Weekly Web Harvest for 2020-06-14
- Dr. Moudhy Al-Rashid on Twitter: ““Why do you not write on your clay tablet? Why do you not rehearse your exercise tablet?” Sherua-etirat, a Neo-Assyrian princess, writes to her sister-in-law to scold her for not doing her homework in the 7th century
- Behind the Byline With Ed Yong – The Atlantic
science is “less the parade of decisive blockbuster discoveries that the press often portrays, and more a slow, erratic stumble toward ever less uncertainty.” Scientists disagree. They have it out, and they oscillate toward a shared understanding. We in the press make those oscillations look bigger than they actually are by covering every incremental development as it happens—and I’m not sure that, during this crisis, that’s the best route toward greater public understanding.
- Introducing: Quotebacks
A nice pattern. I keep almost building a personal version of pinboard so that I can do more with images/videos/etc. This might be enough to get me to do it.
- Visually Workshopping the AWS Cloud
Rather than treating our illustrations as a shiny add-on made by one person, I wanted to directly involve our course instructors and figure out how to directly pair their expertise with my visual thinking skills.