2021 w39

e-Bikes laden op een tegeltje
Slepen met accu’s, klungelen met kabels: het opladen van een elektrische fiets gaat een stuk minder soepel dan het vervoermiddel zelf.
The Bay Area town that drove out its Chinese residents for nearly 100 years
Before the white residents of Antioch burned down Chinatown in 1876, they banned Chinese people from walking the city streets after sunset.
Mermaids and Tritons in the Age of Reason
how humanity’s supposed aquatic ancestors became wondrous screens on which to project theories of geographical, racial, and taxonomical difference.
Pandemic Bird-Watching Created a Data Boom—and a Conundrum
Avid amateurs are generating a wealth of information on avian activity. But does that data reflect new trends in bird behavior, or in people’s?
The Power of the Link
The native vs. web debate often focuses on feature capabilities: native is rich while the web is lacking, always trying to catch up. But there’s one feature where the web has proven to be light years ahead of native: the lowly link.
Vastende gelovigen roeiden waterdier uit
Hun staart leek op die van een vis. Dus was het prima om ze te eten in de vastentijd – massaal. De paus zei het zelf.
What Silicon Valley "Gets" about Software Engineers that Traditional Companies Do Not
How Big Tech Runs Tech Projects and the Curious Absence of Scrum
'JIRA has been mentioned mostly with negative associations' Ha!
Preload, prefetch and other <link> tags
what they do and when to use them
Medieval Myths Bingo
There are a lot of myths and misconceptions about “The” Middle ages. This era lasted roughly 1000 years and life was very different at certain times and in different places, so it is a bit silly and difficult to make blanket statements about this subject.
Did Agincourt Archers Really Invent Swearing With A Two-Fingered Salute V-Sign?
Learn the true story behind Henry V’s incredible victory at Agincourt in 1415
The NSA and CIA Use Ad Blockers Because Online Advertising Is So Dangerous