Links van 25 augustus 2018 tot 28 augustus 2018

Microsoft will soon automatically transcribe video files in OneDrive for Office 365 subscribers | TechCrunch yay! Luke’s Surprising and Oft-Ignored Views on Marriage and Resurrection | Is That in the Bible? Of all possible guests at a society wedding, an apocryphal Apostle was the worst. ‘Parkeren in Gent en Antwerpen is veel te goedkoop’ – […]

Links van 19 september 2014 tot 28 september 2014

The myth of religious violence | Karen Armstrong | World news | The GuardianThe popular belief that religion is the cause of the world’s bloodiest conflicts is central to our modern conviction that faith and politics should never mix. But the messy history of their separation suggests it was never so simple Yahoo killing off […]

Links van 25 november 2013 tot 26 november 2013

‘Pasen, Hemelvaartsdag en Allerheiligen geen wettelijke feestdagen meer’ – Gva.be1 april viel laat in 2010: "Pasen, Hemelvaartsdag en Allerheiligen verdwijnen als wettelijk betaalde feestdag. In de plaats komen (…) drie nieuwe verplichte niet-religieuze feestdagen: de Internationale Vrouwendag (8 maart), de Internationale Dag tegen het Racisme (21 maart) en de Werelddag van de Culturele Diversiteit (21 […]

Links van 2 maart 2012 tot 4 maart 2012

There is something really wrong with modern programmers. Very wrong indeed.Increasingly, projects are websites.  You don’t have to be a power programmer; you can cut-n-paste Javascript and run node.js and then you go get mongoDB or Redis as a backend and you’re thinking you’re scalable!  Get with the movement! 2012_SDTVx264r.nfoThe SD x264 TV Releasing Standards […]

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 31 januari 2012 tot 2 februari 2012

A case study of the tactics of climate change denial, in which I am the target | Bad Astronomy | Discover MagazineThis reminds me of one of my favorite skeptic jokes. Question: How many legs does a dog have if you call its tail a leg? Answer: Four. It doesn’t matter what you call a […]

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 […]