Articles by Judy McConnell
AV1 and the Video Wars of 2027
This post imagines a dystopian future where only the rich can stream video to their homes, and the democratizing forces of the internet have crumbled under corruption and greed. The author reports back from a troubled future in the late 2020s that is wholly fictitious. The open video codec AV1 is wholly real.
Where’s Rust headed in 2018? Ask the community.
Rust project leaders are setting the 2018 roadmap based on community input. The priority? Make Rust easier to learn, and make its developers more productive. Expect a major update to the open source systems programming language later this year.
A Classic Extension Reborn: Tree Style Tab
Yuki “Piro” Hiroshi is a trailblazer and a true do-it-yourselfer. Whenever the Tokyo-based programmer gets irritated with any aspect of his browsing experience, he builds a workaround for himself and shares it with others. After authoring nearly 100 browser extensions, Piro recently took on his biggest challenge yet: migrating the legacy Tree Style Tab (TST) extension to work with the new WebExtensions API and Firefox Quantum.