Weekly Web Harvest for 2024-05-12

Canvas LMS “Unpublish All” Hack | Dave EargleCanvas foils both goals, as of publication date of this post. (1) There is no built-in way to unpublish all assignments. (2) When a module is published, all items within it are auto-published. But when a module is unpublished, items within it remain published. :facepalm: h/t ohheybrian.com Model […]

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Weekly Web Harvest for 2024-05-05

We Need To Rewild The InternetThe first magnificent bounty had not been the beginning of endless riches, but a one-off harvesting of millennia of soil wealth built up by biodiversity and symbiosis. Complexity was the goose that laid golden eggs, and she had been slaughtered. The story of German scientific forestry transmits a timeless truth: […]

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Weekly Web Harvest for 2024-04-21

Isotope · Filter & sort magical layouts Filterizr | Create responsive galleries Hanover book nook creator’s ‘censored’ Girl Scout Gold Award“I would like to let you, the Board of Supervisors know, that you have bestowed upon me the greatest honor you could. Greater than that of any proclamation, in your censorship of my Gold Award,” […]

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Weekly Web Harvest for 2024-04-14

t.30=Ovipares et Serpens t.1 (1788) – Histoire naturelle, ge?ne?rale et particulie?re – Biodiversity Heritage Library AI isn’t useless. But is it worth it?Some are surprised when they discover I don’t think blockchains are useless, either. Like so many technologies, blockchains are designed to prioritize a few specific characteristics (coordination among parties who don’t trust one […]

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Weekly Web Harvest for 2024-03-31

AI bots hallucinate software packages and devs download them • The RegisterSeveral big businesses have published source code that incorporates a software package previously hallucinated by generative AI. Not only that but someone, having spotted this reoccurring hallucination, had turned that made-up dependency into a real one, which was subsequently downloaded and installed thousands of […]

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Weekly Web Harvest for 2024-03-24

JavaScript Visualized – Promise Execution Models All The Way Down 3D DOM viewer, copy-paste this into your console to visualise the DOM topographically.A really different way of looking at the DOM h/t D’Arcy Stanford Prison Experiment: why famous psychology studies are now being torn apart  – VoxMany of the classic show-stopping experiments in psychology have […]

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Weekly Web Harvest for 2024-03-17

Pressure grows to ditch controversial forced swim test in rodent studies of depression | Science | AAAS—Nemo missed a great advertising tie in . . . just keep swimming, just keep swimming For the past few decades, scientists studying candidate antidepressant drugs have had a convenient animal test: how long a rodent dropped in water […]

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Weekly Web Harvest for 2024-03-10

How (and Why) the University of Michigan Built Its Own Closed Generative AI Tools | EDUCAUSE Reviewh/t D’Arcy Action Scheduler – Background Processing Job Queue for WordPress | Action Scheduler – Job Queue for WordPressA scalable, traceable job queue for background processing large queues of tasks in WordPress. Designed for distribution in WordPress plugins – […]

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