and more.

Reading Log - October 2, 2023 (#46)

This week I read about why analytics are a privacy nightmare and not worth it, NASA seeing what they got back from the asteroid, the FTC going after Amazon and more.

Reading Log - September 25, 2023 (#45)

This week is a little podcast heavy since I'm trying to bring down my podcast queue. Also, NASA successfully returns from an asteroid.

Reading Log - September 18, 2023 (#44)

This week I read about how mistakes made in 1999 are still relevant today, .NET 8 RC1 being released, and the never-ending scam that is public funding for sports stadiums.

Reading Log - September 11, 2023 (#43)

This week we look at privacy nightmares in new cars, updates to security in .NET, email development being awful, and more.

Reading Log - September 4, 2023 (#42)

This week I finally read a great profile on Mike Masnick, the founder of TechDirt, NASA being concerned with its ability to maintain its Deep Space Network, more reasons to just build your sites, and more.

Reading Log - August 28, 2023 (#41)

This week includes hacking through social engineering, coffee and sleep, a classic Star Wars game, and more.

Reading Log - August 18, 2023 (#40)

Hey there, this week I read about the question of if a "Regular Joe" could get a hit in the major leagues, more .NET 8 news, NYT and ChatGPT, and more.

Reading Log - August 11, 2023 (#39)

A little heavy on podcasts this week.

Reading Log - August 4, 2023 (#38)

This week we look at the danger of KOSA, a new dark matter telescope, and the dangers of climate change.

Reading Log - July 28, 2023 (#37)

A little light this week, but I've read about a new horrible law being pushed through U.S. Congress that could ruin the internet, Google supporting some bad DRM policies and more.

Reading Log - July 21, 2023 (#36)

It’s another double issue as I was away in Maryland last weekend. Lots of stuff in here from many classic games being no longer available, new C# & .NET features, some CSS tricks, and an unfortunate outcome in the FTC vs. Microsoft case regarding their acquisition of Activision.

Reading Log - July 7, 2023 (#35)

A Lot of software development links this week as well as a history of the fall of Google Reader and more.

Reading Log - June 30, 2023 (#34)

Got a lot this week. The NHL and Paramount+ make very poor decisions, some CSS & dev tool tips, Meta's possibly joining ActivityPub and more.

Reading Log - June 23, 2023 (#33)

Two weeks worth of articles this week as I was in New York City last weekend. This log has a bunch of news out of the Microsoft-Activision acquisition, Reddit following the path of Twitter, and more.

Reading Log - June 9, 2023 (#32)

This week I read about Reddit’s bullshit and CEOs screwing over employees.

Reading Log - June 2, 2023 (#31)

A little light this week, but some changes to the Reddit API look to be coming, AI might not be the job killer many seem to think it is and more.

Reading Log - May 26, 2023 (#30)

Wow, 30 issues now of my reading log in its current format! This week I read about Instagram joining the fediverse, Google’s AMP disaster, the importance of core functionality working without JavaScript, and more.

Reading Log - May 19, 2023 (#29)

I’ve finally started going through all my RSS feeds, so there’s a lot to this week’s log. The topics are all over the place from the IRS doing what it should have done from the beginning, to a boneheaded decision to add some new top level domains, to the US Supreme Court saving Section 230.

Reading Log - May 12, 2023 (#28)

This week I look at a new game that helps illuminate what the content moderators of sites like Twitter, Facebook and Reddit have to deal with. I’ve also read about writing better CSS, Bookshop.org’s rise, return to office shenanigans and more.

Reading Log - May 5, 2023 (#27)

Between a weekend trip and my site update, this has been 3 weeks in the making. This log we look at the passing of a folk legend, Microsoft reverting to its old ways, Microsoft facing a hurdle in its Activision acquisition, some chatty parrots, and more.

Reading Log - April 14, 2023 (#26)

This week a lot of details were announced about .NET 8 and C# 12. Also included is NPR leaving Twitter, Uber screwing drivers, and the power of libraries.

Reading Log - April 7, 2023 (#25)

NASA makes a big announcement about Artemis II, rumors about Apple’s USB-C iPhone, Twitter being Twitter, and more.

Reading Log - March 31, 2023 (#24)

Podcast heavy this week. I've been trying to go through and listen to my unruly queue.

Reading Log - March 24, 2023 (#23)

You know all those supposedly "good" password rules? Well, they tend not to be so good.

Reading Log - March 17, 2023 (#22)

New updates about .NET 8 & TypeScript, JavaScript failures & progressive enhancement, and more.

Reading Log - March 10, 2023 (#21)

This week I read about the web becoming more miserable, and dysfunction in D.C. over tech issues.

Reading Log - March 3, 2023 (#20)

Due to a trip out of town last weekend, this edition has 2 weeks worth of links!

Reading Log - February 17, 2023 (#19)

CSS is finally getting a killer feature, Elon is being Elon & the Supreme Court hears an important Internet case.

Reading Log - February 10, 2023 (#18)

Some criticism and defense of React this week.

Reading Log - February 3, 2023 (#17)

This week we look at the next version of TypeScript, the new version of EntityFramework, a big acquisition at Netlify and more.

Reading Log - January 27, 2023 (#16)

A lot of CSS related posts this week. Also, Astro v2.0 was released this week. I've been toying with building something in it, and it looks like it's added a bunch of good stuff. And one of my favorite games as a kid has been re-launched on the Xbox and the Switch!

Reading Log - January 20, 2023 (#15)

RIP Tweetbot.

Reading Log - January 13, 2023 (#14)

A little light this week. Identity thieves targeted a credit reporting agency, a look at the podcasting market, and more.

