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Sunday, 18. February 12018
Hamilton 68: Tracking Putin's Propaganda Push... To America.
I wish I would have known about the lesser fees for cryptocoin conversion at GDAX already a few weeks ago. (Not that it makes a huge difference for myself; just did not have a very helpful answer when being asked.)
Well, should have better listened to Taryn Southern.
Tuesday, 13. February 12018
The Bandcamp 2017 Year in Review.
“Bandcamp serves as an honest-to-goodness, proof-in-the-pudding bulwark against the creep of artistic monoculture fueled by the consolidation of digital life into the hands of a few companies. Maybe the future isn’t a dumpster fire after all.”
Monday, 12. February 12018
Sure, embedding a Fakebook video requires a configurator!
Sunday, 11. February 12018
Planes don’t flap their wings: does AI work like a brain?
‘There is enough dung as it is. Why make more?’
How Long Is a Moment?
For centuries, and as late as the early 19th century, a “moment” was something quite specific—a 40th of an hour, or around 90 seconds. But modern English doesn’t treat the word this way.
The 19 Women Who Accused Trump of Sexual Misconduct.
The "Weinstein effect" continues to roil the nation’s power centers. But the allegations against the president have largely stayed in the background.
Relevant: The Richest
People Men In Cryptocurrency.
Everything Easy is Hard Again.
(…) it is a bit spooky to sit down and learn more about it, because every time I see a diagram explaining how CSS Grid works... I’m reminded of the table layouts I was doing in 1997. There’s a voice in the back of my head saying we’re stuck in a loop and it’s repeating. We’ve completed a lap on a cycle which will go around forever. Another approach for layout will come along five years from now, it will probably resemble floats, and not knowing how to clear a float will bite me in the ass for the second time in my career.
What the hell is water?
A speech by the late David Foster Wallace.
A huge percentage of the stuff that I tend to be automatically certain of is, it turns out, totally wrong and deluded.