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Week 201847

Are Pop Lyrics Getting More Repetitive?
The songs that reached the top 10 were, on average, more repetitive than the rest in every year from 1960 to 2015!
Why Publish a Dire Federal Climate Report on Black Friday? – The Atlantic
In a massive new report, federal scientists contradict President Trump and assert that climate change is an intensifying danger to the United States. Too bad it came out on a holiday.
WordPress – 404 after Saving a Post
The Mystery Font That Took Over New York – The New York Times
How did Choc, a quirky calligraphic typeface drawn by a French graphic designer in the 1950s, end up on storefronts everywhere?
Why did Apple remove the iPhone headphone jack?
anything wireless is just another battery to worry about.
Ons basisinkomen volgens Rutger Bregman – VPRO Tegenlicht
dit eeuwenoude idee een probaat middel is voor armoedebestrijding en het aanjagen van nieuwe economische activiteit.
How to Deal with Difficult People on Software Projects
Legacy of President George H.W. Bush: War Crimes, Racism

Week 201846

Instagram Grids: The Art of the Perfect Insta Page
Nice photos are table stakes on Instagram. The real art — and terror — comes in arranging your grid.
Nomon Design Klokken |
Why We’re Investigating Extreme Politics in Underground Music
With the far right in ascendence across the globe, there’s never been a more necessary time to investigate fascist and racist infiltration, current and historical, into the underground culture we love.
The Post on Anti-Semitism I Never Thought I’d Write
Like many non-religious Jews of my generation, I naively assumed Nazism could never rise — and hurt us — again.
What are two events that took place in the same time in history but don’t seem like they would have
"Nintendo was founded in 1888. Jack the Ripper was on the loose in 1888."
The Story Behind That IKEA Photo of Amsterdam
Too right it’s Black Friday: our relentless consumption is trashing the planet
Growth must go on – and it’s destroying the Earth. But there’s no way of greening it. So we need a new system, writes Guardian columnist George Monbiot
What Amazon’s Black Friday shift is like for workers – Vox
A former warehouse manager shares what the Black Friday shift is like.

Week 201845

November = Covember | Zware Metalen
The Simple Joy of “No Phones Allowed”
Jay Rosen’s “Letter to My Network: Join The Correspondent”
Why Sweden’s cashless society is no longer a utopia
The instant payment app Swish has been downloaded by more than half of the population.
Blocked From The Ballot : Stories on Voting in America
To shed light on modern issues of disenfranchisement and to amplify the stories of those without a voice and those protecting the right to vote within their communities.
Why Doctors Hate Their Computers | The New Yorker
Digitization promises to make medical care easier and more efficient. But are screens coming between doctors and patients?
Why Ratings and Feedback Forms Don’t Work – The Atlantic
Companies and apps constantly ask for ratings, but all that data may just be noise in the system.
NPO-programma’s doorzoekbaar dankzij tool die ondertiteling uitleest | Stimuleringsfonds voor de Journalistiek

Week 201844

‘Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’: Satanic Temple Suing Netflix – Rolling Stone
Photos: Flooding in Venice, Italy, Reaches Near-Record Levels
The 35 best science-fiction movies since Blade Runner
Boudica: how a widowed queen became a rebellious woman warrior | Aeon Essays
How a widowed queen became a rebel warrior, defying Roman patriarchy, and leading her people to glory even in defeat
Should a self-driving car kill the baby or the grandma? Depends on where you’re from. – MIT Technology Review
Countries with more individualistic cultures are more likely to spare the young
Fasting Diets Are Increasingly Popular, But Do They Really Work? | The Scientist Magazine®
How the Keto diet—even without exercise—slays the opposition
Nu meer aandacht en geld voor de fiets – Fietsersbond
The U.S. Needs Election Observers
U.S. Elections Are Neither Free Nor Fair. States Need to Open Their Doors to More Observers.
Why Are There So Many Problems With Voting Machines? – The Atlantic
"More than 40 states use computerized voting machines that are more than a decade old or are no longer manufactured." A voting machine that’s been around that long is at least as old as the very first iPhone that Apple released way back in 2007.
L.A. Band Threatin Faked a Fanbase To Land a European Tour No One Attended | MetalSucks

Week 201843

We gaan steeds sneller, maar komen geen seconde eerder thuis (en dat is een groot probleem) – De Correspondent

Week 201842

Did I Make a Mistake Selling to Yahoo?
I have resigned as the WordPress accessibility team lead. Here is why. | Brad Frost
JavaScript is eating the world, and that has me just a bit worried. Designers and specialists of different stripes might not have the programming chops of a JavaScript engineer, but their perspectives are just as important to the success and health of a software product. 
What does Stack Overflow want to be when it grows up?
Self-checkout is terrible: why Walmart, Target, and others still do it – Vox
You Are Jeff Bezos by Kris Ligman
The text-based choose-your-own-adventure game illustrates pretty artfully just how much money 156 billion American dollars is.
iPhones are hard to use
30 Seconds of CSS
My Data Done Right
om je te helpen met het opstellen, versturen en bijhouden van je verzoeken om inzage te krijgen in je persoonsgegevens of je persoonsgegevens te corrigeren, te verwijderen of ze in een handig formaat op te vragen.
Art History For All – Dedicated to making art accessible

Week 201841

Pure CSS Toggle Buttons | ON-OFF Switches
CSS Border-Radius Can Do That?
Bitcoin must die – Slugger O’Toole
In fact, putting Bitcoin to death will help save both the economy and the environment.
Deze tweet tijdens een ADE concert loopt een beetje uit de hand

Week 201840

Britain’s Boarding School Problem | The New Republic
‘We need people who see things differently’: tackling cybersecurity’s gender problem
It’s an industry that has one of the worst gender pay gaps in the country. Does this have implications for our digital safety?
Final call to save the world from ‘climate catastrophe’ – BBC News
The Shapes of CSS
5 Minutes That Will Make You Love Classical Music – The New York Times
We asked some of our favorite artists to tell us about the sounds they cherish. Listen to their choices.
De grote volksverhuizing: verdreven voor de Atlantikwall
Duizenden huizen werden gesloopt en bijna 300.000 mensen werden gedwongen geëvacueerd.

Week 201839

A Woman Can Never Be Likable Enough | The Nation
She was just emotional enough—not detached, not “hysterical”—to conform to expectations about what a woman should look like when she tells the truth about being assaulted.
Facebook Is Giving Advertisers Access to Your Shadow Contact Information
Anna, shares her contacts with Facebook, including a previously unknown phone number for User B, whom we’ll call Ben, advertisers will be able to target Ben with an ad using that phone number, which I call “shadow contact information,” about a month later. Ben can’t access his shadow contact information, because that would violate Anna’s privacy, according to Facebook, so he can’t see it or delete it, and he can’t keep advertisers from using it either.
No More Google
Privacy-friendly alternatives to Google that don’t track you

Week 201838

Today, Europe Lost The Internet. Now, We Fight Back. | Electronic Frontier Foundation
Being Non-Binary in a Language Without Gendered Pronouns – Estonian – Deep Baltic
Why I’m done with Chrome – A Few Thoughts on Cryptographic Engineering
‘The Very Top Guy in the Stasi was Personally Involved in Figuring Out How to Destroy Punk.’
Author Tim Mohr talks about East Germany’s dissident punk rock scene, and its role in bringing down the Berlin Wall in 1989 — the story behind his remarkable new book, ‘Burning Down The Haus.’
Kavanaugh has revealed the insidious force in global politics: toxic masculinity
Facebook’s Massive Security Breach
Animated Map
2,400 Years of European History