Pop culture podcast The Incomparable discusses Kenneth Branagh’s film of Henry V. Features Brian Blessed impersonations
Free websites funded by advertising is the original sin which has blighted our online lives: third-party tracking of visitors to websites is so pervasive we have mostly given up on stopping it, despite the damage it does and the potential for abuse. This article from The Markup is an introduction to just how much tracking goes on & how it can affect vulnerable groups.
DuckDB is an embeddable SQL OLAP database management system with a silly name. Especially aimed at data analysts who already use Python+Pandas or R
Alexey Vasilyev’s photos of the remote Russian territory of Yakutia
In Search of a Flat Earth is a documentary that starts with a demonstration of how proving the Earth is not flat can be an interesting exercise but then continuing in to a discussion of why this does not convince Flat Earth believers because for them the flatness or otherwise of the Earth is only part of a larger narrative. Then things get more complicated.
Clickbait Title: The Twist at 37 Minutes Will Make You Believe We Live In Hell
Blacklight shows you the trackers on a web site. Or you can use it to verify that a site does not track you.
This links to the report for my own link-noting web site pdc.ooble.uk.
(Via @meyerweb on Twitter)Noted by Damian Cugley .
Komputeko is a collection of computer terminology in Esperanto and several other languages, designed to facilitate translation of technical documentation.
Another mechanical keyboard design that takes a simple idea and runs with it. The Cinderblock 70 normalizes all the keys to 1u (with options for 2u shift, enter and space) and a uniform stagger for a satisfyingly regular look which might still be a useable typing device for people unprepared for the full-on ortholinear style.
Parody of corporate brands that end up becoming indistinguishable after enough rounds of compromise between stakeholders. Didn’t show this one round the office because it would have seemed too pointed.