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2020 w47

I Traced My Covid-19 Bubble and It’s Enormous
How do I get Visual Studio Code to display italic fonts in formatted code?
Fun with Operator Mono. Yes, I'm that cool.
Setting Up Netlify Forms: In-Depth Tutorial
Kirbysites | Frontend/Backend Inspiration
Inspiration doesn't stop at the frontend. Kirbysites invites you to have a look behind the scenes of beautiful websites built with the Kirby CMS.
Your Computer Isn't Yours
"This means that Apple knows when you’re at home. When you’re at work. What apps you open there, and how often. They know when you open Premiere over at a friend’s house on their Wi-Fi, and they know when you open Tor Browser in a hotel on a trip to another city."
Lightyear One maakt zich op om de automarkt te ontwrichten
Nog één jaar te gaan en dan komt de Nederlandse zonneauto op de markt. Dat betekent: laden terwijl je rijdt.
The Crown: Gillian Anderson on Playing Margaret Thatcher
Anderson opens up about joining The Crown as Britain’s first female prime minister, and going toe-to-toe with Olivia Colman’s Queen Elizabeth.
Why Obama Fears for Our Democracy
"He’s a symptom as much as an accelerant. But if we were going to have a right-wing populist in this country, I would have expected somebody a little more appealing."

2020 w46

“The Queen’s Gambit” Is the Most Satisfying Show on Television
The new miniseries, starring Anya Taylor-Joy, finds an unlikely synergy between the heady interiority of chess and the sensual realm of style.
Moving beyond remote: Workplace transformation in the wake of Covid-19
New data from a global survey of more than 9,000 knowledge workers shows how to step forward despite an uncertain future
The Angel Makers of Nagyrév and the truth around murderous women of myth
the self-styled leader of a group of women who were accused of murdering close to three hundred people by poisoning. They became known as The Angel Makers of Nagyrév.
Virgin Hyperloop Has Invented The World's Crappiest High-Speed Rail
Opinion | The Long Shadow of the Reagan Years
For the life of me I have never been able to understand how so many Republicans talk about their patriotism and their love of the flag and at the same time despise the very government the Constitution created.
The Distinguished Medieval Penis Investigators
In fourteenth-century England, one of the only ways a woman could get a divorce was if her husband was impotent. But first, she had to prove it in court.
Inside Heavy Metal's Battle Against White Supremacy
How Metal Music Became Anti-Fascist in 2020
Retour for Kirby
Manage redirects and track 404s right from the Panel
CSS Layout - Grid vs Flexbox
A Large Portion of the Electorate Chose the Sociopath
America will have to contend with that fact.

2020 w45

'Justified' 10th Anniversary Of A Harlan County War Between Two Men Who Dug Coal Together
Dear David Attenborough, beautiful Netflix documentary. But your ‘solutions’ destroy nature even more
"[..] you suddenly mention the Netherlands as a leading example for the rest of the world. As a Dutch person, this would be a great honour, if it weren’t for the fact that you are gravely mistaken."
Met Harris als vicepresident eist divers Amerika een plek op aan tafel
De overwinning van Joe Biden en Kamala Harris vormt een historische mijlpaal. Voor het eerst krijgen de Verenigde Staten een vrouwelijke vicepresident.
Woman the hunter: Ancient Andean remains challenge old ideas of who speared big game
Early hunting was “gender neutral,” archaeologists suggest
Moving BBC Online to the cloud
This is the first in a series of posts about how BBC Online is changing, making use of the cloud and more.
PostgreSQL Upsert Using INSERT ON CONFLICT statement
Study Finds concerts provide low risk for COVID-19 transmission with proper precautions
[..] rock concerts (with a majority of people standing in minimal space and moving around so there are more opportunities to infect more people) could be different.
Trump Is Terrified About Going to Prison After Losing the Election, as He Should Be
The president is said to be not only worried about “existing investigations” but new federal probes into matters we don’t even know about yet.
How The 'Lost Art' Of Breathing Impacts Sleep And Stress
While researching his book, Breath, James Nestor participated in a study in which his nose was completely plugged for 10 days, forcing him to breathe solely through his mouth. "I felt awful," he says.
The long and underappreciated history of male witches
More men than women were prosecuted for witchcraft in countries such as Normandy, Estonia, Burgundy, Russia and Iceland
Amerika investeert niet meer in Amerika
Wie de verkiezingen in de VS ook wint – het zal niets veranderen aan het feit dat het land in verval is geraakt, vindt Frans Verhagen.

2020 w44

Election Violence in the United States Is a Clear and Present Danger
Americans expect election-related instability in faraway countries. Here’s how it could happen at home.
Opinion: What Europe fears most about the US election
Europe, but particularly France and Germany, recognize that the future of the trans-Atlantic relationship, the very nature of the Atlantic alliance, could depend on the outcome of the US presidential election, writes David Andelman.
JR East offers test ride for ALFA-X experimental shinkansen
These! All over Europe, please and thank you.
Techjournalist Daniël Verlaan: ‘Sommige mensen zijn wel erg naïef’
[.. ]schreef een boek over de gevaren van internet. Hij wil mensen bang maken, maar ook weer niet té bang. ‘Als je iets niet begrijpt is het al snel eng.’
A room, a bar and a classroom
how the coronavirus is spread through the air
Make Me A Zombie!
Taking Back Our Privacy
Moxie Marlinspike, the founder of the end-to-end encrypted messaging service Signal, is “trying to bring normality to the Internet.”
Signature Matching Is the 'Witchcraft' of Elections
The Widening Responsibility for Front-End Developers
Why FTP Could Soon Disappear from the Internet
The beating heart of the early internet may have been FTP, or file transfer protocol. But after 50 years of mainstream use, its demise may be imminent.
Cory Doctorow: ‘Technologists have failed to listen to non-technologists’
The tech activist on his new sci-fi novel and why we mustn’t treat the moral downsides of social media as a necessary evil
Why you should write
Be a creator, not just a consumer
SVG Favicon Maker
Build a letter-based favicon like most big tech companies, or be playful and create an emoji-based favicon.
Driving the 2021 Cadillac Escalade was one of the most stressful experiences of my life - The Verge
While driving the Escalade, I felt as if I could barely stay in my own lane. The massive width (6.75 feet, not including the mirrors) had me in a cold sweat while driving on narrow, two-lane suburban roads.
The most important science fiction books of the last 15 years

2020 w43

Alarm as Arctic sea ice not yet freezing at latest date on record
Delayed freeze in Laptev Sea could have knock-on effects across polar region, scientists say
The feminist history of the cardigan
Once upon a time, this autumn wardrobe staple was a symbol of female empowerment
Shonda Rhimes Is Ready to "Own Her S***"
The Game-Changing Showrunner on Leaving ABC, "Culture Shock" at Netflix and Overcoming Her Fears
The Surprising Power of Color to Ease Quarantine Anxiety
The Covid-bound are trying to redecorate their way out of a pandemic slump.
How smart devices are exploited for domestic abuse
Two women explain how their partners turned internet-connected gadgets into a means of control.
O RLY Parody Book Generator
Strapi - Open source Node.js Headless CMS
Strapi is the next-gen headless CMS, open-source, javascript, enabling content-rich experiences to be created, managed and exposed to any digital device.
Interactive CSS Grid Generator
Data Shows Fewer Afghan Women Than Men Get Covid. That’s Bad News.
The number of women reported to have tested positive for the virus is so far below the male average that experts believe it is likely the result of gender inequalities that shut women out of the health care system.