TDYR 399 – The Genius of a Ceiling-Mounted Greenscreen

With two hooks in the ceiling, I made the single biggest home office improvement for Zoom calls and live streaming! In this episode I talk about how useful a ceiling-mounted green screen can be, and how green screens in general can help improve the qua…

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Internet Society Seeks Nominations for 2021 Board of Trustees (Featured Blog)

re you passionate about preserving the global, open Internet? Do you have experience in Internet standards, development or public policy? If so, please consider applying for a seat on the Internet Society Board of Trustees. The Internet Society support…

Internet Society Seeks Nominations for 2021 Board of Trustees (Featured Blog)

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Testing Automatically Creating a Twitter Thread from a WordPress post

By way of a mention on Techmeme today, I learned that WordPress now allows you to tweet out a blog post as a linked thread of tweets. You can do this either using the hosted WordPress.com solution – or using … Continue reading

Using the details element via a Gutenberg block

As I wrote about last year, the HTML5 “details” element is a very useful and lightweight way to create a collapsed list of questions or other content. Investigating possible options, these kind of parts of a web page seem to … Continue reading

TDYR 398 – COVID-19, online learning, and… the END OF SNOW DAYS??

What??? With schools moving to online learning, are we really seeing the end of *snow days*? In this episode, I talk about the long tradition of “snow days” in the northern US, and how the COVID-19 pandemic is changing the way we learn… and removing …

TDYR 397 – COVID-19: Have we depleted our brain’s surge capacity?

In this pandemic with its ongoing and never-ending uncertainty, is part of our challenge that we have depleted our brain’s “surge capacity”? Following on to the last episode 396 where I talked about the “Pandemic Productivity Plunge,” in this episode …

Call for Participation – ICANN 69 DNSSEC and Security Workshop, October 2020 (Featured Blog)

If you are interested in presenting at the ICANN 69 DNSSEC and Security Workshop during the week of 17-22 October 2020, please send a brief (1-2 sentence) description of your proposed presentation to dnssec-hamburg@isoc.org by 27 August 2020. We are op…

Call for Participation — ICANN 69 DNSSEC and Security Workshop – October 2020 (Featured Blog)

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