Article   211490

« earlier    

Product of Mexico: Hardship on Mexico's farms, a bounty for U.S. tables - Los Angeles Times
A Times reporter and photographer find that thousands of laborers at Mexico's mega-farms endure harsh conditions and exploitation while supplying produce for American consumers.
article  food  produce  farm  farming  labor  readme  mexico 
15 hours ago by tma
Projectors vs. TVs: Giant-screen pros and cons
Basically: projectors will outmatch TVs in the picture-size department, but they still can be noisy and require yearly bulb-swaps + perfect light-control in the room.
display  comparison  article  cnet  hardware 
15 hours ago by mechazoidal
Rock, Pebble, Sand: How to turn 10 minutes into 60 hours. — Medium
Takeaway:
10 minute chunks multiple times a day. Make it a habit. Rinse, repeat and reap.
productivity 
15 hours ago by rohansingh1712
Human Language Is Biased Towards Happiness, Say Computational Linguists — The Physics arXiv Blog — Medium
Back in 1969, a couple of psychologists from the University of Illinois began studying the way people in different cultures use words. Their conclusion was that whatever their culture, people tended…
analysis  article  brain  hacker  happiness  language  data  datascience  words  happy  interesting  anthropology 
16 hours ago by lmjabreu
Code Profiling in Linux Using Gprof - Open Source For You
Today, performance is a pivotal point in the programming world. Programmers constantly strive to make their code run in fewer milliseconds. Performance analysis can be done in various ways, static as well as dynamic. One way to optimise code is to dynamically analyse it for call-time and execution delays in order to find the bottlenecks in the execution. In Linux, Gprof can help to profile the code you compiled by using GCC.
profiling  gcc  howto  article  2011  linux  unix  gnu  tips  blogentry  programming  tool  guide 
18 hours ago by ezequiel
Review: The Colbert Report Is Dead. Long Live Stephen Colbert!
It’s a rare man who gets to attend his own funeral. It’s an even luckier man who gets to cheat his own death, dust his prints off the murder weapon, read his own eulogy, and rise to live again in another form.

That’s what Stephen Colbert did Thursday night with “Stephen Colbert,” in a show that sent his bloviating host character — one of the greatest sustained performances in pop culture, TV or otherwise — off into TV eternity. And his final Colbert Report was both a sweet ending and a perfect summation of the show’s spirit — smart and surreal, sly and sincere. The finale nodded to the massive creation that Colbert wrought over nine years, and — as he flew off with Santa, a unicorn Abraham Lincoln, and Alex Trebek — promised something different to come.
tv:stephen.colbert  article  topic:media 
19 hours ago by meitachi
Favorite Swift Tips & Tricks of 2014
To celebrate the end of the year and the first 6 months of Swift, we asked ten of our Swift-est friends for their favorite Swift tips & tricks of 2014. Thanks to everyone for sharing!
swift  tips  development  article 
20 hours ago by davidgasperoni
The Lesson of the Sony Hack: We Should All Jump to the ‘Erasable Internet’
The hack at Sony underscores the need for more secure online communication systems. That is, if people are willing to use them.
article  nytimes  privacy  technology  editorial 
20 hours ago by dwight
The Trouble with Teaching Rape Law
Some students have suggested that rape law should not be taught because of its potential to cause distress.
article  editorial  rape  sexuality  culture  education  law  newyorker 
21 hours ago by dwight

« earlier    

related tags

(popular  139  2011  2014  5*  538  abuse  addy-osmani  ai  algorithm  algorithms  amazon  analysis  analytics  anthropology  apple  architecture  arstechnica  art  article  assertion  author:rachel.jones  bible  bibliometrics  blog  blogentry  blogging  book  bookmarks  brain  brand  browser  business  canvas  case  casestudy  category-theory  category  clojure-var  clojure  clojurescript  cnet  collaboration  company  comparison  composition  computergames  computing  concurrency  content  contentfirst  cs  css  css3  culture  data  datascience  delicious  design  developer  development  digital  display  dna  document  domain  economics  editorial  education  emoji  employee  engagement  entrepreneurship  evgeni.malkin  fact_checking  fanwork  farm  farming  fiction  film  food  framework  functional-programming  functional  funny  game  games  gcc  gnu  go  google  googletagmanager  gtm  guide  hack  hacker  hacking  happiness  happy  hardware  health  history  hockey.rpf  home  howto  html  husband  ifttt  images  imitation  in:infores  in:winnower  inequality  innovation  interactive  interesting  internet  ios  iphone  javascript  journalism  js  knowhow  korea  labor  lang:en  language  law  learning  librarians  linux  list  longform  macstories  management  map  marketing  marriage  math  media  meme  meteor  metrics  mexico  mobile  mobilefirst  mood  murder  music  news  newsettered  newslettered  newyorker  nintendo  noir  nude  nudist  nytimes  oil  openaccess  operator  opinion  optimize  optional  outrage  outsourcing  peerreview  performance  person  perspective  physics  plagiarism  pocket  podcast  post  pr  price  privacy  process  produce  productivity  profiling  programmer  programming-language  programming  promotion  purpose  qs  quartzmag  rape  readme  reference  registrar  relationship  report  research  responsive  rwd145  scholarlycommunication  science  security  serial  sexuality  sidney.crosby  signal-vs-noise  site:puck.daddy  slate  social  socialmedia  software  sony  statistics  studies  study  swift  team  technology  tenure  testing  text  theintercept  theory  tips  tool  topic:aaron.sorkin  topic:acting  topic:cwhl  topic:hockey  topic:hollywood  topic:media  topic:men's.hockey  topic:nhl  topic:sexism  topic:women's.hockey  topic:women.in.hollywood  topic:women  toread  touch  transformation  tv:stephen.colbert  tw  twitter  uber  unix  unread  usability  ux  vacation  vancouver  viral  visualization  vr  webdesign  webdev  wife  wired  womeninstem  words  writers  writing  writors  wwar  xcode 

Copy this bookmark:



description:


tags: