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Accessibility question for users of assistive technologies 

@nolan, I don't use a screen reader, but I've been dabbling with it over time and for the AMP project I've had to report a bug, they were not hiding elements behind the overlay. And I suggested that they should implement the focus trap behavior which Angular Material components uses, but when they've went with hiding the elements and allowing the user to escape to the browser. Two behaviors for two Google products.

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"10 Years of Open-Source Visualization" by Mike Bostock

Lots of wisdom in here, especially around how to interact with the community as an open-source maintainer.

@nolan, thanks for sharing this.

I have a question: besides going straight to the source (and RSS) how do you discover new quality content these days? I've ditched Twitter, Reddit and HN for some time now and I fell like I'm missing on things because of not using them. Mastodon is great and all, but lacking a "top" for various things, and hashtags are impossibly complex in Tusky .

@mariusor, so did I, untill recently(ish).

But then I've discovered a home delivery service that have some killer veggie meals and I've been hooked since then. Looks like you can cook some quite decent meals without meat and you don't have to be all "hashtag vegetarian or scrue you" about it - I've always been put off by those and always stayed on the meat side.

@mariusor why would you cook veggies for 5h if you don't have meat? It sounds like a blasphemy to me.

@nolan, that's a well written article! Thanks for taking the time to publish the findings.

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Today is the day to move to @opensuse Leap 15.2 if you are still running #Leap 15.1. The life cycle of #security and #maintenance for the point release of Leap 15.1 has ended. We hope this release brought you 620 days of happiness.

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The results from the @opensuse end of year survey provided several insightful facts like the last operating system people used before deploying #openSUSE. More details about the survey can be found at

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The #PinePhone modem (yes, the modem) can now run Linux kernel 5.10 ( @postmarketOS )... we're sure many of you know where this is heading :)
Massive thanks to biktorgj, konradybcio and others.

In Transformers, they've used Dark Matter Drives and it seems that Dark Matter might not exist after all. So, does that mean that Transformers aren't real? What next? Santa?

@nolan @slightlyoff, the "what's a page" definition changes a lot as the project moves on. In many projects I've seen various features being hacked into the router system, just so that we get a "ga back" behavior from any place. We've recently butchered a tab component to use the router, we need edit buttons that send the user back to the right tab. -- and then we had to fix the back button behavior on the tabs page itself, it was a nightmare(ish).

@nolan, I would say that the closest equivalent would have to be a `<figcaption>` with a "visually-hidden" class (this class would be a hack, but there's no better alternative I can think of)

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