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2020 w42

Republiek met ceremonieel staatshoofd
pleidooi voor het 'Duitse model'
'On the brink of disaster'
Europe's Covid fight takes a turn for the worse
The Flaming Lips performed a concert with the band and fans encased in plastic bubbles
Farida Lemouchi: ‘Molassess hing al jaren in de lucht, we zijn eeuwig verbonden’
Debuutalbum Through The Hollow verscheen vrijdag bij Season of Mist en daarmee is het hoog tijd voor het verhaal van Molassess.
Does Web Performance Matter? It Depends.
Should you even care about web performance if slow sites can still rank well? Is a slow website really that big of a deal? The answer is sort of—it’s a bit more nuanced than a simple yes or no.
The 100 Most Influential Sequences in Animation History
From Bugs Bunny to Spike Spiegel to Miles Morales, the history of an art form that continues to draw us in.
Going Viral as a Woman in Tech
While the video was going viral, I felt like prey and couldn’t focus. I knew people were watching, judging, possibly trying to find me elsewhere on the internet to harass me in real-time.
7 myths designers and developers believe about web accessibility
Git scraping
track changes over time by scraping to a Git repository
COVID Regels NL
De onderstaande regels zijn niet wettelijk bepaald in Nederland, maar gebaseerd op de Ierse aanpak.

2020 w41

Surfaces vs Airborne: What We Know Now About Covid-19 Transmission
You don’t have to sanitize your apples anymore, but you do have to wear a mask
‘Viking’ was a job description, not a matter of heredity, massive ancient DNA study shows
DNA in hand, researchers for the first time could conclusively trace the origins of people from the far edges of the Viking diaspora back to their roots in Scandinavia.
Why David Quammen Is Not Surprised
I was told ten years ago: Beware of a new virus, maybe a coronavirus, emerging from a wild animal, maybe a bat. Those were the warnings I put into Spillover.
Cameron Crowe Interview on the 20th Anniversary of ‘Almost Famous’
The writer-director on interviewing rock legends for ‘Rolling Stone,’ screening the movie for Led Zeppelin, and why the film still resonates after two decades
The New Brazil – Ben Coates
A country where disaster prevention has long been a national religion now resolutely refuses to prevent a disaster. A nation which has an uncanny knack for generating triumphs out of adversity now appears determined to do the opposite.
Kamala Harris' VP debate was for women talked over by men
Kamala Harris’ courtroom skills prevailed, Mike Pence’s bloodshot eye astounded, and a fly stole the show Wednesday night during the first and only vice presidential debate of 2020.
On not choosing WordPress for the W3C redesign project
Explaining the background of our choice on CMS platform and the response to a recent WordPress Tavern post
10 Rules For Efficient Form Design
hediet/vscode-drawio
This unofficial extension integrates Draw.io into VS Code.
David Lee Roth, Metallica, Pete Townshend, Brian May, Tony Iommi, More Remember Eddie Van Halen
Sammy Hagar on the passing of his iconic bandmate: “Heartbroken and speechless.”
Er zijn genoeg redenen om WhatsApp vandaag nog te verwijderen
De nieuwe plannen van Mark Zuckerberg beloven niet veel goeds, en de app gebruikt al slinkse trucjes om de end-to-endversleuteling te verbreken.
Google’s new logos are bad
replacing icons that are familiar, recognizable, and in Gmail’s case iconic if you will, with little rainbow blobs that everyone will now struggle to tell apart in their tabs.
Eddie Van Halen
Revered guitarist dies at 65 after cancer battle
Reddit's "Am I The Asshole" Reveals America's Sexism
One of the most thorough looks at gender inequality can be found on a Reddit forum
The Forgotten F-Word in the Pandemic
Monica Lewinsky wonders if these times demand a prominent mental health czar.
The end of the American internet
80-90% of internet users are now outside the USA, there are more smartphone users in China than in the USA and western Europe combined, and the creation of venture-based startups has gone global.
‘Warrior’ Is Still the Best Show You’re Not Watching
As Cinemax winds down its original programming, the martial arts Western inspired by the works of Bruce Lee faces an uncertain future. But the series, whose second season premieres on Friday, deserves to fight another day.

