Week 201915

Een bizar experiment – Foodlog
Adactio: Journal—Split
The result is a form of gatekeeping. I don’t think it’s intentional. I don’t think it’s malicious. It’s being done with the best of intentions, in pursuit of efficiency and productivity. But these code decisions are reflected in hiring practices that exclude people with different but equally valuable skills and perspectives.
Google AMP lowered our page speed, and there’s no choice but to use it
Coding Is for Everyone—as Long as You Speak English | WIRED
Study showing that children who learn to code in a programming language based on their native language learn faster than those who are stuck learning in another language.
CSSBattle
Use your CSS skills to replicate targets with smallest possible code.
Jubelmoment voor heavy festival Roadburn: ook een dreunend orgel kan loutering brengen ★★★★☆ | De Volkskrant
Disney and the Future of TV
By controlling distribution of its content and going direct-to-consumer, Disney can deepen its already strong connections with customers in a way that benefits all parts of the business
The Difference Between SQL’s JOIN .. ON Clause and the Where Clause
Cathedral fire under control after spire and roof destroyed – as it happened | World news | The Guardian
Wikipedia Isn’t Officially a Social Network. But the Harassment Can Get Ugly. – The New York Times
Oh, shit, git!
Revisiting the rendering tier | The Guardian
From 62,783 lines of Sass to CSS-in-JS. Introducing the new server rendering layer for theguardian.com
Art Direction For The Web Using CSS Shapes
Bill McKibben Book ‘Falter’ Details Possibility of Human Extinction – Rolling Stone
Measles outbreak 2019: This is shaping up to be a very bad measles year – Vox

Week 201914

‘Game of Thrones’: The Best Ending Theories
Vintage Ads That Owe Women an Apology
The Web is ready for your fingerprint, almost…
Indeed, it seems that Google IS forgetting the old Web
"I think Google has stopped in­dex­ing the old­er parts of the We­b. I think I can prove it. Google’s com­pe­ti­tion is do­ing bet­ter."
Native image lazy-loading for the web!
Human Contact Is Now a Luxury Good – The New York Times
Most disturbingly, the study is finding that the brains of children who spend a lot of time on screens are different. For some kids, there is premature thinning of their cerebral cortex. In adults, one study found an association between screen time and depression.
Is Anyone Listening to You on Alexa? A Global Team Reviews Audio – Bloomberg

Week 201913

De zeespiegelstijging is een groter probleem dan we denken.
En Nederland heeft geen plan B – Vrij Nederland
We Built A Broken Internet. Now We Need To Burn It To The Ground.
In an edited extract from his upcoming book Ruined by Design, Silicon Valley veteran Mike Monteiro explains how designers destroyed the world.
All you need to know about hyphenation in CSS
Streamline Icons
What’s new in Streamline 3.0?
Remove Background from Image – remove.bg
Heaven or High Water – Popula
The consensus among informed observers is that the sea will rise in Miami Beach somewhere between 13 and 34 inches by 2050. By 2100, it is extremely likely to be closer to six feet.
How to Build Strength – A Year of Living Better Guides – The New York Times
After age 40, we lose on average 8 percent of our muscle mass every decade, and this phenomenon continues to accelerate at an even faster rate after age 60.
The Girl on the Train | Erynn Brook

Week 201912

Finding the Best in a Rembrandt Exhibition of a Lifetime
The Rijksmuseum is celebrating the 350th anniversary of the artist’s death by exhibiting nearly 400 works by the Dutch painter. Here are our top selections from the show.
Cloud Loss Could Add 8 Degrees to Global Warming | Quanta Magazine
A state-of-the-art supercomputer simulation indicates that a feedback loop between global warming and cloud loss can push Earth’s climate past a disastrous tipping point in as little as a century.
Karin Spaink – Weerwoord
‘te veel media die zich bij elke oprisping, fluim of stunt als echokamer en luidspreker gedragen, kennelijk zonder aandrang eens breder te kijken of door te vragen.’
Matt Mullenweg: Why working from home is good for business | TED Talk
Wikipedia’s gender gap is connected to the biased historical record.
Inventions: You have women inventors to thank for these 50 things
AMP for email is a terrible idea | TechCrunch
Google just announced a plan to “modernize” email with its Accelerated Mobile Pages platform, allowing “engaging, interactive, and actionable email experiences.”
Rammstein Deutschland video
We got an Oxford University professor to explain what on earth is going on

Week 201909

Spotify Just Discovered That Heavy Metal Is More Popular Than Pop Music – Noisey
ICONSVG
Quick customizable SVG icons for your project
Cache-Control for Civilians
The best request is the one that never happens: in the fight for fast websites, avoiding the network is far better than hitting the network at all. To this end, having a solid caching strategy can make all the difference for your visitors.
In the Netherlands, ice skating is ‘in the DNA.’ A warming climate could change that. – The Washington Post
The Elfstedentocht, a race more beloved than the Olympics, faces extinction from climate change.
Paris’s Rue Cremieux Has an Instagram Problem – CityLab
The people of Rue Crémieux say they need gates to lock out Instagrammers.

Week 201907

My Restaurant Was the Greatest Show of Excess You’d Ever Seen, and It Almost Killed Me | Bon Appetit
When the chefs of Joe Beef in Montreal gave up alcohol, their whole restaurant changed.
Raster—CSS Grid System
CERN 2019 WorldWideWeb Rebuild
In celebration of the 30th anniversary of the development of WorldWideWeb, a group of developers and designers convened at CERN to rebuild the original browser within a contemporary browser, allowing users around the world to experience the rather humble origins of this transformative technology.

Week 201905

The cast of the new Dune film is the Avengers of talent – The Verge
Starting to look forward to this..
Beyond The Vast Nineties: Exploring Extreme Behaviour In Black Metal
Eating breakfast is not a good weight loss strategy, scientists confirm – Vox
Cereal companies created a myth about the first meal of the day. Researchers keep debunking it.
Speaking with Satanic Temple Co-Founder Lucien Greaves at Sundance Made Me Want to Join His Reasonable Religion
Public APIs
A collective list of free APIs for use in software and web development.