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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

Week 201837

Melinda Gates’ New Research Reveals Alarming Diversity Numbers | WIRED
Five Books
The best books on everything
I’m Listening To Death Metal: Preamble/My Arms, Your Hearse
How the Weather Channel Made That Insane Hurricane Florence Storm Surge Animation
The Rise and Demise of RSS
For a while, before a third of the planet had signed up for Facebook, RSS was simply how many people stayed abreast of news on the internet.
“Whatever’s your darkest question, you can ask me.”
A secret network of women is working outside the law and the medical establishment to provide safe, cheap home abortions.
Web Design Museum
exhibits over 900 carefully selected and sorted web sites that show web design trends between the years 1995 and 2005.
Het sociaal-kredietsysteem van China – Je ouders niet bezocht? Puntje eraf
Met miljoenen veiligheidscamera’s met gezichtsherkenning en een gekoppeld puntensysteem dwingt de Chinese overheid haar onderdanen in de mal van modelburger. ‘Als je gewoon leeft, komt het allemaal in orde.’
Hillary Clinton: American Democracy Is in Crisis – The Atlantic
"Our democratic institutions and traditions are under siege. We need to do everything we can to fight back."
Everything You Know About Obesity Is Wrong – The Huffington Post
For decades, the medical community has ignored mountains of evidence to wage a cruel and futile war on fat people, poisoning public perception and ruining millions of lives.
Going All In: An Oral History of ‘Rounders’

Week 201836

Danzig’s Self-Titled Album Turns 30
Danzig’s self-titled album turns 30 today (8/30/2018), and Ghost Cult Magazine remembers this important milestone in heavy music.
What Would a Socialist America Look Like? – POLITICO Magazine
We asked thinkers on the left—and a couple of outliers—to describe their vision for a re-imagined American economy.
Why Technology Favors Tyranny – The Atlantic
Artificial intelligence could erase many practical advantages of democracy, and erode the ideals of liberty and equality. It will further concentrate power among a small elite if we don’t take steps to stop it.
An Inquiry Into Abuse
Allegations that Richard Nixon beat his wife, Pat Nixon, have circulated for decades without serious examination by the journalists who covered his presidency.
A neuroscientist explains what tech does to the reading brain – The Verge
how technology is changing the brain, what we lose when we lose deep attention, and what to do about it.
Ozzy Osbourne: the crazed story of Blizzard Of Ozz and Diary Of A Madman | Louder
In 1979, Ozzy was out of Black Sabbath and on the ropes. Then he made the two albums that saved his career – and his life
Inside the Swift, Deadly History of the Spanish Flu Pandemic
One hundred years ago, the virus infected a third of the world’s population
What does Google know about me? – Quora
That means they know every search you’ve ever done on Google. That alone is pretty scary, but it’s just the shallow end of the very deep pool of data that they try to collect on people.
Why the Whole World Should Be Up in Arms About the EU’s Looming Internet Catastrophe | Electronic Frontier Foundation
"In exactly one week, the European Parliament will hold a crucial debate and vote on a proposal so terrible, it can only be called an extinction-level event for the Internet as we know it."
Why Sperm Counts Are Dropping For Men Today | GQ
A strange thing has happened to men over the past few decades: We’ve become increasingly infertile, so much so that within a generation we may lose the ability to reproduce entirely.
Opinion | Whose Religious Liberty Is It Anyway? – The New York Times
Metabolism and weight loss – Vox
debunking myths in the metabolic chamber
How we made Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure | The Guardian
Game of Game Of Thrones thrones: 43 big upcoming fantasy and sci-fi shows
Game of Thrones is coming to an end, and soon the real struggle for succession begins
Decentralisation: the next big step for the world wide web

Week 201835

EU citizens voted to abolish daylight saving time in a landslide — Quartz
Brazil museum fire | The Guardian
‘incalculable’ loss as 200-year-old Rio institution gutted
Reboot Your Dreamliner Every 248 Days To Avoid Integer Overflow
CTS – conserve the sound
online museum for vanishing and endangered sounds. The sound of a dial telephone, a walkman, a analog typewriter, a pay phone, a 56k modem, ..
How Yes Helped Shape the 1970s | Louder

Week 201834

The Making of Prince of Persia (2011) [pdf]
The Secret Garden
The Untouched Beauty of Kyrgyzstan

Week 201833

Reisadvies kan beter met open data
Can you make up for lost sleep? Experts are divided
Women’s Pockets are Inferior.
“I Have a Secret. My Father Is Steve Jobs”
Lisa Brennan-Jobs Recalls Memories of Her Famous Father
The Shame of It All – Lucien Greaves
The Arkansas Rally & Its Aftermath

Week 201832

CSS Filter Playground
The software engineer’s guide to asserting dominance in the workplace
If you can get a standing desk, get one. Being at higher ground is a position of power. This advantage is especially important in open-office environments.

Week 201831

User Set Ups – Disability Tek
if everyone with a disability is able to share with others, how they access and use technology, then those with a similar disability can learn from this and overcome the trials and barriers in trying to source new technology for themselves

Week 201830

When We Eat, or Don’t Eat, May Be Critical for Health – The New York Times
A growing body of research suggests that our bodies function optimally when we align our eating patterns with our circadian rhythms.
Finessing ‘feColorMatrix’ · An A List Apart Article
Using SVG to Create a Duotone Effect on Images | CSS-Tricks
Motherhood in the Age of Fear – The New York Times
“[..] They have the right to some freedom, to some independence.” They have a right, she said, “to a little bit of danger.” And parents, I’d add, have the right to give it to them.
This is what no-deal Brexit actually looks like
Setting Up a Fast, Comprehensive Search Routine With PostgreSQL
How a Notorious Gangster Was Exposed by His Own Sister | The New Yorker
Astrid Holleeder secretly recorded her brother’s murderous confessions. Will he exact revenge?
How Goop’s Haters Made Gwyneth Paltrow’s Company Worth $250 Million
The Herds of Europe
bubble grid maps are a very good alternative to choropleths when you want to show a broad overview of the geographical distribution of a variable
Color or Fruit? On the Unlikely Etymology of "Orange"
The Bullshit Web
You know how building wider roads doesn’t improve commute times, as it simply encourages people to drive more? It’s that, but with bytes and bandwidth instead of cars and lanes.