Web Excursions for October 15, 2018

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Web Excursions are select bookmarks from my travels around the interwebs, because I'm always thinking about you while discovering other people's cool stuff. You mean that much to me. You can see all of my (public) bookmarks on Pinboard, and visit the bookmarks archive for curated lists across the last few years.

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Leave no dark corner
Aside from me being enamored with the visual presentation of this story, this is a chilling look inside China’s “Sesame Credit” system. If you’re not already familiar with what’s happening there, you should definitely read up.
variadico/noti
A simple CLI to monitor any command and trigger a notification on completion. Works with macOS notifications, HipChat, Pushbullet, Pushover, Slack and more.
Free My Desktop
I wrote about some tricks for automating desktop cleanup before screencasting, but this new (free) app from Valentino Urbano makes it a one-click process to hide your desktop icons, dock, and menu bar.
12 Customizations for the Mojave macOS Login Window
Bet there’s at least one in here you didn’t know…
How to Take Photos and Scan Documents with Continuity Camera in Mojave
Josh Centers over at TidBITS offers a great overview of using your iPhone with the new Continuity Camera feature in Mojave to take photos and scan documents on your Mac.