I am building a rev. 3 Quefrency mechanical keyboard with red acrylic case!
This was an eye-opener: a podcast episode on the vagus nerve, an anatomical feature of the body I was entirely ignorant of, that connects all sorts of parts of the body to the brain without diverting via the spinal column, and in which a lot of our consciousness of ourself is located.
Here's nifty idea for a party, though difficult enough to set up you have to call performance art to actually do it: everyone wears platform shoes on their normal shoes so they see eye-to-eye with their variously heighted friends.
Entertaining twitter thread on a bug (that wasn't a bug really) caused by changing keyboard-layout conventions and the accommodations made to support old keyboards on new computers.
Access-control lists are often set up to answer the obvious question "can X access Y to do Z?" but not other useful things like "What are all the Ys X can do Z to?" But this needs to be planned in from the start, or you will be sad later on.
A 15-minute explanation of one of the signature masterpieces of the Renaissance, Michelangelo’s David, part of a series on YouTube.
Sometimes asking politely for people to be nice discourages nice people but does not deter assholes, so the effect is that you end up only interacting with assholes. You have accidentally created an ‘asshole filter’.
(Via @griffinkate on Twitter)
Tutorials about new features of CSS aimed at people already experienced with CSS
(Via @terriblemia on Twitter)
Short documentary about the 1-tonne fount imported from Hong Kong to print the the New Zealand Chinese Growers’ Monthly Journal and its relevance to Chinese New Zealanders.