Archive for February, 2019

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@jonasdowney: I have a theory that 1980s Talking Heads lyrics eerily predicted our current reality https://t.co/yBuzGIDnH1 retweet

https://twitter.com/34633/status/1100178704096022528

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Cocktail similarity / Observable

Cocktail similarity I was recently figuring out a minimum-viable bar setup for making cocktails at home, and a system fo

https://beta.observablehq.com/@tmcw/cocktail-similarity

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The Religion of Workism Is Making Americans Miserable - The Atlantic

For the college-educated elite, work has morphed into a religious identity—promising identity, transcendence, and community, but failing to deliver.

https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2019/02/religion-workism-making-americans-miserable/583441/

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Penrose Tiling | Steve's Travels and Other Stuff

I remember the streets of Helsinki - whose surface is covered by Penrose tiles. There are basically two types, the kite and the dart, and they have the amazing property that they not only cover a flat surface completely, with no gaps or overlaps, but the arrangement of the tiles is random and the pattern…

https://stevethings.wordpress.com/2015/12/21/penrose-tiling/

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Habits of Successful People: Start Before You Feel Ready

This article reveals the habits of successful people, like billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson, and how you can use these habits in your life.

https://jamesclear.com/successful-people-start-before-they-feel-ready

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“She Never Looks Back”: Inside Elizabeth Holmes’s Final Months at Theranos | Vanity Fair

At the end, Theranos was overrun by a dog defecating in the boardroom, nearly a dozen law firms on retainer, and a C.E.O. grinning through her teeth about an implausible turnaround.

https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2019/02/inside-elizabeth-holmess-final-months-at-theranos

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Adactio: Journal—Design sprint?

It looks like a design sprint, and quacks like a design sprint. But is it a design sprint?

https://adactio.com/journal/14841

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@stephaniemalley: Working together using a guided discovery to uncover the many ways to use tiles! @responsiveclass https://t.co/wbhoCPSCjm favorite

https://twitter.com/519987661/status/1098611925821390848

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Indiana Dunes National Park: The newest national park.

Indiana Dunes National Park is a 15,000-acre area in northwestern Indiana, along the shore of Lake Michigan, is the country's newsest and 61st -- national park. It's one of 418 units in the USNational Park Service.

https://www.cnn.com/travel/amp/indiana-dunes-newest-national-park/index.html?__twitter_impression=true

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Andy Anderson - Hi guy’s, I am and I have Terminal 4... | Facebook

Hi guy’s, I am and I have Terminal 4 Cancer, and their is no way of returning back from that, it’s totally covering the inside of my body, and I'm...

https://www.facebook.com/AndyAnderson60/posts/10215485210017640

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Protecting Basecamp from breached passwords - Signal v. Noise

Basecamp elbowed out breached passwords and we're keeping them out. Today we alerted every Basecamp user whose email and password we could find in a data breach, in full view of everyone online.

https://m.signalvnoise.com/protecting-basecamp-from-breached-passwords/

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Millennial-Bashing Is Class Warfare – Member Feature Stories – Medium

Dismissing the entire millennial generation has persisted, even though they’re now adults in their twenties and thirties. The trend isn’t funny or cute. It’s dangerous and it’s destroying our economy.

https://medium.com/s/story/millennial-bashing-is-class-warfare-106bf0367996

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Tortoise: TNT Album Review | Pitchfork

Each Sunday, Pitchfork takes an in-depth look at a significant album from the past, and any record not in our archives is eligible. Today, we revisit the wondrous alchemy of performance and technology found on Tortoise’s third record.

https://pitchfork.com/reviews/albums/tortoise-tnt/

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The men fighting Florida’s python epidemic | 1843

Tens of thousands of Burmese pythons have decimated the wildlife of the Everglades. John-Paul Flintoff joins the posse on their tail

https://www.1843magazine.com/features/the-men-fighting-floridas-python-epidemic

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To Cut Taxes, Big-Box Stores Use 'Dark Store Theory' - CityLab

Big-box retailers nationwide are slashing their property taxes through a legal loophole known as "dark store theory." For the towns that rely on that revenue, this could be a disaster.

https://www.citylab.com/equity/2018/11/property-tax-dark-store-theory-retail-apocalypse-walmart/574123/

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Northbound Lanes of Lake Shore Drive Closed for 'Structural Emergency' on Bridge - NBC Chicago

Northbound lanes of Lake Shore Drive were closed Monday between Randolph Street and Grand Avenue for a "structural emergency" on the bridge, officials said.

https://www.nbcchicago.com/traffic/transit/northbound-lake-shore-drive-closed-structural-emergency-bridge-505672471.html

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The Democratic Presidential Candidate Pete Buttigieg’s Quiet Rebellion

Benjamin Wallace-Wells writes about Pete Buttigieg, the young mayor of South Bend, Indiana, who is running for President on the campaign theme of intergenerational justice.

https://www.newyorker.com/news/the-political-scene/pete-buttigiegs-quiet-rebellion/amp?__twitter_impression=true

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All the Fun Has Gone Out of Being a Billionaire - WSJ

From Bezos to Schultz, America’s richest are having an unusually tough time in the public eye. It almost doesn’t seem worth it—almost.

https://www.wsj.com/articles/all-the-fun-has-gone-out-of-being-a-billionaire-11549641589

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Julian Shapiro's Hollywood story

Julian Shapiro's Hollywood film story. How he created a film show, and his experience interning for a major Hollywood director.

https://www.julian.com/blog/hollywood-life

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@stephaniemalley: Writers workshop celebration in progress! We are published authors! https://t.co/U7WWuclRRt favorite

https://twitter.com/519987661/status/1093925600203603968

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Historic Wrigley Mansion Chicago - Theurer-Wrigley House Photos

Take a look inside Chicago's Theurer-Wrigley House, known as the Wrigley Mansion, which recently found a buyer after being listed for $4.9 million.

https://www.housebeautiful.com/design-inspiration/real-estate/g14928116/wrigley-mansion-chicago/

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The First Time the Atlantic Wrote About Facebook - The Atlantic

In 2007, a writer for The Atlantic predicted that the social network would dominate as an engine of connection—and an invasive peddler of user data.

https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2019/02/first-time-atlantic-wrote-about-facebook/581902/

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@chriscbs: Breakfast with @bmoesta and @rjs. Anyone who knows @bmoesta will love this. Out of paper and needing to get the ide… https://t.co/6Y4IHpU84g favorite

https://twitter.com/8473272/status/1091697216547217408

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Progressive Web App Progress in iOS 12.2 Beta 1 (Build 16E5181f)

As a regular (and passionate) iOS user with a strong belief in the Web, I beta-test any and all new iOS builds as soon as I can get my hands on them. My main motivation is to see how they do when it…

https://medium.com/dev-channel/progressive-web-app-progress-in-ios-12-2-beta-1-build-16e5181f-a18cd05ca361

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Adactio: Journal—Ch-ch-ch-changes

Browser updates bring improvements to progressive web apps on iOS and Android.

https://adactio.com/journal/14754

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The Pinkertons in Red Dead Redemption 2 show one view of the company’s history.

A dispute between the publishers of Red Dead Redemption 2 and the modern firm has brought its storied history into the spotlight.

https://slate.com/human-interest/2019/02/pinkerton-red-dead-redemption-2-lawsuit-history.html