Week 202018

Spotify earnings: ‘Every day now looks like the weekend’
Listening habits are changing as a result of the pandemic
Het eerste pesthuis van Leiden
Aalmarkt 11 was het eerste pesthuis van Leiden. Daar was behoefte aan. In de eerste helft van de jaren 1450 keerde de ziekte elk jaar terug. Meestal in het najaar, aangezien de pestbacterie goed gedijde in vochtig-warme omstandigheden.
A Private Equity Firm Is Blocked From Buying .Org
The deal for the internet domain for nonprofit organizations had set off fierce opposition.
Great metal live videos of Slayer, Godflesh & more
This week’s picks of killer live metal videos to watch while every show is cancelled include Slayer in ’86, Godflesh in ’90, Isis in ’02, and more..
Why Americans Don’t Vote Their Class Anymore
Now, college-educated voters are more likely to support putative workers’ parties, while non-college-educated ones tend to favor conservatives.
What Do Famous People’s Bookshelves Reveal?
In quarantine, people are inadvertently exposing their reading habits — embarrassing, surprising and impressive.
RateMySkypeRoom Is Savaging People’s Skype Environs
Dubrovnik: The medieval city designed around quarantine
The Lazarettos of Dubrovnik are a reminder of the city’s foresight in combating infectious diseases centuries ago.
Metallica Is Putting Free Concerts Online
6 Now Streaming, with More to Come
68 Bits of Unsolicited Advice
“Er moeten historici in het Outbreak Management Team komen”
Historici hebben een schat aan waardevolle informatie te bieden in de coronacrisis, vindt Rina Knoeff (RUG).
Welke aanpassingen passen winkels toe om hun klanten anderhalve meter afstand te laten houden? En werken deze aanpassingen?
A design system for building faithful recreations of old UIs
POSSE – IndieWeb
POSSE is an abbreviation for Publish (on your) Own Site, Syndicate Elsewhere, a content publishing model that starts with posting content on your own domain first, then syndicating out copies to 3rd party services with permashortlinks back to the original on your site.
Library JSON
A Proposal for a Decentralized Goodreads
Maybe now, with this rush to make lightweight versions of valuable services, we might stop and reflect on whether we ever really needed all those added extras in the first place.