Links van 15 april 2014 tot 20 april 2014

New Statesman | H G Wells: “It seems to me that I am more to the Left than you, Mr Stalin”In 1934, H G Wells arrived in Moscow to meet Soviet writers interested in joining the international PEN Club, of which he was then president. While there, Stalin granted him an interview. His deferential conversation […]

Links van 10 januari 2014 tot 12 januari 2014

Nathanael Johnson lets the anti-GMO movement off the hookWhat is most disturbing about the GMO debate – and why it matters – is that the anti-GMO movement at almost every turn rejects empiricism as a means of understanding the world and making decisions about it. Pass the GarumHeerlijk! Recepten uit het oude Rome. Tijd om […]

Links van 30 november 2012 tot 22 december 2012

48fps: how we accidentally invented Impressionist filmmaking | The Verge ForumsWatching Journey, it's clear that widespread adoption of High Frame Rate filmmaking would cause even greater issues. This isn't simply a matter of relearning how to do wardrobe, how to build a set, and how to light a scene. Acting is an entirely different matter […]

Links van 18 juli 2012 tot 26 juli 2012

Letters of Note: This is my son. He speaks Greek.In 1957, at 18 years of age, future billionaire and founder of CNN, Ted Turner, informed his father that he would be majoring in Classics after being inspired by a professor at Brown University. His father was furious to say the least, and responded to his son's […]

Links van 12 november 2011 tot 5 december 2011

Arcade Improv: Humans Pretending to Be Videogames – Waxy.orgInstantly, Mike and Jerry understood, along with everyone in the audience born before 1978. Catherine Young & Family, Page OneA family working in the Tifton (Ga.) Cotton Mill. Mrs. A.J. Young works in mill and at home. Nell (oldest girl) alternates in mill with mother. Mammy (next […]

Links van 10 maart 2011 tot 11 maart 2011

THE SPLENDIFEROUS ARRAY OF CULINARY TOOLSa thorough mapping of over 100 tools used in the preparation of delicious food. Printed with real copper ink, the same substance you might find in a fine piece of cookware 2011 Egyptian Revolution – chartbeatMohamed Nanabhay and the team at Al Jazeera have been using chartbeat to react swiftly […]