This Week I Learned (TWIL) is a weekly selection of interesting things and links I found useful during the week.
Apps and Tools
I am a child of the 90s. Technically, I was born in 1987, but I spent much of my childhood and early teenage years during the 90s. As every kid of that era, I was mesmerized by early-age 3D games. During my growing up, there was no better example of what the digital future held for us, than Sony’s PlayStation. As a kid, I only wanted to play great games, and console makers seemed like the good guys making sure we get to play them. I never even realized how rivalry, fierce competition, and trickery tactics there were between Sony, Nintendo, and SEGA at the time. This mini podcast series pulls the curtain of the story behind the stage.
Tips and Tricks
Browser Design Mode
Check this out:
That feeling when you first discovered `document.designMode` pic.twitter.com/bxA1otzCjN— Tomek Sułkowski (@sulco) September 27, 2019
As it turns out, setting
document.designMode="on" in the browser’s console, will start a special mode on your browser, which allows you to edit any visible portion of any page. I have checked its existence on Chrome, Firefox, Brave (Chromium), and Safari. More of a visual gimmick than a really useful feature, if you ask me, but still, some people might find this useful.
Comfortable non-medical face mask made from a blend of Polyester, Nylon, and PU with copper fused thread. They are hand washable up to 30 times, after which they behave like a regular cloth mask, just the copper will have worn down. Each mask comes with a lanyard and a pouch for safe storage.