Francesco Schwarz

Hi, Iโ€™m Francesco, a Frontend Developer from Munich, Germany. This is my little corner of the web. Thanks for stopping by! ๐Ÿ‘‹

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    This is why the octopus is such an interesting case – it can be seen as a form of “conscious exotica”, or an example of consciousness very unlike our own, as Halina writes in an essay on the subject. Octopuses are different enough from us that a lot of our assumptions about them have to be questioned – and even our assumptions about ourselves.

    Fascinating creatues. Let’s hope plans for the world’s first commerical octopus farm in Spain won’t go ahead. 🤞

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    Bare Figures

    Thoughts on a 10+ year old side project of mine that just went offline.

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    Mark Kaufman about a “successful, deceptive PR campaign”. Eye-opening.

    British Petroleum, the second largest non-state owned oil company in the world, with 18,700 gas and service stations worldwide, hired the public relations professionals Ogilvy & Mather to promote the slant that climate change is not the fault of an oil giant, but that of individuals.

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    At the beginning of the year, I decided to volunteer as a senior citizen assistant.

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    Ivan Demchenko on how to think about Design Systems.

    During my time at Personio, I participated in the process of re-thinking the existing Design System. I noticed that dissecting the system into layers helped us answer some tricky questions. So, bear with me.

  6. I’m having trouble keeping up with my feed reader count of unread articles. Somehow again and again I delay opening up the damn thing and just start reading.

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    Alex Russell puts into words what the popular phrase “Safari is the new IE6” really means. Insightful.

    This is not an exhaustive list, and each entry can block entire classes of applications from credibly being possible on the web. The real world impact is challenging to estimate. Weighing up the deadweight losses in start-ups not attempted and higher prices for small businesses who must pay to develop native apps seems a promising angle for economists to investigate.