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Mobile data

Obese websites and planet-sized metronomes

in 🔗 Links

Kevin Galligan wrote a metronome with HTML, CSS and JS, which has a total size of less than 1 KB. Because the existing ones were as large as 11 MB without more functionality. In the accompanying blog post he rants about the modern web (with data-based proofs) and explains how he achieved to make the metronome app as small as 1 KB. The overweight web also has an environmental impact.

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Mobile data

in 💭 Thoughts

I have around 36 hours left until the current period of my mobile data plan expires. Each period takes 28 days and I have 2 GB of mobile data and endless calls and text messages available, for which I pay 7,99€. With the start of the next period I have 3 GB each 28 days. In the current period I still have 1,8 GB left, so I only used about 10%.

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