Hi there. My name is Matei Stanca and I make websites and stuff.
Neurocracy is a project conceived by Joannes Truyens, Younès Rabii, and myself, featuring visual direction and illustrations by Alice Duke and Ollie Tarbuck in addition to a range of futurist stories from contributing writers Leigh Alexander, Io Black, Holly Nielsen, Malka Older, Edward Smith, Axel Hassen Taiari, and Yudhanjaya Wijeratne. It aims to be equal parts interactive fiction and cautionary tale about the intersection of surveillance capitalism, big data, and authoritarianism.
A great interactive demo showcasing just about all the major obnoxious dark patterns a lot of larger websites use to make our lives miserable. Not the dystopian future we were promised.
Instead of attaching tooltips directly to
document.body, attach them to a predefined div in
Tooltips in our app were taking
>80ms. And during this time, the main thread was blocked, you couldn’t interact with anything.
Other components like modal, popover, dropdown had similar performance issues. In some cases, a modal took more than 1 second to appear while making the UI unresponsive.
Read on in the source link for details.
Pages that are empty without JS: dead to history (archive-org), unreliable for search results (despite any search engine claims of JS support, check it yourself), and thus ignorable. No need to waste time reading or responding.
Also known as, if it’s not curlable, it’s not on the web.