Weekly Web Harvest for 2020-08-23
- Nadine Batchelor-Hunt | ???? ?????? on Twitter: “I just found out that “abracadabra” comes from Aramaic meaning ‘I create like the word’ (‘???? ?????’), and from the Hebrew for “I create as I speak” – and this is definit
- Customers aren’t satisfied with virtual college — Joanne Jacobs
In addition, regulations keep lower-cost alternatives out of the market. To gain eligibility for federal financial aid, innovative programs must be accredited, writes Akers. They are “judged based on how they educate students (e.g., curriculum, faculty, manner of instruction) rather than on the outcomes they produce.” She proposes creating a pay-for-performance system that looks at outputs, such as first-year earnings and student loan repayment rates.
— it’s almost like we can’t understand how this would also create really terrible results in the long run.
- xkcd: Synonym Date
The perfect English challenge.
- Stephanie McCarter on Twitter: “The masks I’m making for my Vergil students. https://t.co/xLEmeQGo6B” / Twitter
- Two.js: Examples
Two.js is a two-dimensional drawing api geared towards modern web browsers. It is renderer agnostic enabling the same api to draw in multiple contexts: svg, canvas, and webgl.
- Survivalism – Wikipedia
Get your terms right for the coming SHTF.
- 30 Completely Unrelated Movies Described In One Sentence That Perfectly Fits Them Both | Bored Panda
Feels like a useful prompt.
- Scientific Illustration | Julia Moore Illustration | United States
A VCU graduate with some really nice examples and a solid portfolio.