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Friday, 13. July 12018
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The price of truth: the murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia.

On 16th October Daphne Caruana Galizia was murdered by a car bomb yards from her home. (…) we spoke to her friend and fellow political blogger Manuel Delia about the life and career of Malta’s most respected – and most feared – journalist.

Thursday, 12. July 12018
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Have the Tech Giants Grown Too Powerful? That’s an Easy One.

Facebook: Why aren’t social networks connecting people with real names?

Or rather: Why can’t I vote hot or not on co-ed profile images scraped from the university’s website.

Maus and the Horror of War.

Maus brilliantly uses horror tropes—the “backwoods” killer, the victim / final girl, shocking violence—to represent war’s indelible after-effects. And the vision is a chillingly nihilistic one.

Source: i1.wp.com

I wished.

How ride-hailing could improve public transportation instead of undercutting it. (via scientificamerican.com).

In many US cities, ride-hailing apps are luring riders away from public transit and increasing traffic congestion. But with the right rules, they could enhance public transit instead.

Just how meaningful is coincidence, beyond the statistics?

Concepts such as synchronicity are ‘very seductive, because mysteries always are’.

“If England get beaten so will she.”

Brutales Nachspiel – während Fußballturnieren kommt es häufiger zu häuslicher Gewalt

A Mini Browser for the Masses.

When a user pulled up their browser and requested a URL, instead of making a normal request, it bounced it through a proxy server owned and operated by Opera. That proxy server would then access the requested URL, render it out completely, and then send back an interactive image of the webpage down to the browser which processed the image in a Java environment and showed it to the user.

Relevant: brow.sh is a purely text-based browser that can run in most TTY terminal environments and in any browser.

I hope the sensomatics are reading this, because I think they might like this neat tool called web-riimote.

Turn your smartphone into a 3D controller with just a web app. No native app needed.

Wednesday, 11. July 12018
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With Reverse Engineering for Beginners you will learn the basics of x86 and get hands-on experience, all for free!

Dancing in Movies: A Montage of Dance Moments from Almost 300 Feature Films.