Updates & Writing

Links, Week 10, 2020

It’s been pointed out that native HTML has accessibility problems, especially with new elements. And it’s great to see a growing number of people calling for browser vendors to start making the default implementation of elements accessible.

Australian police, at the federal and state level, have more than a dozen accounts with the Clearview AI facial recognition tool, although they deny using the service. We know this because Clearview AI lost their client list in a data breach which highlights the privacy nightmare that companies like this pose. Of course, literal vampire Peter Thiel is involved and Clearview AI is only one step removed from Rudolph W. Guiliani.