Or perhaps something that converts the CSS of @hypothes_is highlights and makes the letters red instead of having a yellow background? #EdTech
A bit reminiscent, but of a different historical period than the index card idea.
Let’s say you’re in love with @Hypothes_is, but you’re also an old school index card and pen person. There’s definitely a way to add that old school index card/#zettelkasten feel to your new fangled digital notes.#SLS22 #NoteTaking #EdTech #CSShttps://t.co/hpeZpkrch0 pic.twitter.com/pWowYTn7Ts
— Chris Aldrich (@ChrisAldrich) June 17, 2022
What if we had a collection of illuminated initials and some code that would allow for replacing capitals at the start of paragraphs we were reading?
Maybe a repository like @GIPHY or some of the meme and photo collections for reuse? Maybe this could be something done in the vein of the bookmarklet on the “Taft Test”?
Maybe it could pull images from #MarginalMonday or #ManuscriptMonday to randomly decorate web pages and make them look more like #medieval manuscripts? (While also stripping/replacing advertising? 😁) #medievaltwitter
I wonder at changing fonts as well… So many choices…
I want a more #medieval decorated web experience and aesthetic. How about you?
(Implementations of these or related ideas highly encouraged. What can you make?)
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The Taft Test could be an interesting way to implement this idea: I want a more medieval decorated web experience and aesthetic #
Thinking about rubrication and manuscripts. I feel like I ought to build a Tampermonkey or Greasemonkey script that takes initial capitals online and makes them large, red, even historiated /illuminated.