Links van 27 mei 2016 tot 15 juni 2016

Ramadan 2016: Israel ‘cuts off water supply to West Bank’ during Muslim holy month | Middle East | News | The IndependentAlmost 200,000 Palestinians in the West Bank do not have access to running water, and require permission before collecting it themselves, according to a report by Amnesty International. A few months ago, I brought […]

Links van 2 november 2013 tot 3 november 2013

Neil Gaiman: Why our future depends on libraries, reading and daydreaming | Books | theguardian.comA lecture explaining why using our imaginations, and providing for others to use theirs, is an obligation for all citizens The badBIOS Analysis Is Wrong. at RootWyrm’s CornerAhem. "Look, I’m not known for pulling punches and I’m not about to start […]

Links van 2 januari 2012 tot 3 januari 2012

Double-Blind Violin Test: Can You Pick The Strad? : Deceptive Cadence : NPRIn fact, the only statistically obvious trend in the choices was that one of the Stradivarius violins was the least favorite, and one of the modern instruments was slightly favored. The Quest of BehemothTired of the graphical complexity of Nethack? Yearn for a […]

Links van 27 december 2011 tot 2 januari 2012

scrolloramaThe jQuery plugin for doing cool scrolly stuff How the Hashtag Is Ruining the English LanguageThe hashtag is a vulgar crutch, a lazy reach for substance in the personal void—written clipart. Babbage was a true geniusIf he'd built a 3-digit AE, his instruction set would have exceeded the computing capabilities of every 8-bit machine in […]

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 […]