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Published on in πŸ’¬ Micro

Just a small comparison to show that many websites are completely obese: My bachelor thesis in PDF format (which I handed in yesterday) has a size of 1.4 MB. It contains several images and 85 pages of text. With a high information density, this is a much smaller size than most websites have. And it would have been probably also possible to compress or optimize the PDF further.

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"The enclosure of internet commons"

Published on in πŸ”— Links

DHH makes a few valid points as to why smartphones are general computing devices and why Apple and Google want them to be just phones.

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Internet Archive Infrastructure

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I just watched a presentation by Jonah Edwards from the Internet Archive where he talks about the infrastructure behind it and answers questions.

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Kilobytes clubs

Published on in πŸ’­ Thoughts

It’s kind of funny how all those β€œ.clubs” pop up, featuring lightweight sites: 1mb.club, 250kb.club, 520kb.club.

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Jan-Lukas Else