Links van 30 juli 2018 tot 3 augustus 2018

The Three Horizons of innovation and culture change‘Three Horizons thinking’ is an effective method for making sense of and facilitating cultural transformation and exploring innovation and wise action in the face of uncertainty and not-knowing. Enduring Ideas: The three horizons of growth | McKinsey & CompanySteve Coley, a director emeritus in McKinsey’s Chicago office, describes […]

Links van 13 februari 2018 tot 25 februari 2018

BURGEONING LADS OF SCIENCE | Okay, so: Latin has this word, sic. Or, if we want…So if you were fucking Ambiorix or whoever and Quintus Titurius Sabinus was like, “Yo, did you eat all the pizza?” you would do that Drake smile and point thing under your big beefy Gaulish mustache and say, “This.” Then you would […]

Links van 11 januari 2018 tot 14 januari 2018

Laurie Anderson – Home Of The Brave (1986)32 jaar na datum nog altijd fris. Origins of the Sicilian Mafia: The Market for LemonsIn this article, we study the emergence of an extractive institution that hampered economic development in Italy for more than a century: the Sicilian mafia. Since its first appearance in the late 1800s, […]

Links van 15 november 2017 tot 8 januari 2018

IBM Design LanguageHeerlijke stijlgids. Trump is making Obama great again – The Boston GlobeBeyond the nation’s shores, there are some places around the world, though not many, where Trump is more popular than Obama. A 2017 Pew Research Center survey polled 37 nations across the world about their opinions of the two presidents, and all […]

Links van 24 november 2016 tot 11 december 2016

A boy wonder from the 1780s shows us where school maths gets it wrong – MediumSchool maths lets students frisk around the edges of problem solving, but keeps them firmly rooted in the rote acquisition of disjointed knowledge. The Dominance of Google and Facebook in One ChartOver the next couple years, digital advertising is expected […]

Links van 29 juli 2015 tot 7 augustus 2015

DUNE: The Insanely Complete 3-Hour Fan CutYou think you’re a fan of Dune? Michael Warren has you beat. He put together this massive super-cut of David Lynch’s cult-classic 1984 film adaptation of Frank Herbert’s Dune comprised of footage from the original theatrical cut, the extended TV cut, and deleted scenes. This labor of fan love […]

Links van 31 juli 2014 tot 9 augustus 2014

The War Photo No One Would Publish – The Atlantic“It was one picture after another of a sunset with camels and a tank.” An Empire of Stars » Lapsed HistorianAs the V-2 disappeared into the distance the men of the AVKO couldn’t help but smile and cheer. Their delight was catching, and soon the rest […]

Links van 10 april 2014 tot 13 april 2014

Amazon.com to Acquire comiXology | comiXology UnboundAmazon.com today announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire comiXology, the company that revolutionized the digital comics reading experience with their immersive Guided View technology and makes discovering, buying, and reading comic books and graphic novels easier and more fun than ever before. 2048 Variants | Semi-long […]

Links van 24 februari 2014 tot 27 februari 2014

Depixelizing Pixel ArtNaïve upsampling of pixel art images leads to unsatisfactory results. Our algorithm extracts a smooth, resolution-independent vector representation from the image which is suitable for high-resolution display device High Scalability – High Scalability – The WhatsApp Architecture Facebook Bought For $19 BillionHow do you support 450 million active users with only 32 engineers? Let’s […]

Links van 14 december 2011 tot 17 december 2011

Dirty Signs – I Want to Eat Your Lesbian Vagina – YouTubeDirty Signs with Kristin! Today, we've got one for the ladies with the phrase, "I want to eat your lesbian vagina." Have a great night! Bfxr. Make sound effects for your games.Bfxr is an elaboration of the glorious Sfxr, the program of choice for […]

Spelletje (ii)

Bijna geen tijd voor niets gehad, vandaag, maar in de rapte toch nog aan de slag gegaan met pygame. Typisch, natuurlijk: ik zou eigenlijk moeten de computer moves programmeren, maar ik heb mij eerst op het grafische en op de distributie gegooid. Nu ja, gegooid: eens uitgeprobeerd wat het allemaal doet. Ik heb een achtergrond […]

Spelletje (i)

Vanalles gedaan vandaag, en pas vanavond aan mijn spelletje begonnen. Het is Python geworden, de programmeertaal. Omdat ik er veel goed van gehoord heb, en omdat ik zin had om eens een taal te leren waar ik nog nooit in gewerkt had. Het is een beetje objectgeoriënteerd, mijn spelletje, omdat dat nu eenmaal kan in Python. […]