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 8 januari 2018 tot 10 januari 2018

Want to fix gun violence in America? Go local. | US news | The GuardianThe Guardian’s new geographic analysis is the first time that gun homicides nationwide have been mapped down to the census tract level, researchers said. This new approach was made possible with the geocoded data collected since 2014 by the not-for-profit Gun […]

Links van 26 juni 2014 tot 30 juni 2014

random thoughts: Dissecting the 128-byte raycasterLately a Reddit post caught my attention which is about a raycaster demo, animated, with mouse control and texture mapping,  in only 128 bytes. Out of curiosity, I took a look at the source code  and spent some time trying to figure out how it works. Fontblog | Ed Sheeran’s […]

Links van 25 januari 2012 tot 31 januari 2012

So klang Bismarck! – einestagesDer Kanzler war begeistert! 1889 wurde Otto von Bismarck ein Phonograph vorgeführt – und der altehrwürdige Staatsmann plauderte munter auf das revolutionäre Gerät. Mehr als ein Jahrhundert galt die wohl einzig jemals gemachte Aufnahme der fürstlichen Stimme als verschollen. Nun ist sie aufgetaucht. Forgotten.pl Abandoned PlacesStadsarcheologie in Polen. Rosling’s World – […]

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 12 mei 2011 tot 13 mei 2011

Snake Oil? The scientific evidence for health supplements Ned Wenlock: “Apache” for Danger Beach | Motionographer | Digital Filmmaking, Animation, Motion Graphics, Design, Film, Visual Effects and Experimental Moving Image StorytellingThe video was created in After Effects with imported files from Illustrator, textured in photoshop. I had 3 main comps that ran the length of […]

Links voor 27 maart 2011

March 2011 Update – Strategic PlanningEn nu hopen dat ze er écht iets aan doen: "Here’s what we think the Editor Trends Study tells us: Between 2005 and 2007, newbies started having real trouble successfully joining the Wikimedia community. Before 2005 in the English Wikipedia, nearly 40% of new editors would still be active a […]

Links van 25 maart 2011 tot 26 maart 2011

A History of the World in 100 Seconds on VimeoMany wikipedia articles have coordinates. Many have references to historic events. Me (@godawful) and Tom Martin (@heychinaski) cross referenced the two to create a dynamic visualization of Wikipedia's view of world history. Watch as empires fall, wars break out and continents are discovered. The Tree of […]

Links van 10 maart 2011 tot 11 maart 2011

THE SPLENDIFEROUS ARRAY OF CULINARY TOOLSa thorough mapping of over 100 tools used in the preparation of delicious food. Printed with real copper ink, the same substance you might find in a fine piece of cookware 2011 Egyptian Revolution – chartbeatMohamed Nanabhay and the team at Al Jazeera have been using chartbeat to react swiftly […]