Bleeping Computer: Embed Python scripts in HTML with PyScript

Bleeping Computer: Embed Python scripts in HTML with PyScript. “The new PyScript project lets you embed Python programs directly in HTML pages and execute them within the browser without any server-based requirements. The project was announced this weekend at PyCon US 2022 and acts as a wrapper around the Pyodide project, which loads the CPython interpreter as a WebAssembly browser module.”

The Verge: Twitter reverts change that left blank spaces in place of deleted embedded tweets

The Verge: Twitter reverts change that left blank spaces in place of deleted embedded tweets. “Twitter has confirmed it reversed a change that altered the appearance of deleted tweets embedded on websites outside of Twitter (thanks to @RuinDig on Twitter for pointing this out). Instead of leaving a blank gap in place of the deleted tweets, the site will go back to displaying the tweet’s original text.”

TechCrunch: Twitter is wiping embeds of deleted tweets from the web

TechCrunch: Twitter is wiping embeds of deleted tweets from the web. “Previously, a deleted tweet embedded in a web page would still display the text content of a tweet. Now that text is gone, showing only a blank box. Twitter is altering web pages with deleted embedded tweets by hiding the text with JavaScript — a choice that has many developers and open web advocates up in arms.”

How-To Geek: How to Group Images in Google Docs

How-To Geek: How to Group Images in Google Docs. “When you use images in your document, you might want to keep them together. This allows you to move them as a group and resize that group to fit your document better. Here’s how to group images in Google Docs. As of this writing, Google Docs doesn’t offer an official method for grouping images the way that Microsoft Word lets you group shapes. But with a little magic from the drawing tool, you can create your group and use it in your document like any other image.”

Motherboard: A Defunct Video Hosting Site Is Flooding Normal Websites With Hardcore Porn

Motherboard: A Defunct Video Hosting Site Is Flooding Normal Websites With Hardcore Porn. “As pointed out by Twitter user @dox_gay, hardcore porn is now embedded on the pages of the Huffington Post, New York magazine, The Washington Post, and a host of other websites. This is because a porn site called 5 Star Porn HD bought the domain for Vidme, a brief YouTube competitor founded in 2014 and shuttered in 2017. Its Twitter account is still up, but the domain lapsed.”

Courthouse News Service: EU Adviser Rules for German Library in Fight Over Embedded Links

Courthouse News Service: EU Adviser Rules for German Library in Fight Over Embedded Links. “In siding with a major German cultural institution, a European magistrate held Thursday that websites that embed digital media as links are not violating European Union law. In issuing his advisory opinion, Maciej Szpunar, an advocate general for the European Court of Justice, said the Stiftung Preussischer Kulturbesitz – the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation – is not violating copyright laws by running a digital cultural library featuring thumbnails and links to works at participating institutions, such as museums. The foundation is government-funded.”

Digital Inspiration: How to Embed Google Slides Like a Pro!

Digital Inspiration: How to Embed Google Slides Like a Pro!. “It takes 2 easy steps to embed any Google Slides deck in your website. Open Google Slides, go to the File Menu and choose Publish to web. Your presentation becomes public and you are presented with an IFRAME HTML tag that you can copy-paste in any web page. The embedded Google Slides player can be easily customized by modifying the src attribute of the IFRAME tag.”

The Verge: Photographer can’t sue a website for embedding her Instagram post, says court

The Verge: Photographer can’t sue a website for embedding her Instagram post, says court. “A court ruled yesterday that Mashable can embed a professional photographer’s photo without breaking copyright law, thanks to Instagram’s terms of service. The New York district court determined that Stephanie Sinclair offered a ‘valid sublicense’ to use the photograph when she posted it publicly on Instagram.”

TechCrunch: Stanford and Google create an embeddable COVID-19 map for local journalists

TechCrunch: Stanford and Google create an embeddable COVID-19 map for local journalists. “Stanford University’s Big Local News and Pitch Interactive projects, along with the Google News Initiative, are launching a new tool today that allows local journalists to embed customized, up-to-date maps of COVID-19 cases in the United States. The COVID-19 Case Mapper might sound pretty basic — and indeed, Google Data Editor Simon Rogers admitted that he’d expected something like this to exist already.”