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Week van 23.10.2022

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With Leaps and Bounds, Parkour Athletes Turn Off the Lights in Paris
As an energy crisis looms, nimble young activists are using superhero-like moves to switch off wasteful lights that stores leave on all night.
This 33-year-old made more than 1,000 Wikipedia bios for unknown female scientists
Jessica Wade began writing Wikipedia biographies about women and minority scientists who never got their due — from employers, from other scientists, from the public.
Do we really care more about Van Gogh’s sunflowers than real ones?
The Just Stop Oil activists are accused of using tactics that will backfire. But ‘respectable’ protest is roundly ignored
DuckDuckGo for Mac is now available for public testing
Its new Duck Player makes YouTube browsing more private
List of common misconceptions

Week van 9.10.2022

The Mediterranean Sea Is So Hot, It’s Forming Carbonate Crystals
In the rapidly warming Eastern Mediterranean, water stratifies into layers, like a cake. That’s allowing carbon-spewing crystals to form.
10 paradoxes that will stretch your mind
Considering these paradoxes is a great way to come to grips with how incomplete our understanding of the universe really is.
China’s heat waves show its climate adaptation plans have a way to go
100 Days Of More Or Less Modern CSS
'It’s time to get me up on speed with modern CSS. There’s so much new in CSS that I know too little about.'
Could ex-president Lula's return mean a Green New Deal for Brazil?
Brazil's voters head to the polls in October, with a chance to to decide if they want to hand a second four-year term to far-right President Jair Bolsonaro.
14 Top-Rated Day Trips from Lisbon
A Palestinian Farmer Planting an Olive Tree Accidentally Unearthed an Exquisite Byzantine Tile Floor
Sahara desert could be man-made, scientists suggest
The desertification of the Sahara, which began 10,000 years ago, may have been at least partially caused by humans.

Week van 2.10.2022

Cold weather warning adds to Europe’s gloom as it battles energy crisis
Less wind and rain could hit renewable power as continent seeks to wean itself off Russian gas
British Ruling Pins Blame on Social Media for Teenager’s Suicide
The internet, according to the ruling, “affected her mental health in a negative way and contributed to her death in a more than minimal way.”
Dear Console
a collection of code snippets to use in the browser console
Appt | Platform voor app-toegankelijkheid
doel van Appt is om ontwikkelaars en organisaties in staat te stellen om toegankelijke apps voor iedereen te bouwen.

Week van 25.09.2022

Could the UK abolish the monarchy?
How a roadmap to becoming a republic might actually work
Iran’s Internet Shutdown Hides a Deadly Crackdown
Amid protests against the killing of Mahsa Amini, authorities have cut off mobile internet, WhatsApp, and Instagram. The death toll continues to rise.
The nine boundaries humanity must respect to keep the planet habitable
More than a decade after the Planetary Boundaries framework was first proposed by top scientists, we are no closer to changing our destructive trajectory
Mahsa Amini: Protests over woman’s death claim more lives in Iran
Nine people are now reported to have been killed at protests in Iran sparked by the death of a woman detained for allegedly breaking strict hijab rules.
Inclusive Design 24 (#id24) 22 September 2022
A free 24-hour online community event on accessibility and inclusion
Google Maps voor handelsroutes 14de tot 17de eeuw
Hoe lang duurde het zo’n 600 jaar geleden om van Eindhoven naar Deventer te komen? Dat kun je berekenen in de vernieuwde versie van Viabundus
With Stable Diffusion, you may never believe what you see online again
AI image synthesis goes open source, with big implications.