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2021 w18

Docent Ton van Haperen
‘Stuur de schoolbesturen weg en maak de overheid weer de baas over ons onderwijs’
Hollywood Shouldn’t Remake the Brilliant Another Round
Thomas Vinterberg’s Oscar-winning Danish drama Another Round celebrates the ways in which alcohol can bring joy to a midlife crisis — but there’s no way the coming Hollywood remake can avoid American moralism.
We Used Spotify's New Play-Count Feature to ID the Best Deep Cuts in Pop History
Now that the streaming service lists the play counts for every song on every record, let’s celebrate some underloved tracks that deserve more spins than they get.
Niet deeltijdprinsesjes, maar voltijdprinsjes zijn het echte probleem
Het aantal vrouwen in topfuncties steeg fors en jonge vaders kregen afgelopen jaar recht op vijf weken verlof. Goed nieuws voor de emancipatie? Helemaal niet, zegt bestuurssocioloog Mark van Ostaijen. "Het zijn gênante cijfers."
Outlander Real History
The True Stories That Inspired The Drama
Wetter the better: Gothenburg’s bold plan to be world’s best rainy city
It rains nearly 40% of the time in the Swedish city – so why not try to make the most of it?
What I learned going from prison to Python
How open source programming can offer opportunities after incarceration.
I Wrote the Book on User-Friendly Design. What I See Today Horrifies Me
The world is designed against the elderly, writes Don Norman, 83-year-old author of the industry bible Design of Everyday Things and a former Apple VP.
Iconic
Free “do wtf you want with” pixel-perfect icons
Web History
It was hard to explain, difficult to demo, and had overly lofty ambition. It was created by a man who didn’t have much interest in marketing his ideas
Carbon
Create and share beautiful images of your source code
Better air is the easiest way not to die
Nothing else is so important while also being so easy to address.
The Humble <img> Element And Core Web Vitals
How to make your blog images stand out & reflect your identity

2021 w17

Wavy concrete roof covers weekend retreat in Chile by Ryue Nishizawa
Yahoo, the Destroyer
How the historic company became known as a bumbling villain of internet culture
The Planet on the Plate
In an effort to encourage more sustainable cooking, we won't be publishing new beef recipes on Epicurious.
Karma To Burn Founder and Frontman Will Mecum Has Died
Gojira-zanger Joe Duplantier: ‘Wie zingt er nou over plastic in de zee? Ik dus’
Mads Mikkelsen Takes Everything and Nothing Seriously
In Conversation: Mads Mikkelsen Known for playing villains in the U.S. and more nuanced roles in Denmark, he takes everything and nothing seriously.
Incomplete List of Mistakes in the Design of CSS
From the CSS Working Group Wiki
Swimlanes.io
a simple online tool for creating sequence diagrams
Earth Restored
Here is a selection of the most beautiful photographs of Earth —iconic images and unknown gems— digitally restored to their full glory.
'Forgotten Astronaut' Michael Collins Dies
Collins was the crew member who stayed in orbit on the Apollo 11 command module while Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walked on the moon.
Tinnitus cannot be cured, but here’s how rock fans can prevent hearing loss
Kerrang! talks to experts and professionals to find out more about how tinnitus is affecting the lives of music fans.
What really happened at Basecamp
How a list of "funny" customer names triggered an internal reckoning
Ask HN: What diagrams do you use in software development?
Met zijn bootje vaart hij onder de Waag en de Nieuwmarkt door
Voor de BNNVara-serie Waterman verdiepte Menno Bentveld zich in het water van Amsterdam. Over een verborgen rivier van 140 meter lang voer hij onder de Nieuwmarkt door.

