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 3 februari 2012 tot 7 februari 2012

Path uploads your entire iPhone address book to its serversUpon inspecting closer, I noticed that my entire address book (including full names, emails and phone numbers) was being sent as a plist to Path. Now I don’t remember having given permission to Path to access my address book and send its contents to its servers, […]

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 […]