Weekly Web Harvest for 2017-07-09
- tebelorg/TagUI: General purpose tool for automating web interactions
The goal of web automation is to reproduce cognitive interactions that you have with websites so that your laptop or server can do it for you, base on your schedule or conditions. TagUI helps you rapidly automate your repetitive or time-critical tasks – use cases include process automation, data acquisition and testing of web apps.
- jaredreich/pell: ? the simplest and smallest (1kB) WYSIWYG text editor for web, with no dependencies
1kb wysiwyg editor
- Why Momentum Really Works
- Time to Revisit Tangle? | OUseful.Info, the blog…
- Scientists Discover the Secret Behind Incredible Ant Towers
They were told that the technology did not exist to track individual particles in the interior of a three-dimensional object, at the time and size scales of ant-made towers, without killing the insects. But when they talked to an expert at Georgia Tech, they were referred to Daria Monaenkova, a postdoctoral researcher working in Dan Goldman’s physics lab. Monaenkova, who would subsequently become a co-author of the new study, happened to be working on an x-ray technology that would enable the researchers to peer inside the ant tower itself.
- List: Questions for the Jedi Vice-Chair of Graduate Studies – McSweeney’s Internet Tendency
How will being at one with the Force prepare me for today’s job market?
h/t Luke Neff
- ‘Monstrous’ bullying led Ontario mayor to create mysterious wall of photos in office bathroom – Toronto – CBC News
Mayor is a “visual learner”
Altmann says his critics are trying to portray the photo wall as something “scary.” There were rumours that some photos had black lines drawn through the faces. Altmann said that is not true.
“There was nothing evil, there was nothing bad, there was nothing corrupt, there was nothing of hatred,” said Altmann. “It was showing the purity of my investigation with the links of the emails, the information and the data which I had collected.”
The mayor describes himself as “a visual learner.”