2021 w16

Out of the cave: French isolation study ends after 40 days
Ever wonder what it would feel like to unplug from a hyperconnected world and hide away in a dark cave for 40 days?
'For All Mankind' Season 3 and beyond: Ron Moore reveals his "7-year arc"
The writer-producer of 'Battlestar Galactica,' 'For All Mankind,' and your favorite ‘90s Star Treks, talks about alternate timelines, deep-cut Easter eggs, and how he writes sci-fi TV.
Four Ways The Pandemic Might End
Vaccinations promise an end to the coronavirus pandemic in the US. What kind of ending, though, is up to us.
Disasters I've seen in a microservices world
Get the FLoC out
I’ve always liked the way that web browsers are called “user agents” in the world of web standards. It’s such a succinct summation of what browsers are for, or more accurately who browsers are for. Users.
Feeling Blah During the Pandemic? It's Called Languishing
The neglected middle child of mental health can dull your motivation and focus — and it may be the dominant emotion of 2021.
How often do people actually copy and paste from Stack Overflow? Now we know.
One out of every four users who visits a Stack Overflow question copies something within five minutes of hitting the page.
‘The system has collapsed’: India’s descent into Covid hell
Many falsely believed that the country had defeated Covid. Now hospitals are running out of oxygen and bodies are stacking up in morgues
No, We Don't Know if Coronavirus Vaccines Affect Periods
We do know that researchers do not study menstruation enough.
Interview met Johannes van Dam
'De Hollandse keuken is verpest door de huishoudscholen. Die hebben afhankelijkheid van fabrieken aangeleerd, terwijl dat helemaal niet hoeft.’
Movie of the Night
Instantly find something to watch on your streaming services!
Zoom fatigue is worse for women, Stanford study shows
Generally speaking, prolonged self-focus can also lead to negative psychological effects like depression and anxiety.
Questions to ask in a job interview that reveal company culture
Culture is felt through the behaviors that are reinforced or discouraged on a day-to-day basis on teams.
How India's Covid-19 second wave worsened in just a fortnight
The country, which was reporting less than 15,000 cases a day just last month, has been seeing over 200,000 Covid-19 infections a day since April 15.

2021 w15

Google’s FLoC Is a Terrible Idea
Google is leading the charge to replace third-party cookies with a new suite of technologies to target ads on the Web. And some of its proposals show that it hasn’t learned the right lessons from the ongoing backlash to the surveillance business model.
Psychedelische jams en menselijke touch op digitaal Roadburn
Op de digitale editie van heavy muziekfestival Roadburn bleek de uitzinnige psychjam helemaal terug in geestverruimende sessies van Solar Temple en Bada.
3,000-year-old ‘lost golden city’ of ancient Egypt discovered
Experts say Aten is the largest such city ever found and one of the most important finds since unearthing Tutankhamun’s tomb
Womens' pain not taken as seriously as mens' pain
A new study suggests that when men and women express the same amount of pain, women's pain is considered less intense based on gender stereotypes.
Vanilla JavaScript Code Snippets
Let’s look at vanilla JavaScript code snippets — resources and lightweight libraries to help you solve a problem without a large overhead or third-party dependencies.
Font size is useless; let’s fix it
Photos: Protecting Crops Against a Spring Frost
Kati Kariko Helped Shield the World From the Coronavirus
Collaborating with devoted colleagues, Dr. Kariko laid the groundwork for the mRNA vaccines turning the tide of the pandemic.
Space Jam
The iconic 1996 "Space Jam" website was recently relaunched to promote the new movie. Thankfully, the developers still kept the old site around to preserve its intergalactic legacy.

2021 w14

You forgot all about Nox, and should probably put that right
Westwood's ARPG has so many interesting ideas that really need to be part of the modern genre
Some photographs should be left alone from manipulation
Altered photographs ostensibly showing smiling victims of the Cambodian genocide highlight the ethical predicament and the potential abuse of technology when working with original historical documentation.
Spare us the fawning over Prince Philip
When Elizabeth became the Queen, he was forced to quit his job in the Navy, and became depressed for months
The dream ticket: sleeper trains could soon run from London to Europe’s cities
An ambitious plan to take overnight services through the Channel tunnel reflects a growing interest in sustainable travel
Wynonna Earp Stars on Wynonna and Doc’s Happy Ending
Melanie Scrofano and Tim Rozon weigh in
Death metal music inspires joy not violence
Despite gruesome lyrics, death metal does not desensitise fans to images of violence, a study shows.
BBC flooded with complaints over Prince Philip death coverage
Corporation opened dedicated complaints form on its website to deal with high volume of comments
How Did Frasier Afford His Apartment?
The Eames chair! The view! One woman’s demented investigation about a fictional apartment on a TV show that went off the air over 15 years ago.
The Story Behind The Song: My Dying Bride’s The Cry Of Mankind
How Brit metal miserabilists My Dying Bride made Iron Maiden bassist Steve Harris’ favourite nine-minute doom song
Dark mode in 5 minutes, with inverted lightness variables
The Relationships Were What Made ‘Justified’ Truly Special—They’re Why We’re Still Watching Today
Over six seasons, 'Justified' explored the complex, twisted roots of Elmore Leonard's distinct vision of Harlan County.
Trump used dark patterns to trick supporters into donating millions more than intended
“Asking for forgiveness is easier than permission” was one saying of the man in charge