Weekly Web Harvest for 2022-04-03
- How to Query WordPress Multisite by ACF Option Values – I Like Kill Nerds
An option that could be integrated into a large multisite.
- I would like to be paid like a plumber – by Shaun Usher
I like to leave room for accidents or chaos. Making a seamless record, where every note and syllable is in place and every bass drum is identical, is no trick. Any idiot with the patience and the budget to allow such foolishness can do it. I prefer to work on records that aspire to greater things, like originality, personality and enthusiasm.
Your drain on drugs: Meth seeps into Baltimore’s streams – CNN.com Here’s why: These plants and bugs are the base of the aquatic food web. Birds eat the bugs, as do frogs and fish. As emergent contaminants such as pharmaceuticals and endocrine disruptors become more common in ground and drinking water, they could affect humans. Scientists say the direct health effects are pretty much unknown, and more research will need to be done. h/t Jon Becker Handwriting Just Doesn’t Matter – The New York Times A month later, Alabama required the teaching of cursive in public schools by the end of third grade by way of “Lexi’s Law,” named for the granddaughter of the state representative Dickie Drake; Mr. Drake believes “cursive writing identifies you as much as your physical features do.” In other words, our script reveals something unique and ineluctable about our inner being. For most of American history, cursive was supposed to do the opposite. Mastering it was dull, repetitive work, intended to make every student’s handwriting match a standardized model. In the mid-19th century, that model was Spencerian script. It was replaced by the Palmer Method, which was seen as a more muscular and masculine hand suitable for the industrial age — a “plain and rapid style,” as Austin Palmer described it, to replace the more […]
Main Page | Omnipedia We are Joannes Truyens and Matei Stanca of Playthroughline, and together with an amazing team of contributors and a generous community of players, we made a game called Neurocracy. Ever wanted to explore the Wikipedia of the year 2049 and solve a murder across ten episodes? Neurocracy invites you to do that highly specific thing by diving into the Omnipedia rabbit hole: Webb Compare compare Hubble vs Webb images . . . pretty amazing Hack The Box: Hacking Training For The Best | Individuals & Companies TryHackMe | Cyber Defense Training The Cuckoo’s Egg Decompiled Course | Chris Sanders Monitoring tiny web services Need to think this through for more of our sites . . . maybe WP plugin that does a better job alerting on downtime. Would have been really nice for rampages. A Guide to Basic WordPress Debugging With Local Some of the stuff I do with local dev in WP written up nicely. TiddlyMap.org | Wiki-Based Concept-Mapping Software h/t reclaim hosting community chat The Fallout Continues: U.S. News Pulls Columbia University From Its 2022 Rankings As questions continue to remain unanswered about the accuracy of data that Columbia University submitted to U.S. News & World Report for the 2022 edition of its Best Colleges rankings (first published September 2021), U.S. News reported today […]
Theme 1: The information environment will not improve. The problem is human nature | Pew Research Center Theme 1: The information environment will not improve. The problem is human nature Why an (interactive) picture is worth a thousand numbers – O’Reilly Media Miriah Meyer explores how interactive visualizations can help us find meaning in mounds of data. MNT Reform: DIY Portable Computer For a long time, I wanted a portable personal computer which you can… Repair by yourself with parts from the hardware store or 3D printing Thoroughly understand on any level Take apart, modify and upgrade without regret Adapt to your tastes and use cases, staying with you for many years In Summer/Autumn 2017 I teamed up with industrial designer Ana Dantas to make this machine happen. Three months later, I can type this article on the first prototype of Reform, our DIY portable computer. Fact Checks | Search | Google Developers If you have a web page that reviews a claim made by others, you can include a ClaimReview structured data element on your web page. This element enables Google Search results to show a summarized version of your fact check when your page appears in search results for that claim. The world’s biggest grave robbery: Asia’s disappearing WWII shipwrecks | World news | The Guardian Experts said […]