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The New York Times reports that it and at least two other media outlets, CNN and Politico, were barred today from a White House press event. Also locked out were the LA Times and Buzzfeed, writes Politico's ...
Friday, 24 February 2017
Russian emigre -- and Putin opponent -- Keith Gessen writes at length and very well about the different guises that Vladimir Putin takes on in the imaginations of western political writers: genius, nothing, ...
Friday, 24 February 2017
"Sure, it's a bit expensive, but hey, where else can you find a place with a huge outside baloney?" Keith S. wrote.   "People think that nobody plays Candy Crush any more," writes Maddie, "It ...
Friday, 24 February 2017
Robert Cannon writes: Over the past year, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration in the Department of Commerce has convened a series of meetings and sought feedback on the policy ...
Thursday, 23 February 2017
... list into the void. He also writes down what he learned from each book: Remembering that I’ve read a book isn’t sufficient if I don’t also keep track of what I’ve learned. I use Kindle’s highlights ...
Thursday, 23 February 2017
... URL redirect resulted in a loss of around 15 percent of the link strength," writes Matt. "However, recent changes to Google combined with the continued global emergence of .brand TLD usage opens up ...
Thursday, 23 February 2017
7. Climate change: Apocalypse by 1000 cuts
(English/BoingBoing ibag)
... the daily outrages, legislative battles, and civil division, she writes: “Racist laws can eventually be overthrown, and even a cultural backslide toward bigotry and nationalism can be slowly, painfully ...
Thursday, 23 February 2017
... Sercarz writes. His alphabetically organized curation of spices is gorgeously photographed by Thomas Schauer, who also gives us plenty of food-porn shots spanning the lifecycle of spices (from herbs still ...
Thursday, 23 February 2017
Sony's upcoming SF-G series of SD cards will be available this spring, the company announced today. When that time comes, Sony said they "will be the world's fastest SD cards." Boasting ...
Thursday, 23 February 2017
... writes: "Given President Trump’s campaign statements, the U.S. government might attempt to reverse the IANA transition, possibly through lawsuits or by unilaterally reimposing NTIA’s oversight function. ...
Wednesday, 22 February 2017
Pablo Defendini writes, "Fireside Magazine has just relaunched their website, with a focus on fiction for the resistance. Their latest short story, Andrea Phillips' The Revolution Brought to You by Nike, ...
Wednesday, 22 February 2017
Stanford history and classics professor Walter Scheidel writes in the Atlantic that the only reliable ways for unequal societies to become more equal is to suffer catastrophes that upend the order of ...
Wednesday, 22 February 2017
opensource.com: "Meritocracy," writes Christopher Hayes in his 2012 book Twilight of the Elites , "represents a rare point of consensus in our increasingly polarized... Read all  ...
Wednesday, 22 February 2017
14. Make a Modern Quill Pen
(English/instructables)
Fancy writing with a feather, but can't stand the hassle and mess of dipping it in ink?The modern quill pen is as clean as a Biro and writes for just as longLet me show you how I make them Find your ...
Friday, 17 February 2017
"Web design pro-tip: If it takes a while to load data, just put an 'Animated loading spinner' on the screen," wrote Stuart L.   Jeremy W. writes, "Not what you'd expect to see on Microsoft's site ...
Friday, 17 February 2017
If 'cute' means 'explosively re-writes plenty of our theories about how stars behave' In the kind of observational serendipity that astro-boffins live for: spotting the explosion of a supernova mere hours ...
Thursday, 16 February 2017
Big Red 'categorically denies' former worker's claims it re-writes commission rules and puts sales people in 'debt' Updated  A new lawsuit filed by a former Oracle employee alleges the software giant “has ...
Wednesday, 15 February 2017
... As erudite blogger, Chris Dillow writes in another context: When confronted with evidence against their prior views, people don't change their minds but instead double-down and become more entrenched in ...
Wednesday, 15 February 2017
Jessica Leigh Clark-Bojin (aka @ThePieous) (previously) writes, "Happy Valentines Day! If your readers are looking for a last-minute gift idea for their significant others, they may want to check out ...
Tuesday, 14 February 2017
Max Braun is the software lead for robotics at Google X. In his spare time he's written a bot that buys and shorts stocks based on Trump's tweets about publicly traded companies. The gains go to the American ...
Friday, 10 February 2017
Every other day, someone writes a story about something causing or preventing cancer. Usually, it’s all hype or the explanation is a snooze, but sometimes, the research is just strange enough to grab our ...
Friday, 10 February 2017
"Thanks for the explanation because thanks for the explanation because false!" writes Paul N.   "The strangest part is that only one of those functions actually works, the other gives 'undefined ...
Friday, 10 February 2017
Jim from the UK Open Rights Group writes, "Why has the UK's Digital Economy Bill been drafted to criminalise file sharing and minor online copyright infringements? The government said they just wanted ...
Thursday, 09 February 2017
24. The Second Factor
(English/WTF)
... like mice and 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 ...
Thursday, 09 February 2017
Clair writes, "In light of all the coverage of Trump Valentines, I wanted to share a kickass content piece I helped create that is a feminist alternative. With the Women's Marches and Trump's complete ...
Wednesday, 08 February 2017