Week 201928

Facial Recognition Tech Is Growing Stronger, Thanks to Your Face – The New York Times
Large databases, built with images from social networks and dating services, contain millions of pictures of people’s faces. Some are shared worldwide.
The Vietnam War Was Already Lost, but I Had to Go Anyway – The New York Times
Fifty years ago, American troops began withdrawing, but tens of thousands were yet to die.
Global heating: London to have climate similar to Barcelona by 2050 | Environment | The Guardian
Nearly 80% of cities to undergo dramatic and potentially disastrous changes, study finds
How Doctors Take Women’s Pain Less Seriously – The Atlantic
When my wife was struck by mysterious, debilitating symptoms, our trip to the ER revealed the sexism inherent in emergency treatment.
Replacing jQuery With Vue.js: No Build Step Necessary — Smashing Magazine
Did you know that you can incorporate Vue into your project the same way that you would incorporate jQuery — with no build step necessary?
Denying Women’s Ability to Know | The New Republic
How a long history of sidelining women has made us less likely to believe their experiences
Dissing the dictionary
The petition condemns this entry as ‘unacceptable in today’s society’, noting that many of the synonyms it gives for ‘woman’ are derogatory, and the illustrative examples are variations on old sexist themes.
Showing geotagged photos on a Leaflet map
Created a plugin, Leaflet.Photo, that allows you to add geotagged photos to your map, from any source.
Add Webmention support to your website in ten minutes | Ctrl blog