Four short links: 24 January 2018
- ActivityPub is a W3C Recommendation — a decentralized social networking protocol based upon the [ActivityStreams] 2.0 data format. It provides a client-to-server API for creating, updating and deleting content, as well as a federated server-to-server API for delivering notifications and content.
- Zstd — a real-time compression algorithm, providing high compression ratios. It offers a very wide range of compression / speed trade-off, while being backed by a very fast decoder. It also offers a special mode for small data, called dictionary compression, and can create dictionaries from any sample set. Zstandard library is provided as open source software using a BSD license. (via Frank Denis)
- Tips for Self-Care from Tech Workers (Angie Chang) — Quit if you are in a toxic work environment. (via Mike Stok)