Links van 27 september 2017 tot 1 oktober 2017

De lotgevallen van de Witte: Over privileges, rechten en macht. – Jan Blommaert (en z’n gedachten)Wat het “white privilege” verhaaltje dus niet doet, is de macht zoeken waar ze werkelijk ligt. Neen, ze smeert de macht uit over een oneindig aantal “witte mensen”, zodat ze in wezen onzichtbaar wordt en nooit onder vuur komt te […]

Links van 10 augustus 2014 tot 12 augustus 2014

A Diablo 3 Story: A Diablo 3 StoryTLDR: I made about 100 000 euro from Diablo 3 in exactly 1 year. Below I will tell you in great detail how. Almost Perfect by W. E. Pete Peterson The Rise and Fall of WordPerfect CorporationThe book, Almost Perfect, was originally published by Prima Publishing in 1994. […]

Links van 14 juli 2014 tot 18 juli 2014

Gamasutra – The History of CivilizationGamasutra is proud to be partnering with the IGDA's Preservation SIG to present detailed official histories of each of the first ten games voted into the Digital Game Canon. The Canon "provides a starting-point for the difficult task of preserving this history inspired by the role of that the U.S. […]

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 maart 2014 tot 28 maart 2014

The slow, sad death of Last.fmLast.fm used to know about bands before they were cool. Alas, there’s nothing up-and-coming about Last.fm these days. Steve Jobs wasn’t even okay with Google hiring former Apple engineers | Breaking Apple News, Tips and Reviews from The Unofficial Apple Weblogit would be much easier to "move on, forget, forgive" if […]

Links van 8 januari 2014 tot 9 januari 2014

The Jesus Blog: The Testimonium Flavianum, Eusebius, and Consensus (Guest Post) – OlsonIn this post, I’ll try to make clear why I am skeptical toward common scholarly claims about what an early Christian writer would or would not have written in a brief passage about Jesus. Native Ads Are The Worst Idea In The World […]

Links van 15 december 2013 tot 16 december 2013

nsa-backdoor/nsa-backdoor.php at master · aaronjorbin/nsa-backdoorGrin. "Description: Make it easy for the NSA to have admin access to your site" A Great Old-Timey Game-Programming Hack – Tom Moertel’s BlogThis was in the 8-bit PC era, so the gaming hardware was almost impossibly slow by today’s standards. It might not surprise you, then, to learn that, back […]

Links van 13 november 2013 tot 14 november 2013

Ad Tech’s IPO Rager Spawns Wicked Hangover | DigidayThe guys investing in these companies are finance guys; they don’t know anything about the industry. They’re being told novel stories and making decisions on somewhat ignorant views and undeveloped valuation frameworks. Woordgeslacht van Engelse leenwoordenYou don't say: "Omdat verschillende regels elkaar kunnen tegenspreken, moet er een […]

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 19 januari 2012 tot 22 januari 2012

The 5 Most Horrible Things Nobody Tells You About Babies | Cracked.comHollywood comedies about parenthood depend entirely on making raising a kid look a ridiculous, hectic mess. Then, eventually the leading man finds out that in the end, the rewards make it all worth it. That's mostly because for whatever reason, baby murder is still […]

Links van 18 januari 2012 tot 19 januari 2012

Cat Annoys Sleeping Guy All Night – PogpogDid you ever wonder what cats do while you’re asleep? This guy did, so he set up a time lapse camera to find out. The Evil Marketing Genius of Paula Deen, the New Face of Diabetes – Daniel D. Snyder – Health – The AtlanticYesterday, television personality and […]

Links van 4 januari 2012 tot 6 januari 2012

PLoS ONE: The Distance Between Mars and Venus: Measuring Global Sex Differences in PersonalityThe idea that there are only minor differences between the personality profiles of males and females should be rejected as based on inadequate methodology. Everything you need to know about buying a camera | The VergeVoor als er nog eens iemand vraagt […]

Links voor 5 december 2011

Google Kills Its Other Plus, and How to Bring It Back – Waxy.orgAs Google marginalizes its core base, it's opened the door for smaller, more nimble startups, such as DuckDuckGo, a one-man project that's quickly becoming the go-to search engine for discriminating nerds. Anti-Semitism | Embassy of the United States Brussels, BelgiumGeen flauw idee waarom […]

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 14 juni 2011 tot 15 juni 2011

Even if you have the slightest interest in Star Wars…holy shitthe old republic! Asciiflowretro! Duke Nukem Forever: barely playable, not funny, rampantly offensiveThe fans are wrong. One can laugh at jokes about men and women, and there's nothing wrong with being risque, but Duke is thoughtless, backwards, and belligerent. Duke Nukem Forever is the kind […]