Weekly Web Harvest for 2021-08-01
math videos worth watching
- Scott H Young | Learn faster, achieve more
- Idyll Documentation | An overview.
Idyll can be used to create explorable explanations, write data-driven stories, and add interactivity to blog engines and content management systems. The tool can generate standalone webpages or be embedded in existing pages. Choose from built-in themes or provide custom CSS.
Data & Society — The Constant BossIn The Constant Boss, author Aiha Nguyen—Data & Society’s Labor Futures Program Director—chronicles the crucial yet underrepresented perspectives of workers in the debate about workplace surveillance and data privacy, especially (primarily) low-wage and hourly workers who are subject to workplace surveillance and algorithmic management. Dan Harmon Making First Blockchain Animated Series as Fox Embraces Crypto – The Hollywood ReporterI do not think that title means what you think it means. Fox is launching an NFT company to help “art meet technology” as the ‘Rick and Morty’ creator readies ‘Krapopolis,’ an animated comedy set in mythic Ancient Greece that will break new technological ground. Doc Searls Weblog · How the cookie poisoned the WebToday our poisoned minds can hardly imagine having native capacities of our own that can operate at scale across all the world’s websites and services. To have that ability would also be at odds with the methods and imperatives of personally targeted advertising, which requires cookies and other tracking methods. One of those imperatives is making money: $Trillions of it. The business itself (aka adtech) is extremely complex and deeply corrupt: filled with fraud, botnets and malware. Most of the money spent on adtech also goes to intermediaries and not to the media you (as they like to say) consume. It’s a freaking fecosystem, and every […]
Michael Pederson on Instagram: “Empty space #streetart #miguelmarquezoutside”Worth clicking through to see. Harry Harris: Mustache of US ambassador sparks uproar – CNN“I didn’t grow a mustache because of my Japanese heritage, because of the independence movement of Korea or even because of my dad. I grew it because I could and I thought I would and I did,” he said. Gateway to Astronaut Photography of EarthFun images with a variety of uses. Schools Are Surveilling Students; Here’s How One Might Hack ThemHere, you might also learn enough to write your own app that can log in just like the real one and emit your own “I am here” signal. Maybe as a first step, you voluntarily collect the credentials of lots of other students for your custom app which can log in as all of them at once… then just hide this phone somewhere near the classroom to register all the time as all of those students at once. Science Slider All – Tiny Helpers Let’s talk about your resume | Hugo Giraudel, web developer in BerlinA decent reflective piece with some stuff that’s applicable more broadly.