Weekly Web Harvest for 2019-09-08
- dekuNukem/daytripper: A Multifunctional Laser Tripwire
Daytripper is a laser tripwire that can, upon triggering:
Hide all your windows
Lock your computer
Execute a custom script to do whatever you want!
- Thoughts at Mid-Career Part 5: Where to From Here? | Information Wants To Be Free
Part of a nice series . . .
- nuno-faria/tiler: ? Build images with images
this will be used eventually
- Notes from the Classroom: Three Data Visualization Experts – The Lovely Ferns
Nice summary post with interesting advice
youtube-dl/README.md at master · rg3/youtube-dl download youtube videos with many options from terminal h/t Wes Bos Typography in ten minutes | Butterick’s Practical Typography : if you learn and follow these five typography rules, you will be a better typographer than 95% of professional writers and 70% of professional designers. (The rest of this book will raise you to the 99th percentile in both categories.) Pollen: the book is a program Pollen is a publishing system that helps authors make functional and beautiful digital books. The Bet I Made with Teachers All Around the United States Last Year – dy/dan My point in all of this is that math teachers have names for their numbers, much in the same way that ornithologists have names for their birds. And much in the same way that ornithologists haven’t given me a reason to care about the difference between a Woodlark and a Skylark, math teachers often fail to motivate the difference between rational numbers and integers and whole numbers and imaginary numbers and supernatural numbers. The difference is that ornithology isn’t a course that’s required for high school graduation and university enrollment and labor market participation. Kids aren’t forced to study ornithology for twelve years of their childhood. So I’m inviting us to ask ourselves: “Why did we invent these categories of […]
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??? on Twitter: “at no point in this video did i know what was coming next https://t.co/XXaIlfc4bk” / Twitter Brian Lamb on Twitter: “On behalf of the #StopGlobalWarmingConference Committee, I want to respond to comments about this year’s keynote panel that features oil companies. They are also sponsors of the conference — thanks guys, we wouldn’t be here trying D3 annotationssome nice examples via @cogdog John Lanchester reviews ‘The Great Firewall of China’ by James Griffiths and ‘We Have Been Harmonised’ by Kai Strittmatter · LRB 10 October 2019. Facebook has changed its terms of service over ‘tagging’ people’s photos a couple of times, from opt-out to opt-in, but the gist is that it is too late: Facebook already owns your ‘faceprint’, the algorithmic representation of your face. How much do we think we can trust them with it? Put it like this: Facebook owns a patent on how to recognise patterns of friendship association through identifying the spots of dust on your phone camera – in other words, if two people had their photo taken by the same camera, then those two people probably know each other. r03ert0/microdraw: Collaborative vectorial annotation tool for ultra high resolution data.Collaborative vectorial annotation tool for ultra high resolution data.