Links van 27 maart 2019 tot 29 maart 2019

The Day the Dinosaurs Died | The New Yorker“We have the whole KT event preserved in these sediments,” DePalma said. “With this deposit, we can chart what happened the day the Cretaceous died.” No paleontological site remotely like it had ever been found, and, if DePalma’s hypothesis proves correct, the scientific value of the site […]

Links van 20 mei 2018 tot 21 mei 2018

Gell-Mann amnesia effect – Wikiwandthe Gell-Mann amnesia effect labels a commonly observed problem in modern media,[2] where one will believe everything they read from a journalist even after they come across an article about something they know well that is completely incorrect Tim Harford — Article — Statistics, Fast and SlowOne way to understand China […]

Links van 8 maart 2018 tot 10 maart 2018

Leningrad’s Lost PhotographerRussian Masha Ivashintsova (1942-2000) photographed constantly but never showed her work to anyone. In late 2017, a relative stumbled on boxes of negatives and undeveloped film gathering dust in an attic. Published below, some for the first time, are some of the 30,000 images from the remarkable discovery. (492) The STEAM renaissance: Guy […]

Links van 24 januari 2018 tot 26 januari 2018

Wireflows: A UX Deliverable for Workflows and AppsIn the UX field, wireframes are a common deliverable to show page-level layout ideas, whereas flowcharts are useful for documenting complex workflows and user tasks. However, despite the fact that both of these deliverables remain in common use among UX professionals, there are situations in which they are […]

Links van 18 januari 2018 tot 20 januari 2018

Adactio: Journal—Needs mustIn Resilient Web Design, I documented the three-step approach I take when I’m building anything on the web: Identify core functionality. Make that functionality available using the simplest possible technology. Enhance! Now I’m wondering if I should’ve clarified that second step further. When I talk about choosing “the simplest possible technology”, what I […]

Links van 17 januari 2018 tot 18 januari 2018

Pros and Cons of Personalization in Your Website Design | Design ShackWhen it comes to website personalization, designers have a lot of opinions. Is the research and hassle of designing a personalized interface worth the reward? For big companies such as Amazon and Netflix, personalization has been a game-changer. But what about for your website? […]

Links van 9 november 2017 tot 10 november 2017

IBM TypeThanks for your interest in IBM Plex, IBM’s new corporate type family. IBM Plex is open source, and should be used by IBMers for all typographical situations, replacing Helvetica Neue, whenever possible. Why This Fungus Has Over 20,000 Sexes – D-briefOne species of fungi, Schizophyllum commune, really shines when it comes to gender diversity. […]

Links van 24 oktober 2017 tot 31 oktober 2017

Stop doing user interviews. Start having conversations.If you can level up by remembering your user interview skills and also relaxing and having a conversation, the person you’re talking to is going to be that much more engaged. If they’re engaged, what they tell you will be more natural, your insights will be deeper and learnings […]

Links van 24 november 2016 tot 11 december 2016

A boy wonder from the 1780s shows us where school maths gets it wrong – MediumSchool maths lets students frisk around the edges of problem solving, but keeps them firmly rooted in the rote acquisition of disjointed knowledge. The Dominance of Google and Facebook in One ChartOver the next couple years, digital advertising is expected […]

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Opinie: De islam-enquête is een voorbeeld van hoe het niet moet | Opinie | De MorgenWe verzochten gisteren om inzage in de technische fiche, die naar verluidt eind deze week op de Humo-site verschijnt. We vrezen het ergste. Er bestaat geen register waaruit men op willekeurige basis 500 moslims kan distilleren. Als dat bij Ivox […]

Links van 1 december 2014 tot 4 december 2014

Stop giving Wikipedia money | Newslines – The Story of EverythingDon’t donate to Wikipedia. It doesn’t need the money, and anything you donate will not go to the people who actually created the pages that you like. It doesn’t even go to the admins who help check the content. It doesn’t go to content creation […]

Links van 31 juli 2014 tot 9 augustus 2014

The War Photo No One Would Publish – The Atlantic“It was one picture after another of a sunset with camels and a tank.” An Empire of Stars » Lapsed HistorianAs the V-2 disappeared into the distance the men of the AVKO couldn’t help but smile and cheer. Their delight was catching, and soon the rest […]

Links van 21 juni 2014 tot 22 juni 2014

Tono Tono – YouTubeAfasie is raar. The Early History Of Smalltalk Online advertising effectiveness: For large brands, online ads may be worthless.The Internet has given us an ocean of data. Turns out, most of it is pretty useless. ANCIENT GREEK GEOMETRYVoor alle leraars wiskunde, en alles leraars geschiedenis. Ask Chris #172: ‘The Problem’To put it […]

Links van 24 april 2014 tot 28 april 2014

Bras in Space: The Incredible True Story Behind Upcoming Film Spacesuit | The Credits.Instead, pitted against the military-industrial complex, Playtex created the 21-layer spacesuit, each layer distinct yet interrelated in function to the rest of the whole—a masterly combination of elegance, complexity, and form. Where the military contractors created cybernetic, armor-like suits (that failed, and […]

Links van 10 april 2014 tot 13 april 2014

Amazon.com to Acquire comiXology | comiXology UnboundAmazon.com today announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire comiXology, the company that revolutionized the digital comics reading experience with their immersive Guided View technology and makes discovering, buying, and reading comic books and graphic novels easier and more fun than ever before. 2048 Variants | Semi-long […]