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Week 201853

Discovery of Unknown Ancient Population Changes Our Understanding of How North America Was Settled
Why Makeup Matters to Women in Prison – Racked
"No matter what she has done, every woman has a right to self-esteem"
Kernel-memory-leaking Intel processor design flaw forces Linux, Windows redesign
You’re Descended from Royalty and So Is Everybody Else
A Guide To ‘Fire And Fury’ – Digg
The Tell-All Book That’s Tearing Washington Apart
How to stay cheerful in winter
In Tromsø, Norway, it’s all about mindset

Week 201752

World Wide Web Foundation
Founded by Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the Web, the World Wide Web Foundation empowers people to bring about positive change.
Christmas, Mithras and Paganism

Week 201751

A journey through a land of extreme poverty: welcome to America
Silicon Valley Is Turning Into Its Own Worst Fear
science fiction writer Ted Chiang looks at capitalism, Silicon Valley, and its fear of superintelligent AI.
Waar rook is: de macht van de tabaksindustrie
Radar Extra
a back to the basics CSS starter kit
Artwork Personalization at Netflix
Netflix reveals it personalises artwork design according to users’ viewing habits
Materialized View Strategies Using PostgreSQL
The People Who Read Your Airline Tweets – The Atlantic
A History of Women Who Burned to Death in Flammable Dresses
Why TV studios should stop playing it safe when it comes to fantasy – The Verge
Enough of Martin and Tolkien — there are other great books to adapt
Minimal carbs, lots of fat, incredible dieting results – but not enough science

Week 201750

The potato’s role in the global dominance of white people — Quartzy
Reel dilemma | The Guardian
Are we condoning the conduct of Hollywood’s tyrants by watching their films?
Bitcoin could cost us our clean-energy future | Grist
By July 2019, the bitcoin network will require more electricity than the entire US currently uses. By February 2020, it will use as much electricity as the entire world does today.
I Made My Shed the Top Rated Restaurant On TripAdvisor
Top 25 News Photos of 2017 – The Atlantic
Responsive, sortable, filterable and draggable grid layouts
How to make your HTML responsive by adding a single line of CSS
35 Times Privacy Was A Lie In 2017
Mimi O’Donnell Reflects on the Loss of Philip Seymour Hoffman and the Devastation of Addiction – Vogue
Stop Calling Women Nags — How Emotional Labor is Dragging Down Gender Equality
The Book That Made Me a Feminist Was Written by an Abuser
‘The Mists of Avalon’ changed my life—how do I reconcile that with what I now know about its author?

Week 201749

We’re All Guinea Pigs in a Failed Decades-Long Diet Experiment
Mea Culpa. Kinda Sorta. – The New York Times
[..] analyze the apologies — and non-apologies — issued by high-profile men accused of sexual misconduct.
Hillary Clinton meets Mary Beard: The Guardian
‘I would love to have told Trump: “Back off, you creep”’
Reflections of a Lifelong Metalhead
Hoe de overheid 100 miljoen uitgaf aan drie ict-mislukkingen – NRC
The Untold Story of Japan’s First People
In the 20th century, Japanese anthropologists and officials tried to hide the existence of the Indigenous Ainu.
The Front-End Checklist
What On Earth Is Going On With Bitcoin? – The Atlantic
The cryptocurrency’s current price is completely unreal. Then again, so is money.
Why CSS Grid is better than Bootstrap for creating layouts
How to respond when you are asked for an estimate?
Software Engineering Stack Exchange
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines—for People Who Haven’t Read Them
Alle recensies uit de VN Seriegids

Week 201748

Kim Jong Un’s North Korea: Life inside the totalitarian state
Recent North Korean escapees relate how the secretive country has changed under the “Great Successor.”
That $450 Million Leonardo? It’s No Mona Lisa. – The New York Times
‘Salvator Mundi’ sold for a shocking $450.3 million, the highest price ever paid for a work of art at auction
Toppling the Grammar Patriarchy – The New York Times
More than 300 teachers in France said they would no longer teach the rule that “the masculine prevails over the feminine” when it came to plural nouns.
A Pinterest Progressive Web App Performance Case Study
The objective is to go as long as possible without hearing WHAM’s Christmas classic; "Last Christmas".

Week 201747

Malcolm Young, AC/DC Guitarist and Co-Founder, Dead at 64 – Rolling Stone
Musician who co-founded Australian rock legends in 1973 with brother Angus Young dies following battle with dementia
Elon Musk: Inventor’s Plans for Outer Space, Cars, Finding Love – Rolling Stone
Inside the inventor’s world-changing plans to inhabit outer space, revolutionize high-speed transportation, reinvent cars – and hopefully find love along the way
Travels in Belgium, the dysfunctional, fractured state at the heart of the EU
Norway’s Medieval Wooden Churches Look Plucked From a Fairy Tale
Charles Manson crawled from the Summer of Love to descend into Helter Skelter murders – LA Times
History of reading
The beginning of silent reading changed humans’ interior life
Happier HTML5 Form Validation
200 universities just launched 600 free online courses. Here’s the full list. — Quartz
Scrollama is a modern and lightweight JavaScript library for scrollytelling using IntersectionObserver in favor of scroll events

Week 201746

How the ‘Shalane Flanagan Effect’ Works –
26 time-management, productivity tricks
When will the Earth try to kill us again? | Ars Technica
What Did 17th Century Food Taste Like?
Shards Demo
A Modern UI Toolkit for Web Makers
play with a collection of pre-made CSS animations, tweak them and get only those you will actually use
CSS file intends to warn developers about possible risks and mistakes that exist in HTML code
How to use SVG as a Placeholder, and Other Image Loading Techniques
Rhythm is King
Malcolm Young’s Rock-Solid Riffage

Week 201745

The size of things: an ngram experiment
Preserving the Right to Obscurity in the Age of Facial Recognition
Joris Luyendijks afscheidsbrief aan Engeland – Vrij Nederland
<input type=”country” />
Intent to Ship: text-decoration-skip-ink: auto;
How Facebook Figures Out Everyone You’ve Ever Met
Microsoft’s Free New Tool Tells You How Good Your Website Really Is
The Guide to Getting into Celtic Frost – Noisey

Week 201744

A Letter to Jamie Dimon
We Should Be Talking About the Effect of Climate Change on Cities
Improving Our Focus by Measuring Sound Levels
The Web began dying in 2014, here’s how
Luke Skywalker Speaks – The New York Times
You Will Lose Your Job to a Robot—and Sooner Than You Think
Designing Tables to be Read, Not Looked At
An A List Apart Article
Front-End Checklist
Responsive images
about images that work well on devices with widely differing screen sizes, resolutions, and other such features — and look at what tools HTML provides to help implement them
How Martin Luther Changed the World | The New Yorker
Five hundred years after he started the Reformation, his ideas and his ornery personality remain as potent as ever.
Here’s Why Vaccines Are So Crucial