Archive for June, 2019

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Swimming Eagle: Bald Eagle Caught In Viral Video : NPR

A viral video shows another side of the U.S. national bird. As it turns out, bald eagles frequently swim, moving through the water using an avian-style butterfly stroke.

https://www.npr.org/2019/06/14/732843218/bald-eagle-caught-elegantly-swimming

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Introducing Big Cartel's new CEO, Anna Brozek

Big Cartel's co-founders Matt Wigham and Eric Turner are passing the torch to new Big Cartel CEO Anna Brozek

https://blog.bigcartel.com/introducing-our-new-ceo-anna-brozek

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The New Wilderness

This requires us to talk about a different kind of privacy, one that we haven’t needed to give a name to before. For the purposes of this essay, I’ll call it ‘ambient privacy’—the understanding that there is value in having our everyday interactions with one another remain outside the reach of monitoring, and that the small details of our daily lives should pass by unremembered. What we do at home, work, church, school, or in our leisure time does not belong in a permanent record. Not every conversation needs to be a deposition.

http://idlewords.com/2019/06/the_new_wilderness.htm

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St. Louis Blues Claim the Stanley Cup, Ending a 52-Year Wait - The New York Times

St. Louis sat in last place in the N.H.L. standings on Jan. 3 and then beat the Boston Bruins in the Cup finals, soaring to the first championship in the franchise’s history.

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/12/sports/st-louis-blues-stanley-cup.html

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APOD: 2019 June 9 - A Triangular Shadow of a Large Volcano

A different astronomy and space science related image is featured each day, along with a brief explanation.

https://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap190609.html

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Answers to your burning questions about how ‘Sign In with Apple’ works – TechCrunch

One of the bigger security announcements from Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference this week is Apple’s new requirement that app developers must implement the company’s new single sign-on solution, Sign In with Apple, wherever they already offer another third-party sign-on system. Apple’s decision to require its button in those scenarios is considered risky — especially at […]

https://techcrunch.com/2019/06/07/answers-to-your-burning-questions-about-how-sign-in-with-apple-works/

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Rethinking how technology uses our personal data

This essay explores visually how keeping data and AI on‑device could empower not only users, but also companies.

https://thecloudfall.com/

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Adactio: Journal—The schedule for Patterns Day

What you can expect on Friday, June 28th, 2019 in the Duke of York’s cinema in Brighton.

https://adactio.com/journal/15308

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Jack White doesn't understand what DJ Khaled does - NME

Jack White has taken aim at DJ Khaled in a new interview, arguing that his hit 'Wild Thoughts' was "just Santana's song in its entirety".

https://www.nme.com/news/music/jack-white-doesnt-understand-what-dj-khaled-does-2261155

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Write HTML Like It's 1999 · Bradley Taunt

Breaking down some easy steps to ensure you are writing clean and semantic

https://bradleytaunt.com/2019/06/08/html-like-1999/

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The restaurant owner who asked for 1-star Yelp reviews

In 2014, chef Davide Cerretini put a sign in front of his Italian restaurant: "Give us a one star review on Yelp and get 25% off any pizza!"

https://thehustle.co/botto-bistro-1-star-yelp/

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The Sweetgreen-ification of Society

Ranjan here. Today I’m talking salads and segmentation-driven stratification. In 2002, when I started working on a trading floor, I would get lunch for everyone on the desk. It’s like you might imagine: About 10 guys would bark really specific orders at you, and yell if you got something wrong.

https://themargins.substack.com/p/the-sweetgreen-ification-of-society

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Parenting by the Numbers | The New Yorker

Lizzie Widdicombe on the economist Emily Oster, who challenges the conventional wisdom on child rearing.

https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2019/06/03/parenting-by-the-numbers

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What the Hell Have They Done to Our Beloved Stag Beer? | Food Blog

Stag Beer, that beloved mix of suds and ground-up deer antlers [EDITOR'S NOTE: FACT-CHECK THIS] born and brewed for years in Belleville before being acquired...

https://m.riverfronttimes.com/foodblog/2019/05/29/what-the-hell-have-they-done-to-our-beloved-stag-beer

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Master Tapes of Beastie Boys’ ‘License To Ill’ Are MIA, Says Mike D – Variety

On Sunday night's episode of his Beats 1 show, Echo Chamber, Mike D revealed to Q-Tip that no one can find the masters to 'Masters of Ill'

https://variety.com/2019/music/news/master-tapes-beastie-boys-license-to-ill-disappeared-1203230676/

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Adactio: Journal—The World-Wide Work

You need to see Ethan’s closing talk from this year’s New Adventures conference.

https://adactio.com/journal/15260