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Facebook has a Big Tobacco Problem Facebook’s problems are more than a temporary bad PR issue. Its behavior contributes to a growing negative view of the entire tech industry.
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26 days ago by hoodwink73
The Genetics of Schizophrenia | The New Yorker
Runs in the Family In the winter of 2012, I travelled from New Delhi, where I grew up, to Calcutta to visit my cousin Moni. My father accompanied me as a guide and companion, but he was a sullen and brooding presence, lost in a private anguish.
favorites-from-pocket  genetics  neuroscience  psychology  schizphrenia 
4 weeks ago by hoodwink73
GitHub - zeit/next.js: Framework for server-rendered or statically-exported React apps
zeit/next.js Next.js is a minimalistic framework for server-rendered React applications. Visit learnnextjs.com to get started with Next.js.
favorites-from-pocket  react-ecosystem  repo  ssr  tools 
7 weeks ago by hoodwink73
!!Con 2017: How Merkle Trees Enable the Decentralized Web! by Tara Vancil - YouTube
!!Con 2017: How Merkle Trees Enable the Decentralized Web! by Tara Vancil How Merkle Trees Enable the Decentralized Web! by Tara VancilDecentralized networks operate without relying on a central source of truth, and instead rely on group coordination in order to establish a shared state. Trust is distributed among participants, so to have confidence that each participant
favorites-from-pocket  blockchain  concept  conf-talk  ethereum  intro  p2p  todoist 
7 weeks ago by hoodwink73
Sebastian Markbåge - DOM as a Second-class Citizen at react-europe 2015 - YouTube
Sebastian Markbåge - DOM as a Second-class Citizen at react-europe 2015 React has always been about the Virtual DOM. A nice way to render HTML (and some of SVG and maybe some Web Components). Although there's also react-art, react-three, react-canvas, react-curses... Oh, and react-native! Even if you bottom out at HTML, most of what React does really well is rendering t
favorites-from-pocket  concepts  conf-talk  insight  react-ecosystem  reactjs  todoist 
7 weeks ago by hoodwink73
Michael Jackson - Never Write Another HoC - YouTube
Michael Jackson - Never Write Another HoC Michael Jackson, creator of the React Router library, gives this talk where he says a component with a render prop or children prop as renderer can do anything an HoC (Higher Order Component) can do, and more. Presented at Phoenix ReactJS on September 6, 2017, at Galvanize in downtown Phoenix.
favorites-from-pocket  conf-talk  insight  patterns  react-ecosystem  reactjs  todoist 
8 weeks ago by hoodwink73
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Why semver ranges are literally the worst… The solution to your “it works on my machine” dependency problems. Most likely someone in the world published a breaking change to one of your dependencies. So if you’re like me, you now have to go through all of your 100+ npm dependencies and try to figure out which one it was.
favorites-from-pocket  article  insight  semver  from pocket
10 weeks ago by hoodwink73
Physicist Fotini Markopoulou Left Theoretical Physics to Create Wearable Technology at Doppel
This Physics Pioneer Walked Away from It All Inside the South London offices of Doppel, a wearable technology start-up, sandwiched into a single room on a floor between a Swedish coffee shop and a wig-making studio, CEO and quantum physicist Fotini Markopoulou is debating the best way to describe an off-switch.
favorites-from-pocket  physics  profile  quantum-physics  scientist  time  wearable 
november 2017 by hoodwink73
From Quantum Gravity to Wearable Technology: What Drives Fotini Markopoulou?
Her Second Act: Fotini Markopoulou on Life Beyond Physics If all science is either physics or stamp collecting, as Ernest Rutherford supposedly said, you get the impression that Fotini Markopoulou, 45, would find a way to make both endeavors equally fascinating.
november 2017 by hoodwink73
Keybase: bringing public-key cryptography to mainstream users
Keybase: bringing public-key cryptography to mainstream users Today I’m excited to announce that a16z is leading a $10.8M Series A financing of Keybase, a company that is trying to make the internet more secure by making public-key cryptography accessible to mainstream internet users. I’ll be joining Keybase’s board.
favorites-from-pocket  cryptography  intro  keybase  startup  todoist 
october 2017 by hoodwink73
The death of the internal combustion engine – The Economist – Medium
The death of the internal combustion engine It had a good run. But the end is in sight for the machine that changed the world“Human inventiveness…has still not found a mechanical process to replace horses as the propulsion for vehicles,” lamented Le Petit Journal, a French newspaper, in December 1893.
favorites-from-pocket  article  clean-energy  future  paywall  transport 
september 2017 by hoodwink73
Legendary Rock Climber Alex Honnold Gets Put Into an MRI, and the Results Are Surprising
The Strange Brain of the World’s Greatest Solo Climber Alex Honnold has his own verb. “To honnold”—usually written as “honnolding”—is to stand in some high, precarious place with your back to the wall, looking straight into the abyss. To face fear, literally.
favorites-from-pocket  article  climbing  fear  neuroscience  risk  todoist  from pocket
august 2017 by hoodwink73
React Components, Elements, and Instances - React Blog
React Components, Elements, and Instances The difference between components, their instances, and elements confuses many React beginners. Why are there three different terms to refer to something that is painted on screen? If you’re new to React, you probably only worked with component classes and instances before.
august 2017 by hoodwink73
Powerful Ideas Need Love Too!
Powerful Ideas Need Love Too! Alan Kay Fellow, Apple Computer Corp. Let me start the conversation by showing a video made by the National Science Foundation at a recent Harvard commencement, in which they asked some of the graduating seniors and their professors a few simple questions about what causes the seasons and the phases of the moon.
favorites-from-pocket  instapaper 
february 2017 by hoodwink73

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