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Thursday, 19. January 12017
Medium, and The Reason You Can’t Stand the News Anymore.
Conservatively, counting just the biggest chunks of staff time that went into it, the prison story cost roughly $350,000. The banner ads that appeared on the article brought in $5,000, give or take.
The Problem With AMP.
AMP is Google’s Last Hope for Relevance in Mobile Search.
Home Assistant is an open-source home automation platform running on Python 3. Track and control all devices at home and automate control.
Wednesday, 18. January 12017
I ♥ heartificial intelligence.
If “Prägnanz” begets “prague nons” in auto-generated subtitles, “pithiness” of course begets…
(Btw. this is an excerpt of John Rauser’s excellent presentation about “How Humans See Data”.)
The beautiful AMA of Sindre Sorhus.
The Line of Death.
When building applications that display untrusted content, security designers have a major problem— if an attacker has full control of a block of pixels, he can make those pixels look like anything he wants, including the UI of the application itself. He can then induce the user to undertake an unsafe action, and a user will be none the wiser.
How to procrastinate by logging your work.
Quantifying and Visualizing “Deep Work”.
One of the best books I read in 2016 is Cal Newport’s “Deep Work”. In his book Cal explains that technology and various social practices have eroded our capacity to work without distractions and that we need to find ways to spend more time doing what he calls “Deep Work”: long stretches of time of uninterrupted full-focus work.
74,476 Reasons You Should Always Get The Bigger Pizza.
We crunched prices from thousands of pizza places around the country. The results convinced us we should never buy a small pizza again.