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Thursday, 6. May 12021
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Tuesday, 4. May 12021
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The lazy-loading property pattern in JavaScript (via javascriptweekly.com).

const object = {
    get data() {
        const actualData = someExpensiveComputation();

        Object.defineProperty(this, "data", {
            value: actualData,
            writable: false,
            configurable: false,
            enumerable: false
        });

        return actualData;
    }
};

The ancestor of Yunohost and Freedombox.

Framasoft.

Framasoft is a not-for-profit popular educational organization, a group of friends convinced that an emancipatory digital world is possible, convinced that it will arise through actual actions on real world and online with and for you!

Relevant: De-google-ify Internet.

A French resistance fighter reluctantly revisits her past in this Oscar-winning portrait.

In this short documentary, (Colette; ed.) Marin-Catherine faces her trauma with the support of a history student named Lucie Fouble – only 17 years old herself. For the first time in her life, and with Fouble ever by her side, Marin-Catherine travels from France to Germany to visit the camp where some 20,000 Nazi prisoners including her brother died.

Sunday, 2. May 12021
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Great movie, too btw.

Mathematics for gamblers.

All probability theory is grounded in the concept of infinity, yet all our gaming experiences are finite.

Shameful.

Women who write about their pain suffer a double shaming: once for getting injured, twice for their act of self-exposure

Source: pbs.twimg.com

The patriot paradox.

The world needs nations to do good things, such as reduce carbon emissions and stop treating stateless people as less human. To do good things, nations have to be good. But the condition for the existence of good nations is other good nations doing good things for each other – and for those who’ve had their homes taken away because their nations haven’t been good. Why not start there in the quest for new stories of nations for a new global age?

Film simulations from scratch using Python.

Apparently, back in the day, people shot pictures with analog cameras that used film. If you wanted a different “look” to your pictures, you would load a different film stock that gave you the desired look. This is akin to current-day Instagram filters, though more laborious.