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Technology

Thoughts about technology, mostly web-related.

XML file freezes browser & crashes computer

A short anecdote about modern web browsers (Firefox specifically) being stupid as fuck when it comes to loading and rendering big XML files.

The only reason to publish multipage content

You’ve probably guessed the reason already but I’ll spell it out anyway: Money. More page views result in increased ad revenue. The multipage scam is a web publishing (de facto) standard that needs to go.

Sidebars suck

I will never use those fucking things again. Ever.

Text-to-speech using the Web Speech API

I’ve always been fascinated by text-to-speech programs.