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Monday, 19. August 12019
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The option to save an anonymous CodePen is no more.

As of today, login is required to save any content on CodePen.

I know it’s not a good idea to rely on third-party infrastructure, however for my students trying out HTML and CSS with CodePen now became a wee bit uncomfortable. And I totally understand the rationale behind this move. The reasons (idiots like spammers, scammers, abusers) are why we cannot have nice things.

Sunday, 18. August 12019
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The Sensitivity Gene.

“(…) infants born with an especially excitable amygdala (i.e. short-allele children) would…grow up to be children who were more likely to feel vigilant when meeting new people”. In other words, high-reactivity may predispose one to guarded and reclusive behavior.

Eight Artists Making Music Built on Buchla Synthesizers.

From Suzanne Ciani to Dntel, these artists unlock the timeless power of the legendary instrument.

The “Emerald Path”.

This magical, moss-covered trail winds through a Pennsylvania state park.

Moment that mattered: The UK government moves to revoke Shamima Begum’s citizenship.

On Valentine’s Day 2019, The Times published an article by Anthony Loyd in which the reporter revealed he had discovered the whereabouts of missing ‘jihadi bride’ Shamima Begum, one of three Bethnal Green schoolgirls who had run away to join the Islamic State four years previously. In Loyd’s interview with her, conducted in Syria’s Hawl refugee camp, Begum, who was nine months pregnant at the time, expressed her desire to return to the UK but also said she had no regrets about joining Isis. In DG #34, Loyd reflected on the then-home secretary’s decision five days later to revoke her British citizenship and on the wave of public controversy his scoop triggered.

The Buyerarchy of Needs (via canr.msu.edu and reddit.com).

With apologies to Maslow.

Warum nicht lernen?

Manche Kritiker/innen von Identitätspolitik agieren jedoch so, als würden sie den Kubismus mit dem Einwand "zu viele Perspektiven" kritisieren.


Why the Future Doesn't Need Us. (Wired Magazine 04.01.00 12:00 PM.)

Our most powerful 21st-century technologies – robotics, genetic engineering, and nanotech – are threatening to make humans an endangered species.

Unsplash, Pixabay und Co: Die trügerische Sicherheit von lizenzfreien Fotos aus dem Internet.

Der Unterlassungsanspruch besteht verschuldensunabhängig. Daher ist es egal, ob der Nutzer des Fotos vorsätzlich oder fahrlässig die Rechte des Urhebers verletzt hat, es kommt einzig darauf an, ob er die Erlaubnis des Urhebers hatte oder nicht. Im Beispielsfall hatte er keine Erlaubnis und schaut damit in die Röhre. Der Versuch die entstandenen Kosten bei der Plattform geltend zu machen, dürfte dazu fast immer scheitern, denn diese schließen in der Regel die eigene Haftung in den Nutzungsbedingungen aus.


Somone who is too nit picky, inappropriately detailed oriented.