Diigo Bookmarks 06/11/2018
- Intelligent Tracking Prevention | WebKit
"WebKit has long included features to reduce tracking. From the very beginning, we've defaulted to blocking third-party cookies. Now, we're building on that. Intelligent Tracking Prevention is a new WebKit feature that reduces cross-site tracking by further limiting cookies and other website data."
- WWDC 2018: Apple Just Made Safari the Good Privacy Browser | WIRED
"The newest version of Apple's Safari browser will push back hard against the ad-tracking methods and device fingerprinting techniques that marketers and data brokers use to monitor web users as they browse. Starting with Facebook."
- Fresher service workers, by default | Web | Google Developers
"Starting in Chrome 68, HTTP requests that check for updates to the service worker script will no longer be fulfilled by the HTTP cache by default. This works around a common developer pain point, in which setting an inadvertent Cache-Control: header on your service worker script could lead to delayed updates."
- Why You Shouldn't Use Bright, Saturated Colors for Backgrounds
"If you're using a bright and saturated color for your background, you're making it hard for users to keep their eyes on your page. Bright, saturated colors attract the most user attention. Too much of it in a large area overstimulates the retinas which can strain the eyes."
- UTC is Enough for Everyone, Right?
"Leverage standards and let others do the heavy lifting. Obviously that means using the Brightest Point in Human History, also known as ISO 8601, but it also means using premade time libraries, resources like the Olson database, and leveraging other people's existing work as much as possible."
- What London's Underground Map Can Teach You About Design
"He had a key insight that people riding underground in trains don't care what's happening above ground. The main goal of a passenger is to get from a station A to station B."