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The meaning behind the fashion in The Queen’s Gambit
Here, the show’s costume designer Gabriele Binder reveals the secret messages behind Beth Harmon’s best looks
How fashion is fighting facial recognition technology
Concerned about the rise of facial-recognition technology, some designers are creating fashion for a somewhat counterintuitive purpose: not to get noticed, at least by the cameras.
Make it Personal
Over the course of the year, many of you have launched or relaunched your website. It indeed feels like the personal website is experiencing a little revival.
Early humans may have survived the harsh winters by hibernating
Seasonal damage in bone fossils in Spain suggest Neanderthals and their predecessors followed the same strategy as cave bears
U.K. Imposes Harsher Lockdown on London, Citing New Version of Virus
The variant is up to 70 percent more transmissible than earlier versions, officials said. People in southeast England, including London, were told to stay at home.
De Britse corona-mutant: zorgwekkend, of valt het wel mee?
Een variant van het coronavirus die 70 procent besmettelijker lijkt dan het ‘gewone’ virus, is opgedoken in Nederland.
Ella Kissi-Debrah: how a mother’s fight for justice may help prevent other air pollution deaths
Landmark ruling that toxic fumes killed nine-year-old Londoner follows long campaign for truth
Privacy matters even if "you have nothing to hide"
The question about privacy is not about hiding, it is about sharing. It is not that I have nothing to hide, I just do not have anything I want to share, especially unknowingly.
Slack Is the Right Tool for the Wrong Way to Work | The New Yorker
Slack is both absolutely necessary and absolutely aggravating; we rely on it, but we also can’t stand it.
100 design lessons for 2021
From design tools, to our design process, to the user behaviors that will change the way we design — a list of what to expect for User Experience (UX) Design in the next year.
The Beginner's Guide to Intermittent Fasting
Considering intermittent fasting or a fasting diet? Learn the benefits of intermittent fasting and the intermittent fasting schedule I use.
Can developer productivity be measured?
Defining and measuring programmer productivity is one of the most difficult parts of an engineering manager or CTO’s job description. When everything you do is intangible, how should you measure it? Can it be measured at all?
Goodreads plans to retire API access, disables existing API keys
The sad thing is it really only hurts the hobbyist projects and Goodreads users themselves.