Episode 25: A certain amount of ambiguity

Direct download link: Episode 25.

This week Audrey and I chat about Medium’s “renewed focus” and what it tells us about the financial challenges of online publishing, Google’s Accelerated Mobile Pages project, their cache, and why it might not be the best for the open web. Lastly, we share what delighted us on the Internet this week. Enjoy!

Show Notes


Accelerated Mobile Pages

Things we like on the Internet

Community Announcements

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