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danah boyd (previously) writes enthusiastically about Virginia Eubanks's forthcoming book, Automating Inequality: How High-Tech Tools Profile, Police, and Punish the Poor, which she calls "the best ethnography ...
Friday, 12 January 2018
Well, this is damn impressive. Outdoorsman Shawn James built a log cabin in the Canadian woods all by himself -- without power tools -- and created this timelapse video to prove it. He writes: At ...
Friday, 12 January 2018
... change the email template code in Production," writes Paul T.   Jamie M. wrote, "Using Lee Hecht Harrison's job search functionality is very meta."   "When I decided to go to ...
Friday, 12 January 2018
https://youtu.be/Jcghl0lbDSk Dani Ochoa, a self-described " girl with too much time on her hands," writes, "I spent way too much time figuring this out." Read all  ...
Thursday, 11 January 2018
... contains almost 200 photos spanning several years, with useful captions, interior shots of many structures and a handful of informative essays. Glade writes about the most common types of personal shelter ...
Thursday, 11 January 2018
Martin from Antique Typewriters writes, "The Alexis typewriter is the result of a small town inventor with the desire to design and manufacture his own typewriter. James A. Wallace (1845 - 1906) was ...
Wednesday, 10 January 2018
7. What's the story behind airport chapels?
(English/BoingBoing ibag)
... local, historical and demographic factors, including the religious composition of the region, that influence decisions" about why they're created and how they're used, she writes. From Smithsonian: By ...
Tuesday, 09 January 2018
David Chapman writes about how he's spent the last year "navigating the medical maze on behalf of my mother, who has dementia." His key observation? The American health-care system isn't a system at all. ...
Monday, 08 January 2018
... than the rest of us. So much, in fact, he's daring us to remove it," writes Mike H.   "Come on and get your Sample text...sample text here...", wrote Eric G.   Jan writes, "I ...
Friday, 05 January 2018
... Soon after, Wolff writes, Bannon remarked mockingly: “The three senior guys in the campaign thought it was a good idea to meet with a foreign government inside Trump Tower in the conference room on the ...
Wednesday, 03 January 2018
11. A 1968 book predicts life in the year 2018
(English/BoingBoing ibag)
... “policing powers”—an undertaking, he adds, heartbreakingly, that should be “as nonpolitical as possible.” Gordon F. MacDonald, a fellow early advocate on climate change, writes a chapter on space that ...
Tuesday, 02 January 2018
... video shot by photographer Jesse Watson and I can see what all the fuss was about. Watson writes: This particular launch was close to my hometown in Yuma, Arizona, roughly 400 miles away but perfectly ...
Wednesday, 27 December 2017
... keyboards. He can set direction and provide input to software purchase decisions, but he also has to continue to support the DOS version of WordPerfect because one professor writes all their papers using ...
Tuesday, 26 December 2017
... writes: Children's attributions of mind to the robots affect how children feel. The younger children preferred a robot when they believed the robot could think and make decisions. For them, the more mind ...
Monday, 25 December 2017
... this," Steffen O. writes.   Jeff C. writes, "Since when did Ingenico start installing card readers on the other side of the looking glass?!"   "Well, looks like someone let their ...
Friday, 22 December 2017
... on T-Mobile and (maaaaybe) AT&T. "IT REALLY WORKS BUT DIFFICULT TO USE BECAUSE IT IS SO SMALL ❗️❗️❗️," writes verified purchaser Bill Hubner, who I stress is merely an Amazon customer and absolutely not ...
Thursday, 21 December 2017
... name that they trust and value. Their domain becomes an active component of their branding, marketing, and PR activities. When the press or media picks up announcements and/or writes articles about ...
Thursday, 21 December 2017
18. Google Maps knows all
(English/BoingBoing ibag)
Google is way ahead of the competition when it comes to the detail and complexity of its maps, writes Justin O’Beirne, and its thanks to a relentless program of turning satellite and street view imagery ...
Wednesday, 20 December 2017
... writes: The largest ever international exhibition of ancient Egyptian artefacts from the tomb of its most famous pharaoh will open early next year in Los Angeles. King Tut: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh ...
Tuesday, 19 December 2017
20. Liberating SSH from Logjam leftovers
(English/TheRegister)
IETF RFC writes-out weak Diffie-Hellman A recent Request for Comment at the Internet Engineering Task Force calls for SSH developers to deprecate 1,024-bit moduli.… Read all  ...
Tuesday, 19 December 2017
... last sentence in a hurry," writes George.   "Now I may not be able to read, or let alone type in Italian, but I bet if given this particular one, I could feel my way through it," Anatoly ...
Friday, 15 December 2017
... technically flawed decision will harm the economy," writes Barbara van Schewick, Professor of Law and Helen L. Crocker Faculty Scholar at Stanford Law School, Director of Stanford Law School's Center for ...
Thursday, 14 December 2017
... part in the collapse of its first domestic computer industry in the 1960s, writes the WSJ's Christopher Mims: Not only were the male recruits often less qualified, they frequently left the field because ...
Monday, 11 December 2017
... and Kevin Goldberg, the song is a wake-up call to Trump and any other "fucking asshole" who doesn't believe that climate change exists. It was co-produced by my pal Ampersand, who writes: "I immediately ...
Friday, 08 December 2017
"Who would have guessed Microsoft would have a hard time developing web apps?" writes Sam B.   Jerry O. writes, "So, if I eat my phone, I might get acid indigestion? That sounds reasonable."  ...
Friday, 08 December 2017