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The Case for Physical Media

Contrary to popular belief, the internet is not a permanent archive of our shared digital experiences. Instead, it's a dynamic and ever-changing environment shaped by technological advancements and corporate decisions. This reality is particularly evident in the video game preservation field and the broader context of digital content consumption.

The Myth of the 'Untalented Developer'

In the evolving world of web development, the pursuit of creating efficient yet lean web applications is a journey fraught with challenges. Two insightful pieces, one by Baldur Bjarnason and another by Chris Coyier shed light on the dichotomies and struggles within this field.

The Unseen Cost of SEO

In the nascent era of the web, SEO was a concept as esoteric as the personal computer itself—a curiosity, a future fantasy. Today, this landscape has shifted monumentally. SEO has burgeoned into an omnipresent force, molding the internet and social media's contours, but at a potentially steep price.

The Quiet War on Libraries

In an era where disinformation is the new currency and social media algorithms determine what is "true," the necessity of libraries has never been more pressing. Yet, here we are, watching the very foundations of these institutions crumble, not by accident, but by design.

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Hi, I'm Juan

Senior Full Stack Web Developer. This is where I ramble about automation, web development, data hoarding, and interesting stuff I find online.