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Sunday, 22. October 12017
A blog trying to be a pattern library. All about designing inclusive web interfaces, piece by piece.
How Social Media Endangers Knowledge.
Wikipedia, one of the last remaining pillars of the open and decentralized web, is in existential crisis.
Digging Through the Archives of 'PURRRRR!,' the Premier Cat Newsletter of the 1980s.
Before the internet, people got their feline fix in analog form.
A tale of ‘trons’: the suffix that tells the story of modern science.
Is technology really going to destroy more jobs than ever before?
Experts are divided on the topic of technological unemployment.
I want to believe 2.
Why the trial by ordeal was actually an effective test of guilt.
In practice, it might not have mattered whether ordeals were truly God’s judgments or instead the judgments of clever legal systems that leveraged criminal defendants’ incentives to correctly find fact. For, in either case, the result was the same: improved criminal justice, thanks to God.
I want to believe.
We have time to save the Great Barrier Reef from global warming.
It's not too late to rescue one of the world's most spectacular natural wonders. But we don't have long.
A steht für Antisemitismus.
Sie wollten uns umbringen, wir haben überlebt, lasst uns essen!
This Is What A 21st-Century Police State Really Looks Like.
Far from the booming metropolis of Beijing, China is building a sprawling system that combines dystopian technology and human policing. “It’s a kind of frontline laboratory for surveillance.”