Links van 29 december 2013 tot 8 januari 2014

Dell Wasn’t Joking About That 28-Inch Sub-$1000 4K Monitor; It’s Only $699 – ForbesThe P2815Q will have a full 3840 x 2160 4K resolution and launch globally on January 23. Dell hasn’t yet discussed things like refresh rate or range of inputs (I’m sure DisplayPort is a given), but they do promise the same “screen […]

Links van 9 december 2013 tot 13 december 2013

Grunt for People Who Think Things Like Grunt are Weird and Hard via reddit.comGrunt is one of those fancy newfangled things that all the cool kids seem to be using but at first glance feels strange and intimidating. I hear you. This article is for you. YouTube – Elite: Dangerous Progress Diary 09 Alpha Phase […]

Links voor 4 november 2013

Am I Going Insane? Snapchat is Intrinsically Worthless – Roy MurdockSnapchat’s latest valuation puts it at $4 billion dollars Media for Thinking the Unthinkable on VimeoPresented at the MIT Media Lab on April 4, 2013. Gmail, Mavericks, and Mail.app apparently suck together – Marco.orgIt’s pretty bad that Apple didn’t catch this in beta testing — […]

Links van 24 mei 2013 tot 1 november 2013

Sonos Play:1 review – gdgtMisschien wel, maar 't is toch wel nog duur. Als het nu pakweg 100 euro zou zijn, zou ik er twee kopen. Nu: geen één. "At just $199, the Play:1 is the cheapest way to jump into the Sonos wireless music system, or just a good addition to your existing collection […]

Links van 5 september 2012 tot 29 november 2012

corsix-th – Open source clone of Theme Hospital – Google Project HostingThis project aims to reimplement the game engine of Theme Hospital, with the capability of loading assets including graphics and levels from the original game. Revenge of the Reality-Based Community | The American ConservativeI know that it’s unattractive and bad form to say “I told […]

Links van 11 augustus 2012 tot 14 augustus 2012

Evolution of the dune ecosystem in Flanders during the Middle Ages : anthropogenic factors versus sea level change theoryThe purpose of the present article is to demonstrate that the disruption process of the original coastal ecosystem of the so-called Older dunes on the Flemish coast only started during the Great Reclamation Period as a result […]

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 30 mei 2012 tot 13 juni 2012

Hidden Epidemic: Tapeworms Living Inside People’s Brains | Infectious Diseases | DISCOVER MagazineParasitic worms leave millions of victims paralyzed, epileptic, or worse. So why isn’t anyone mobilizing to eradicate them? I’ve been playing the same game of Civilization II for almost 10 years. This is the result. : gamingI've been playing the same game of […]

Links van 2 mei 2012 tot 8 mei 2012

swissmiss | Two kids in a carThese two kids saw the GOTYE music video SOMEBODY THAT I USED TO KNOW and fell in love with it. They started requesting the song every time they’d be riding in the car, singing along, of course. One day, their parents set up a go camera behind their seat […]

Links van 24 april 2012 tot 2 mei 2012

What if realists were in charge of U.S. foreign policy? | Stephen M. WaltThe liberal/neoconservative alliance is responsible for most of America's major military interventions of the past two decades, as well as other key initiatives like NATO expansion. By contrast, realists have been largely absent from the halls of power or the commanding heights […]

Links van 8 april 2012 tot 11 april 2012

Interesting ArticlesA curated stream of interesting articles. Beste MIVB, heb uw personeel en de passagiers lief | SixlogJe bent nergens meer veilig, niet in het verkeer, evenmin thuis en zeker niet op een boot. Dat heet toeval of noodlot en hoeveel blauw ook op straat, of hoe streng de straffen: het zal altijd blijven gebeuren. […]

Links van 2 maart 2012 tot 4 maart 2012

There is something really wrong with modern programmers. Very wrong indeed.Increasingly, projects are websites.  You don’t have to be a power programmer; you can cut-n-paste Javascript and run node.js and then you go get mongoDB or Redis as a backend and you’re thinking you’re scalable!  Get with the movement! 2012_SDTVx264r.nfoThe SD x264 TV Releasing Standards […]

Links van 25 januari 2012 tot 31 januari 2012

So klang Bismarck! – einestagesDer Kanzler war begeistert! 1889 wurde Otto von Bismarck ein Phonograph vorgeführt – und der altehrwürdige Staatsmann plauderte munter auf das revolutionäre Gerät. Mehr als ein Jahrhundert galt die wohl einzig jemals gemachte Aufnahme der fürstlichen Stimme als verschollen. Nun ist sie aufgetaucht. Forgotten.pl Abandoned PlacesStadsarcheologie in Polen. Rosling’s World – […]

Links van 22 januari 2012 tot 24 januari 2012

A Brief, Incomplete, and Mostly Wrong History of Programming Languages via reddit.com1964 – John Kemeny and Thomas Kurtz create BASIC, an unstructured programming language for non-computer scientists. 1965 – Kemeny and Kurtz go to 1964. Cyberlocker Ecosystem Shocked As Big Players Take Drastic Action | TorrentFreakWhile the shutdown last week of Megaupload and the arrest […]

Links van 14 januari 2012 tot 18 januari 2012

cliff richard dying insideAs with a lot of pictures of Cliff, at first glance he looks happy. But if you look closely, if you really search his eyes for signs of life, you soon realise that he is dying on the inside. [Updated] The rise and fall of personal computing | asymcoNote the log scale. […]