Links van 18 oktober 2017 tot 19 oktober 2017

My Interview With a Rohingya Refugee: What Do You Say to a Woman Whose Baby Was Thrown Into a Fire? – The New York TimesAs I walked out of the refugee camp, my phone rang. The instant I said hello, my wife could hear it in my voice. “What’s wrong?” she asked. “I just finished […]

Links van 2 april 2016 tot 10 april 2016

Malcolm Gladwell got us wrong: Our research was key to the 10,000-hour rule, but here’s what got oversimplified – Salon.comYes, it takes effort to be an expert. But Gladwell based 10,000-hour rule in part on our work, and misunderstood Mounting data suggest antibacterial soaps do more harm than good | Ars TechnicaWhether you’re coming home […]

Links van 25 september 2015 tot 30 september 2015

Hollywood history podcast: Buster Keaton’s move to MGM in 1928.MGM was paying Buster Keaton $3,000 a week and seemed literally afraid to let him open his mouth. But as sound fully took hold at MGM, Keaton would long for the days of silence. Listen to the episode to find out how, over the next three […]

Links van 13 maart 2012 tot 18 maart 2012

Sustainable Pleasure – Sex Toy Recyclingfind out how sex toy recycling works Ruby, Ruby on Rails, and _why: The disappearance of one of the world’s most beloved computer programmers. – Slate MagazineWhat happened when one of the world’s most unusual, and beloved, computer programmers disappeared. The Inside Story of How John Carter Was Doomed by […]