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Gender pronouns and the pronunciation of the word “GIF”

In 1987, a new file format was released by CompuServe, the Graphics Interchange Format, or GIF for short. While the format has been surpassed by better compression algorithms with no loss in quality (for example, PNG), GIF files made a comeback because they support animation. Animated GIFs are the bread and butter of modern informalContinue reading Gender pronouns and the pronunciation of the word “GIF”

Thank you from the bottom of my heart

On 19 June 2018, I wrote on Twitter that I was available for hire. So … uh … I’m available for hire — Randolph West ⚧ 🇿🇦🇨🇦 (@_randolph_west) June 20, 2018 The economy in Calgary, where we live, was going through a slump. My regular customers in the energy sector weren’t doing the consultant thing,Continue reading Thank you from the bottom of my heart

Enhance

The Twitter account known as SwiftOnSecurity deleted a short thread of tweets today stating that the vast majority of 4K resolution laptop screens could be scaled down to 1080p. This would improve performance owing to the reduction in pixels being refreshed, and those users would scarcely notice the difference. Swift was referring to a display’sContinue reading Enhance