Links van 20 april 2019 tot 7 mei 2019

Why Is It So Hard to Predict the Future? – The AtlanticCredentialed authorities are comically bad at predicting the future. But reliable forecasting is possible. Untergunther – Restoration of the Pantheon clockThe Untergunther is a French team whose activity is to restore the invisible parts of the heritage in total clandestinity. In November 2005, the […]

Links van 9 april 2019 tot 20 april 2019

Jordan Peterson’s BullshitPeterson does not speak for what is “normal.” His jargon of authenticity — that he is just a simple academic fighting for truth amid so much political correctness and censorship — masks his authoritarian ideas. He calls Marxism a “murderous ideology,” but his paranoid and conspiratorial politics are hard to distinguish from the […]

Links van 30 maart 2019 tot 6 april 2019

Gracht, kassei, sofa: kinderen weten niet meer wat het is – De Standaard‘Veel toekomstige leerkrachten hebben vandaag moeite met eenvoudige rekensommen en taal’, zegt Anita Wuestenberg, een gepensioneerde onderwijzeres die lange tijd betrokken was bij de lerarenopleiding voor het basisonderwijs. ‘Toen ik vroeg welke jeugdboeken ze kenden, antwoordden ze alleen met boekjes van Studio 100. […]

Links van 27 maart 2019 tot 29 maart 2019

The Day the Dinosaurs Died | The New Yorker“We have the whole KT event preserved in these sediments,” DePalma said. “With this deposit, we can chart what happened the day the Cretaceous died.” No paleontological site remotely like it had ever been found, and, if DePalma’s hypothesis proves correct, the scientific value of the site […]

Links van 20 maart 2019 tot 27 maart 2019

Genital Jousting on SteamGenital Jousting is an online and local multiplayer party game about flaccid penises and wiggly anuses for up to eight players at once. Players control a detached penis complete with testicles and an anus. Multiple game modes provide a stimulating orgy of objectives: penetrate and be penetrated as fast as possible or […]

Links van 4 maart 2019 tot 19 maart 2019

MySpace is still active, and accidentally deleted 12 years worth of music – VoxThe wonky, pre-Facebook, customizable web page-based social network Myspace has lost all the music uploaded to the platform between 2003 and 2015, totaling more than 50 million songs from 14 million artists, which the company confirmed only after some participants in a […]

Links van 22 februari 2019 tot 2 maart 2019

Formally Specifying UIs • Hillel WayneGood UI is necessary to making correct software. If people have trouble using the product, they’re more likely to do the wrong thing. Personally, though, I can’t stand UI work. I don’t think it’s “beneath me” or anything, it just doesn’t quite mesh with my brain. Visuals and interfaces give […]

Links van 10 februari 2019 tot 22 februari 2019

TeamYouTube on Twitter: “(2/2) With regard to the actions that we’ve taken, even if your video is suitable for advertisers, inappropriate comments could result in your video receiving limited or no ads (yellow icon). Let us know if you have any questions.Allemaal samen: op video's die ge weg wilt massaal pipikaka commetnaar geven. “She Never […]

Links van 6 februari 2019 tot 9 februari 2019

No thank you, Mr. Pecker – Jeff Bezos – Medium Something unusual happened to me yesterday. Actually, for me it wasn’t just unusual — it was a first. I was made an offer I couldn’t refuse. Or at least that’s what the top people at the National Enquirer thought. I’m glad they thought that, because it emboldened […]

Links van 27 januari 2019 tot 2 februari 2019

(357) The Design Flaw Behind MacBook Pro’s “Stage light” Effect! #Flexgate – YouTubeThe Touch Bar generation of MacBook Pro always had its quirks, but the thin-at-all-cost design may finally be proving more trouble than it was ever worth. The latest issue to crop up—dubbed “flexgate” by one of our users, Alex—reveals that the compact design […]

Links van 18 januari 2019 tot 26 januari 2019

CEO of IBM Says Hiring Based on Skills Instead of College Degrees is Vital for the Future of TechEn nu nog de overheden in België. Search and Download International Terminology – Microsoft | Language PortalOnnoemelijk handig, dit. Record private jet flights into Davos as leaders arrive for climate talk | Global development | The GuardianExperts […]

Links van 15 januari 2019 tot 17 januari 2019

Trump Must Be a Russian Agent; the Alternative Is Too Awful | WIREDIt would be rather embarrassing for Donald Trump at this point if Robert Mueller were to declare that the president isn’t an agent of Russian intelligence. SQL 3d engine (interactive preview) / ObservableHeerlijk. Alles over Kaartlezen met Lenormand (E24459) | Centrum Voor Afstandsonderwijs […]

Links van 8 januari 2019 tot 13 januari 2019

Download Original Bauhaus Books & Journals for Free: Gropius, Klee, Kandinsky, Moholy-Nagy & More | Open CultureFortunately for design nerds, typography mavens and architecture enthusiasts everywhere, the good folks over at Monoskop have posted online a whole set of beautifully designed publications from the storied school. The European capital cobbled with Jewish gravestones – BBC […]

Links van 3 januari 2019 tot 7 januari 2019

New year, new GitHub: Announcing unlimited free private repos and unified Enterprise offering | The GitHub Blog GitHub Free now includes unlimited private repositories It’s Nice That | Mingoo Yoon designs bi-scriptual typefaces in aid of cultural harmony After designing his first bitmap typeface for web at just the age of 13, Mingoo Yoon now […]