Weekly Web Harvest for 2018-11-18
- Photos: The Ubiquity of Smartphones – The Atlantic
Worth looking at.
from David C
Scammed at 40,000 Feet: Opaque Market Costs the Jet-Setting Rich – Bloomberg ” . . . according to My Sky, a company whose software helps scrutinize and manage private-jet costs” mattomildenberger on Twitter: “Something I’ve been meaning to say about The Tragedy of the Commons. Bear with me for a small thread on why our embrace of Hardin is a stain on environmentalism. tldr: we’ve let a flawed metaphor by a racist ecologist defiSomething I’ve been meaning to say about The Tragedy of the Commons. Bear with me for a small thread on why our embrace of Hardin is a stain on environmentalism. tldr: we’ve let a flawed metaphor by a racist ecologist define environmental thinking for a half century. How many high school stars make it in the NBA?Remember NBA great Donnell Harvey? Neither do we. Despite being the #1 high school recruit in 2000—something that you think would indicate future NBA stardom—he put together a meager career in the league, averaging around 5 points per game over 5 years. On the flip side is LeBron James—the #1 high school recruit just a few years later—and we all know what he’s been up to. This disparity got us thinking, are these top 100 recruit lists any indication of making it to the NBA, let alone becoming a star? Porfirypretty […]
Homemade Low Carb Crunch Protein Bars (Keto, Vegan, Paleo) Lil Nas X – Old Town Road (feat. Billy Ray Cyrus) [Remix] – YouTubeA rare musical inclusion -Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus remix Morgan Herlocker on Twitter: “Became aware of the first major open scooter feed this morning. 20 minutes in and I am able to pull timestamps for trips going back and forth between a high school and a nearby Planned Parenthood. Working on a disclosure ASAPBecame aware of the first major open scooter feed this morning. 20 minutes in and I am able to pull timestamps for trips going back and forth between a high school and a nearby Planned Parenthood. Working on a disclosure ASAP & will share details as soon as I can safely do so.
The U.S. Air Force learned to code—and saved the Pentagon millions“We don’t want to be anybody’s outsource app development organization forever,” says Keith Salisbury, the vice president responsible for Pivotal’s work with the federal government. “We want our clients to understand what we do and how we do it, and most importantly, why we do it. We don’t want to teach them to fish. We want to teach them to be fishing guides.” About—-like what we tried a few months back Itty bitty sites are contained entirely within their own link. (Including this one!) This means they’re… ?Portable – you don’t need a server to host them ?Private – nothing is sent to–or stored on–this server ?Easy to share as a link or QR code When Jean-Paul Sartre Had a Bad Mescaline Trip and Then Hallucinated, for Years, That He Was Being Followed by Crabs | Open Culture The crabs followed him “all the time,” he said, “I mean they followed me in the streets, into class.”