Updates & Writing

Links, Week 11, 2020

Stop using the term “drop-down”. I’m not sure I had seen the <datalist> element before reading this article.

Security Cameras

Search engine Duck Duck Go has released a Tracker Radar, a regularly maintained dataset of online trackers that can be used in privacy plugins.

A paper by Douglas J Leith from the School of Computer Science & Statistics at Trinity College, reveals that Microsoft’s new Edge browser (and Yandex) send identifiers that are linked to your hardware and persist across fresh browser installs and can also be used to link different apps running on the same device. Via Betanews.

A really useful decision-making framework to help determine whether to use a modal or whether to use a page.