These are my links for January 13th through January 26th:
- MailPoet, a newsletter plugin for WordPress –
tags: plugin wordpress
- niqaeli | update on the backing shit up thing – I got recced a script that was effective and the backup archive pages are navigable and seem to show images properly, including those of posts that have been flagged.
tags: tumblr backup archive
- greywash | State of the Migration: On fannish archival catastrophes, and what happens next – First: let me start off by saying that it is very probable that Tumblr will back out of this particular bad idea. They often do. The pattern of fannish archival catastrophes at the hand of corporations almost always has five stages: 1) a sale, or rumored sale, of the platform; 2) falling or nonexistent profits; 3) pressure from (pick at least one) governments, morality warriors, and/or advertisers/other corporate interests; 4) the actual fannish archival catastrophe, caused by a change in the TOS or in the enforcement of the TOS, which itself frequently comes in multiple stages; and 5) a second sale of the platform.
tags: tumblr fandom dreamwidth livejournal history
- Guide to kuih – Our love for pandan, gula Melaka, coconut milk and all things sweet had us chasing down dangerously addictive Malay and Nyonya kuih. We munched our way through trays of kuih to bring you Time Out’s ultimate guide to these colourful cakes, snacks and desserts in the city.
tags: kuih food malaysian malaysia
- Why I’m done with Chrome – A Few Thoughts on Cryptographic Engineering – A few weeks ago Google shipped an update to Chrome that fundamentally changes the sign-in experience. From now on, every time you log into a Google property (for example, Gmail), Chrome will automatically sign the browser into your Google account for you. It’ll do this without asking, or even explicitly notifying you.
tags: privacy google