Guide on how to make your website printable with CSS

CSS snippets to consider when you want to provide a printable version of your blog

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The internet that took over the Internet

If you look deep enough, beneath mountains of attention hoarding, illusion photography, trending trends, you'll find the old Internet, the one with content, knowledge, individuality, but you need to look hard. Can it be saved?

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RE: https://eli.li/entry.php?id=20180318015703

Anyone with me? Am I totes off base?

You are certainly not; the tools provided right now are indeed technical. However, you have to keep it in mind, that none of the specifications are finalised in any form - only webmentions are in W3C recommendation stage. As it has been pointed out, my wording and knowledge was off: recommendation is the final, released stage, so I fixed it.

The vast majority of users aren’t going to read the spec., nor care to ever do so. [...] This should be our (the IndieWeb’s) holy mission — empowering all sorts of folks to post content that they get to control.

This is where we disagree. There are other, interesting movements, two of them with very similar goals: Repair Café and Restart Party. As the name suggests, it's about repairing things, instead of throwing them away, but both of them share the ideology of teaching people to fix their own things; to learn about their tools, to value, to own them.

Owning the content is the first step, but it shouldn't be the only step. I wholeheartedly disagree with WordPress' attitude, making people avoid technical responsibility1 - people should care, they should be at least be aware of what's happening when they press a publish button. They needn't have to be capable of doing it from scratch, but providing the tools only is not a goal I can align with.

If we keep up the attitude of making everything so simple that people don't have to understand, we'll very soon find ourselves in the chapter of The Foundation, where the priests keep running technology, without anyone understanding it.


  1. https://www.rarst.net/wordpress/technical-responsibility/

We are living in instant messenger hell

I had to install WhatsApp, because some friends are refusing to communicate in any other way, which made me realise how tired and disillusioned I am when I have to face yet another instant messenger network - at least, with some work, Pidgin can still connect to more or less everything and anything.

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How to install microG an odexed stock android ROM

The method of replacing Google Services Framework with microG suite on the stock, Android Marshmallow ROM of a Nomu S10

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Hol vasmű állott, most kőhalom

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hol-vasmu-allott-most-kohalom.jpg - photo by Peter Molnar
Camera
PENTAX K-5 II s
Aperture
f/8.0
Shutter speed
1/100 sec
Focal length (as set)
35.0 mm
Sensitivity
ISO 3200
Lens
smc PENTAX-DA 35mm F2.4 AL

Just another abandoned, decaying factory in Budapest.

Hol vasmű állott, most kőhalom 2

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hol-vasmu-allott-most-kohalom-2.jpg - photo by Peter Molnar
Camera
PENTAX K-5 II s
Shutter speed
1/60 sec
Focal length (as set)
50.0 mm
Sensitivity
ISO 1600
Lens
K or M Lens

Empty windows, nature slowly taking over, rubble everywhere - a few decades of decay.

LinkedIn is ignoring user settings

Logged out users are prevented from reaching LinkedIn profiles set to complete public visibility

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Living with a rugged, cheap Chinese Android phone, the Nomu S10

The story of falling in love with a £120 Android phone, learning about the Triada malware, re-diving into Android ROM flashing, and keeping the phone despite the problems - because it's brilliant.

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Puertito de los Molinos

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puertito-de-los-molinos.jpg - photo by Peter Molnar
Camera
PENTAX K-5 II s
Shutter speed
1/125 sec
Focal length (as set)
50.0 mm
Sensitivity
ISO 200
Lens
K or M Lens

Puertito de los Molinos has huge, steep, beautiful walls of rock surrounding it; unfortunately it's more or less impossible to climb down on them. We planned to get here by sunset, but it was pitch black when we actually arrived, so instead before getting our flight home, we got up early and came back for sunrise. It was worth it: when sunrise comes with the high tide the waves are magnificent, even with a calm weather.

Road to Malpaís Grande

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road-to-malpais-grande.jpg - photo by Peter Molnar
Camera
PENTAX K-5 II s
Aperture
f/9.0
Shutter speed
1/125 sec
Focal length (as set)
35.0 mm
Sensitivity
ISO 200
Lens
smc PENTAX-DA 35mm F2.4 AL

The road to and from Pozo Negro is quiet, but that doesn't mean there is nothing to look at: it comes all the way along the black fields of lava which started at Malpaís Grande and ended up at the sea at Pozo Negro.

Pozo Negro

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pozo-negro.jpg - photo by Peter Molnar
Camera
PENTAX K-5 II s
Aperture
f/11.0
Shutter speed
1/125 sec
Focal length (as set)
35.0 mm
Sensitivity
ISO 200
Lens
smc PENTAX-DA 35mm F2.4 AL

Pozo Negro got about 2 sentences in the guide book for Fuerteventura, and most of those 2 lines was that it has 2 pescados, fish restaurants. Well, it did, in fact had nice fish, and if you're there by sunset, like we were, it also offers beautiful colours.