Links van 10 oktober 2018 tot 17 oktober 2018

Tend | Blog – Facebook lied about their ad analytics and it’s not the biggest problemA new class-action lawsuit claims that the video analytics numbers were actually inflated by 150% – 900%. Worse yet, Facebook didn't disclose the "miscalculation" for over a year after they found out about it. This Hilarious Optical Illusion for Birds […]

Links van 5 oktober 2018 tot 8 oktober 2018

Why the world’s flight paths are such a messsIf you think flying from A to B is a matter of plotting the most direct path between two places, think again. Security and political issues determine flight paths, and ticket prices far more than considerations about an airline’s carbon footprint What Makes ‘The Good Place’ So […]

Links van 4 oktober 2018 tot 5 oktober 2018

Why Are Enterprises So Slow? – zwischenzugsHave you ever found yourself saying things like: Why are enterprises so slow? How do they decide what to buy? Why is it so hard to deliver things in an enterprise? I worked for a large ‘enterprise’ organisation for a few years trying to deliver infrastructure software change, and […]

Links van 2 oktober 2018 tot 3 oktober 2018

The Dangers of YouTube for Young Children – The AtlanticThe platform’s entertainment for children is weirder—and more globalized—than adults could have expected. Night terrors: what do anxiety dreams mean? | Life and style | The GuardianThese are anxious times – but how does this affect our sleep, and what can we learn from the exam […]

Links van 19 september 2018 tot 25 september 2018

Meet AlvaAlva lets you design interactive products based on components engineered by your developers. Gent is de jobkampioen – De StandaardGeen enkele gemeente in Vlaanderen heeft er de voorbije jaren meer jobs zien bijkomen als Gent. De Oost-Vlamingen kloppen Antwerpen. Your calendrical fallacy is thinking…Helping you navigate the insane complexity of calendrically correct date and […]

Links van 15 september 2018 tot 17 september 2018

I Quit my Job to Pursue my Passion—& my Life Fell Apart. | elephant journalSome people have a singular passion. They know it, they discover it, and they follow it. Some of us…do not. When I get asked questions like, “What’s the one thing that makes you jump out of bed in the morning?” I […]

Links van 9 september 2018 tot 14 september 2018

Git pretty — justin hileman dot infoThis chart is from the presentation Changing History, or How to Git Pretty. Check it out to learn how to use this IRL. So…What Do I Make? (Dan Mall)Oud maar goed: "Reports are in from Twitter, Medium, and the like; we can’t make full comps, use Photoshop, or even utter […]

Links van 29 augustus 2018 tot 7 september 2018

Niet Hitler maar Breivik is het model voor Schild en Vrienden – Jan Blommaert (en z’n gedachten)Wie de laatste dagen aandachtig heeft gekeken naar wat over Schild en Vrienden naar buiten is gekomen ziet snel waar ze de mosterd hebben gehaald. Niet bij het VNV van de jaren 1930, en evenmin bij het VMO van […]

Links van 25 augustus 2018 tot 28 augustus 2018

Microsoft will soon automatically transcribe video files in OneDrive for Office 365 subscribers | TechCrunch yay! Luke’s Surprising and Oft-Ignored Views on Marriage and Resurrection | Is That in the Bible? Of all possible guests at a society wedding, an apocryphal Apostle was the worst. ‘Parkeren in Gent en Antwerpen is veel te goedkoop’ – […]

Links voor 23 augustus 2018

Je mag tegenwoordig niks meer © Wannes Daemen We zijn geen racis­ten, we zijn geen vrou­wen­ha­ters. Maar onze gedra­gin­gen en tra­di­ties heb­ben wel racis­ti­sche of vrouw­on­vrien­de­lij­ke kant­jes. Als we dat dur­ven zien, dan zal er onge­twij­feld een en ander ver­an­de­ren aan wat we doen en zeg­gen. Google Web Designer Create engaging, interactive HTML5-based designs and […]

Links van 18 augustus 2018 tot 22 augustus 2018

Stage 9 | A virtual recreation of the Star Trek TNG sets in Unreal Engine 4The aim of the Stage 9 project is to recreate the entirety (inside and out) of the Enterprise-D from Star Trek The Next Generation in Unreal Engine 4 with a focus on attention to detail. The eventual goal is to […]

Links van 13 augustus 2018 tot 18 augustus 2018

The un-celebrity president: Jimmy Carter shuns riches, lives modestly in his Georgia hometownJimmy Carter finishes his Saturday night dinner, salmon and broccoli casserole on a paper plate, flashes his famous toothy grin and calls playfully to his wife of 72 years, Rosalynn: “C’mon, kid.” She laughs and takes his hand, and they walk carefully through […]

Links van 11 augustus 2018 tot 12 augustus 2018

What Caused the Dinosaur Extinction? – The AtlanticA Princeton geologist has endured decades of ridicule for arguing that the fifth extinction was caused not by an asteroid but by a series of colossal volcanic eruptions. But she’s reopened that debate. Jeremy Corbyn for U.K. prime minister – Opinion – Israel News | Haaretz.comAnyone who wants […]

Links van 10 augustus 2018 tot 11 augustus 2018

How Facebook, Twitter, YouTube have taken a new job as content cops – AxiosTogether, the moderation disputes and privacy debates point to a future in which Facebook and its peers face a tough choice: Get good, fast, at being quasi-governments themselves — or hand the mess back to real governments and return to writing code and […]

Links van 8 augustus 2018 tot 10 augustus 2018

It’s Nice That | Adobe has added 665 new Monotype fonts to Creative CloudTypographers of the creative world rejoice! Christmas has, sort of, come early this year: Adobe and Montoype have just snuck down the chimney, glugged the port, polished off Rudloph’s carrot, and deposited 665 new fonts from 41 type families under the tree. […]