Links van 3 mei 2014 tot 13 mei 2014

Joshua Sortino — 14 Things Learned Designing at DisqusDisqus is now used on millions of websites and is served to billions (with a "b") of unique users every month. Here are some of the lessons I learned while helping design the "web's community of communities." Fairy ChessA fairy chess piece or unorthodox chess piece is […]

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 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 27 juli 2012 tot 30 juli 2012

Stoya™, Our Bodies, Our Press Materials (Part 1)“No one has ever said that they fap to my ribcage.” seems like a fantastic line to end on for now. Talking About Wife’s Horse, Romney Shows Why Americans Don’t Like HimSomething tells me that if Romney were mayor of New York, he’d sneak into the opera wearing […]

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 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 […]

Links van 11 februari 2012 tot 22 februari 2012

If PHP Were British – Added Bytes – Brighton Web Application DevelopmentThe first, but maybe the most important, of many changes that will allow PHP to achieve a more elegant feel is to remove that symbol so beloved by the US and replace it with something altogether more refined. More solid. More … sterling. Freaky […]

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 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 11 juni 2011 tot 12 juni 2011

Arabic under fire | Comment is free | guardian.co.ukA child on Hamas TV talked of annihilating the Jews … or did she? Last RitesSecretary of Defense Robert Gates has finally said publicly what everybody has assumed for a long time: NATO is dead. It's not dead in the sense that it doesn't exist anymore, but […]

Links van 8 juni 2011 tot 9 juni 2011

Former Mossad chief fears ‘reckless’ leaders – World – NZ Herald NewsCredited with sabotaging Iran's nuclear programme and overseeing a string of high-level assassinations in the Middle East, recently retired Mossad chief Meir Dagan has levelled his sights on a surprising new target – Israel's top leaders. The Secret Lives of Outdoor Cats Revealed | […]

Links van 23 mei 2011 tot 24 mei 2011

Acne science: What makes pimples so peculiar to people? – By Jesse Bering – Slate MagazineHumans are pimply. It's part of what sets us apart from the rest of the animal kingdom. While it's true that some form of acne vulgaris affects other species—it's been found in some Mexican hairless dogs and induced experimentally in […]

Links voor 7 april 2011

An open letter from Alain Badiou to Jean-Luc NancyDidn't you notice right from the start the palpable difference between what is happening in Libya and what is happening elsewhere? How in both Tunisia and Egypt we really did see massive popular gatherings, whereas in Libya there is nothing of the kind? An Arabist friend of […]

Links van 18 maart 2011 tot 19 maart 2011

Scocca : Would a No-Fly Zone Over America Save the Democracy Movement in Bahrain?The helpful thing, if you're overwhelmed by so much news going on at once, is that Bahrain is roughly the same story as Libya—only instead of pro-democracy protesters being murdered by a terrorist-sponsoring monster of a dictator who has been on America's […]