Weekly Web Harvest for 2021-01-10
- Amara – Award-winning Subtitle Editor and Enterprise Offerings
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- Fan Is A Tool-Using Animal—dConstruct Conference Talk
I’ve read this many times and apparently never bookmarked it.
- Olympedia – James Snook
“. . . at The Ohio State Penitentiary” – at least they are consistent.
- Bumble removes political filter after use on Capitol rioters – Business Insider
The dating app Bumble temporarily suspended its political filter in the US after multiple people tweeted about using it to find conservatives who took part in last week’s Capitol insurrection and turn them into law-enforcement authorities.
- Super Punch: Some sea shanties were elaborate diss tracks; Turning pop songs into sea shanties; Are you on Sea Shanty Tiktok or Driver’s License Tiktok?
All kinds of good things.
- Archivists Are Mining Parler Metadata to Pinpoint Crimes at the Capitol
Others who have managed to get their hands on the Parler data have begun to make lists of videos and photos that have GPS coordinates on Capitol Hill, and have written scripts to pull those videos from the broader dump so people can analyze them. On an IRC chat channel, a small group of people are watching and analyzing videos and are posting their video IDs and description into a Google spreadsheet called “Notable Parler Videos.” One description reads: “at the capital, pushing police, guy in MAGA hat screaming ‘I need some violence now.'” A description for the IRC channel includes a link to an FBI tip line specifically targeted at identifying people at the riot.
- A (terrible?) way to do footnotes in HTML | CSS-Tricks
- PlacePress – A WordPress Plugin
- Improving English with a Southern Accent – YouTube
Improving your English by using a Southern accent . . .