2020 w40

People from Reddit who survived Corona, how has your daily life changed? What are the side effects after? : AskReddit
Where Camels Take to the Sea
In Gujarat, India, a special breed of camel is not constrained by land—but cannot escape the many forces of change.
‘Door Wes Anderson kreeg ik veel meer zelfvertrouwen’
Interview met de Belgische animator Kim Keukeleire over haar stop-motionwerk voor Isle of Dogs, Fantastic Mr. Fox, Frankenweenie en Ma vie de Courgette.
Gratis retour betekent maar al te vaak: de brand erin
Het gratis retour van webwinkels brengt het slechtste in ons naar boven. VPRO’s Tegenlicht toonde zondag ‘de schaduwzone van het online winkelen’. Een beschamend verhaal.
22 YouTube Channels To Level Up Your Programming Skills
1990: How Alice In Chains took metal to the mainstream
Alice In Chains debut Facelift was the first grunge album to break into the mainstream. For the band who made it, things would never be the same again.

2020 w39

'Algemeen gebruik mondkapjes kan nieuwe lockdown in Nederland voorkomen'
Hij is net 3 weken terug in Nederland na een jarenlang verblijf in de Verenigde Staten. En wat hoogleraar Gezondheidsinformatie Theo Vos hier aantreft, kan hij bijna niet geloven.
Covid-19 cases in Europe
Why Spain, France, the UK, and other countries face new outbreaks
Black Sabbath's Paranoid at 50: potent anthems of working-class strife
Written off by critics as horror trash from ‘unskilled labourers’, Sabbath’s masterpiece album took beaten-down listeners on a rollercoaster out of their struggles
How Pro-Life and Anti-Abortion Culture Kills Women - Maternal Mortality Rate in America
"Stop calling anti-abortion activists 'pro-life.' They're not."
Goodbye comments, welcome Webmentions
One Last Goodbye: A Farewell To Anathema, The Band Who Could Be Anything You Wanted
Progressive metal mainstays Anathema have gone on indefinite hiatus. Here we pay tribute to a band with the palette and the vision to explore the vast realms of heavy music and then some.
Dutch lawmakers demand answers after U.S. ambassador holds party for right-wing populists at embassy
“That would be a violation of the Treaty of Vienna,” one lawmaker said.
Melting Antarctic ice will raise sea level by 2.5 metres
even if Paris climate goals are met, study finds
Web browsers on iOS
As mobile and desktop operating systems converge, Apple’s hypocritical browser policy becomes clearer and clearer.
Lights Off: How La Haine Destroyed The Picture Of Postcard Paris
Mathieu Kassovitz's incendiary 1995 film La Haine lit our idealised view of Paris on fire – and remains just as corrosive 25 years on
Accessible Font Sizing, Explained
We’ll get into some specific a bit later but, for now, let’s explore the WCAG requirements for fonts.
How to pick more beautiful colors for your data visualizations
Common color mistakes and how to avoid them

2020 w38

Buying Myself Back When does a model own her own image?
Emily Ratajkowski on Reclaiming Her Own Image
Built to Last
When overwhelmed unemployment insurance systems malfunctioned during the pandemic, governments blamed the sixty-year-old programming language COBOL. But what really failed?
In photos: Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
See photos of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the second woman to serve on the US Supreme Court. Ginsburg died Friday, September 18, due to complications from pancreatic cancer. She was 87.
The Little Cards That Tell Police 'Let's Forget This Ever Happened' - VICE
Some cops give their friends and family union-issued "courtesy cards" to help get them out of minor infractions. The cards embody everything wrong with modern policing.
Add comic book dialogue boxes to your next video call with this amazing gesture-based add-on
Because sometimes you need to say something without using words.
Does the Bible Pass the Bechdel Test?
A Data-Driven Look at Women in the Story of Scripture
14 Undeniable Signs That Donald Trump Is A Fascist
The 1930s called - they want their fascism back.
Reign of Fire Retrospective
Dragons, Apocalypse, McConaughey, Bale
Did Scientists Just Find Life on Venus?…
Biosignatures do not guarantee life, but they are a compelling argument for further exploration
What’s an industry secret in the field you work in?
Fascinating thread from AskReddit
Everything Developers Need To Know About Figma
Figma is free and browser-based so developers can easily access the full design files making the developer handoff process significantly smoother.