Reading Log - January 6, 2023 (#13)

A scary moment in the NFL Monday night. Also lots of podcasts this week.

Reading Log - December 30, 2022 (#12)

Mastodon is making some in-roads, Apple is considering opening up a bit on iOS and LastPass is in some trouble.

Reading Log - December 23, 2022 (#11)

NASA's InSight probe has seemingly sent its last signal back to Earth. Some questionable security from iRobot, and a little bit of Twitter drama makes up some of this week's reading.

Reading Log - December 16, 2022 (#10)

There's no escaping the Twitter drama this week after Elon's petty hypocrisy. But outside that, we look at the celebrating the 75th birthday of the transistor, a big advancement in fusion energy, as well as a big announcement from Apple.

Reading Log - December 9, 2022 (#9)

Ignoring more Twitter drama this week to look at the FTC filing a lawsuit to stop Microsoft and more.

Reading Log - December 2, 2022 (#8)

Another quiet week. Artemis I is continuing to send back amazing pictures. LastPass had a bad week. And there's some cool CSS stuff.

Reading Log - November 25, 2022 (#7)

It was a relatively light week with American Thanksgiving.

Reading Log - November 18, 2022 (#6)

CSS has come a long way, and NASA has finally launched Artemis I to the moon.

Reading Log - November 11, 2022 (#5)

The Twitter drama is never ending. Microsoft has also released .NET 7 and C# 11!

Reading Log - November 4, 2022 (#4)

Elon Musk's takeover of Twitter has made for an interesting news week.

Reading Log - October 28, 2022 (#3)

Too much Musk this week.

Reading Log - October 21, 2022 (#2)

After stuffing Pocket with a bunch of articles, I've finally gotten around to going through them.

Reading List: September 3 - 23

Life's been busy lately and I didn't get around to posting my weekly reading the last 2 weeks. I'ms starting back up with a slightly new format. I'm going to have a few links that I go into more depth with my thoughts on and then follow it up with the normal link list.

Reading List for August 20 - September 2

Was a little busy last week so this week is a little longer.

Reading List: August 13 - 19

Quite a lot this week.

Reading List: August 6 - August 12

Looking forward to .NET 7 and a man in Michigan hitting back against Comcast.

Reading List: July 30 - August 5

Amazon now has Alexa on wheels!

Reading List: July 23 - July 29

Delved a lot into C# and .NET this week. Also a great discussion on Plain English about the current state of Crypto.

Reading List: July 16 - July 22

Some articles about C#, SQL and looking at local newspapers.

Reading List: July 9 - July 15

This week we look at a lot of web dev articles as well as some amazing photos from the JWST.

Reading List: July 2 - July 8

This week we look at a lot of CSS web development and some background on GoldenEye for the Nintendo 64.

Reading List: June 25 - July 1

Didn't get to much reading this week, but a little bit on CSS, Apple's issues with WebKit and iOS, and women and grunge.

Reading List: June 11 - June 24

Due to my trip last week to New York City, this list is a little bit longer.

Reading List: June 4 - June 10

A little bit of everything this week from new features coming to .NET and Next.js, to working from home, and prediting the future.

Reading List: May 28 - June 3

Spent a bit of time this weekend looking at CSS and web development. Pixels, rems, typography & more!

Reading List: May 21 - May 27

I unfortunately was dealing with COVID this week, so I didn't have a lot of energy to read.

Reading List: May 14 - May 20

This week we're a little heavy reading about freedom of speech and content moderation.

Reading List: May 7 - May 13

I've been going through my podcast backlog so this week has a lot of podcasts.

Reading List: April 29 - May 6

I think I'm going to start this series of entries again. Trying to continue to share the interesting articles and stories I've read over the course of the week.

Reading List 9/23 - 9/29

This week we look at a historical close call with our nuclear weapons, the OLPC laptop, the NSA going after ISIS, good CSS design tips, and ES2019.

Reading List 9/2 - 9/8

This week I read about Firefox improving users' privacy by default, why the GOP and conservatives are wrong about "censorship" on social media, nuclear energy, and a weird bit of tax policy.

Reading List 8/26 - 9/1

This week I read about a spouse's experience with the aftermath of an NFL career, Apple at least partially embracing the right-to-repair, and the benefits of code deletion.

Reading List 8/19 - 8/25

This week I read about Javascript, jQuery, terraforming Mars, baseball cards and more.

Reading List 8/12 - 8/18

This week I read about changes in the US Navy, another nuclear accident in Russia, a prank gone wrong, and more.

Reading List 8/5 - 8/11

I've decided to start this back up. Some interesting thoughts about making the data social media has on us transferrable, DIY Phone Farms, and a new software development podcast I've found.

Reading List 3/4 - 3/10

Not too long this week. We look at the anti-vaccine movement, a new drug treatment for depression, Facebook's "supposed" change, and a neat proof of concept for spying.

Reading List 2/18 - 3/3

2 weeks combined this time as I was in NYC last weekend. This week I read about loot boxes, whistle blowing, YouTube conspiracies and more.

Reading List 2/11 - 2/17

It's a little late, but here we go. This week we look at code, login forms, and the old Altavista search engine.

Reading List 2/4 - 2/10

This week looks at controversies at Instacart and DoorDash, possible changes in MLB rules, French battlefields in WWI and WWII, & Google/Facebook lock-in.

Reading List 1/28 - 2/3

Another week, another set of articles ranging from Apple's row with Facebook to the future of American infrastructure.

Reading List 1/17 - 1/27

So I think for 2019, I'm going to try something new. I'm going to try to share a weekly list of various articles and podcasts I've read or listened to over the week that I've found interesting. So here we go.