JPEG-XL support (libjxl) went into FFmpeg:

JPEG-XL is a new general-purpose JPEG image standard that will hopefully fare better than JPEG-2000 has:

You can do pretty amazing stuff with the procedural generation of JPEG-XL:

This image, “Synthwave Rain” by Jon Sneyers, is 38 bytes in the new standard.

“She was a rare thing, fine as a bee’s wing,
I miss her more than ever words could say.
If I could just taste all of her wildness now,
If I could hold her in my arms today…
Well, I wouldn’t want her any other way.”

This one is hard-panned; try listening to only one of your headphones/speakers at a time to hear the independent tracks.

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Post classic video game music that has no place being as good as it is. Bonus points for Amiga, or Archimedes. Boost!

Tor the BSD dwarf and dungeon master sternly considers Terry’s roll for stealth: a middling 11, even with Terry’s custom d20. The moment is tense. Will Terry the waterfowl rogue sneak past the evil hex dice standing guard within the Monster Lair?

Every major release of Firefox adds or changes something that makes it at least a little bit worse.

Most recently, if you have a dark theme, the browser now sets the color scheme preference on websites to dark, with no prompt and no clear UI option to disable it.

The fix is to set layout.css.prefers-color-scheme.content-override to 2 in about:config, rather than its default value of 3. What, you didn’t guess that?

No wonder Chromium is taking over the world.

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