2021 w40

The Absurdity of the Nobel Prizes in Science
They distort the nature of the scientific enterprise, rewrite its history, and overlook many of its most important contributors.
Vikings in paradise
Were the Norse the first to settle the Azores?
Auditing Design Systems for Accessibility
In this blog post, I hope to inform my fellow designers especially about where we need to come in for accessibility considerations.
Women's pain is routinely underestimated, and gender stereotypes are to blame – new research
Both male and female observers are susceptible to the false belief that women exaggerate their pain.
Babies are full of microplastics, new research shows
When comparing stool samples between babies and adults, scientists found up to 15 times more microplastics.
Clearview AI Has New Tools to Identify You in Photos
In an interview with WIRED, CEO Hoan Ton-That said the company has scraped 10 billion photos from the web—and developed new ways to aid police surveillance.
Tiny Helpers
A collection of free single-purpose online tools for web developers...