Sunday, June 25, 2017


RGBA color values are an extension of RGB color values with an alpha channel - which specifies the opacity of the object.
An RGBA color value is specified with: rgba(red, green, blue, alpha). The alpha parameter is a number between 0.0 (fully transparent) and 1.0 (fully opaque).

 webkit-box-shadow: 0 4px 0 0 rgba(65,156,192,1);
 moz-box-shadow: 0 4px 0 0 rgba(65,156,192,1);
 box-shadow: 0 4px 0 0 rgba(65,156,192,1);

Friday, June 23, 2017

Gmail content will not be used or scanned

G Suite’s Gmail is already not used as input for ads personalization, and Google has decided to follow suit later this year in our free consumer Gmail service. Consumer Gmail content will not be used or scanned for any ads personalization after this change.

Quote from Google's blog today, June 23rd, 2017

When is later this year?

Will Not Be

Gmail content will not be used or scanned
The revolution will not be televised.

When I Was Younger

When I was younger I thought that 'the revolution will not be televised (Gill Scott Heron - here are the lyrics ) was about as raw as lyrics got.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

EU Sues Member States Over Asylum Seekers

The Atlantic reports:

The European Union has launched a formal “infringement procedure” against three of its member nations—the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Poland—for failing to comply with a 2015 agreement to harbor asylum-seekers.

Monday, June 5, 2017

The Woodland Trust

I noticed the telephone number for the Woodland Trust is 0330 333 3300.

So I wrote to them and said:

Just a thought that maybe you can use this idea in one of your campaigns.
I noticed you have a lot of threes in your telephone number, and maybe you could advertise it using 'tree' to rhyme with 'three', as in 'zero tree tree zero, tree tree tree, tree tree, zero zero.'

MarsEdit 4

I've been using MarsEdit for just over seven years. I started with version 2, and then upgraded to version 3 in 2010. Now, in 2018, I...