Peter Bihr builds a solid argument why “online ads on content fund its creation” is a so-called category error, where things that belong to one category are presented as belonging to another (where they don’t belong).
The original social contract with ads on websites, he presents […]
In “10 Reasons Why Online Advertising is Broken”, Karolina Iwańska summarizes the toxicity of behavioural advertising not in one, but ten, points (and stresses that this list is not exhaustive).
Starting out with the illusion of consent and intrusive profiling, she frames the […]
Why are over 500 MB of files needed to write a web app that shows a few lists of things and makes some AJAX requests? (Yes I still call them that. I’ll call them XHR too, even though XML is way passé.)
…not even to speak of the headache to update a […]