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Hi, I'm Dominik Schwind, friend of the internet. Here is /now.
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August 7, 2019

Eh, this page is a mess right now. It’s a bit of a bummer that I don’t feel like doing webby stuff anymore in the evenings after doing webby stuff at work all day long.

Eh, this page is a mess right now. It’s a bit of a bummer that I don’t feel like doing webby stuff anymore in the evenings after doing webby stuff at work all day long.

September 21, 2020

Likes https://werd.io/2020/the-tech-bro-whitewash.

Likes https://werd.io/2020/the-tech-bro-whitewash.

The tech bro whitewash

I'm pretty conflicted about The Social Dilemma. On one hand, anything that contributes to the discourse around the harms knowingly committed in the name of engagement

Likes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rvoZKQn2Go8.

Likes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rvoZKQn2Go8.

The web we left behind by Kyle Jacobson (ESNEXT 2020)

Kyle Jacobson is a developer who’s been working with the web for over 10 years, and he talks about lessons from the past that can make the future of the web ...

Likes https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2020/sep/20/instagram-at-10-how-sharing-photos-has-entertained-us-upset-us-and-changed-our-sense-of-self?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other.

Likes https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2020/sep/20/instagram-at-10-how-sharing-photos-has-entertained-us-upset-us-and-changed-our-sense-of-self?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other.

Instagram at 10: how sharing photos has entertained us, upset us – and changed our sense of self

From its early days as a whimsical, arthouse space through more recent waves of influencers and pool inflatables, the world’s favourite photo-sharing app has rewired society for good and bad

September 20, 2020

Warmed Bread, Whipped Butt

Warmed Bread, Whipped Butt

remember quibi?

remember quibi?

September 19, 2020

IT IS BACK

IT IS BACK

September 17, 2020

Several people are typing.

Several people are typing.

Likes https://ohhelloana.blog/article-at-smashing-magazine/.

Likes https://ohhelloana.blog/article-at-smashing-magazine/.

Oh Hello Ana - Blog

Ana's personal blog

September 16, 2020

Likes https://mango.pdf.zone/finding-former-australian-prime-minister-tony-abbotts-passport-number-on-instagram.

Likes https://mango.pdf.zone/finding-former-australian-prime-minister-tony-abbotts-passport-number-on-instagram.

September 15, 2020

“iPad can do whatever you need it to do” can… can… can it hug me? 🥺

“iPad can do whatever you need it to do”

can… can… can it hug me?

🥺

Likes https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/craigsilverman/facebook-ignore-political-manipulation-whistleblower-memo.

Likes https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/craigsilverman/facebook-ignore-political-manipulation-whistleblower-memo.

"I Have Blood On My Hands": A Whistleblower Says Facebook Ignored Global Political Manipulation

A 6,600-word internal memo from a fired Facebook data scientist details how the social network knew about specific examples of global political manipulation — and failed to act.

September 14, 2020

Likes https://daverupert.com/2020/09/tangled-webs/.

Likes https://daverupert.com/2020/09/tangled-webs/.

The tangled webs we weave

Another reflection on modern web development

September 12, 2020

September 11, 2020

Likes https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2020-09-07/welcome-to-your-bland-new-world-of-consumer-capitalism.

Likes https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2020-09-07/welcome-to-your-bland-new-world-of-consumer-capitalism.

I’ve seen a lot of HTTP clients written in PHP. The Symfony one is easily the weirdest so far.

I’ve seen a lot of HTTP clients written in PHP. The Symfony one is easily the weirdest so far.