Teach Yourself Computer Science
HN commentary, actually mostly useful: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=13862284

database alt recommended by commentors: https://cs.stanford.edu/people/widom/DB-mooc.html

the "two types" commentary seems as reductionist and full of BS as any other 'two types' arbitrary classification.
programming  learning  cs  books  computer  via:popular  so_you_want_to_learn_X 
march 2017
Cooking To Die For: Refrigerated Dill Pickles
I was in a rockin' mood when I made these and thought it was a little odd, and a tad remiss, that we hadn't had a Bad Brains song on here yet in the past 2 years so for your listening pleasure, Bad Brains and Hank Rollins covering "Kick Out the Jams", which happens to be on the Pump Up the Volume soundtrack.  An awesome 80's movie, incidentally.  Anyway, here's Bad Brains:
+cooking  +diy  +pickles 
march 2017
bell hooks On The State Of Feminism And How To Move Forward Under Trump: BUST Interview
Writer and activist bell hooks helps us process the post-election state of feminism, and tells us how to move forward in the era of Trump
bellhooks  feminism  politics  via:laurenipsum 
february 2017
Revenge of the Lunch Lady - The Huffington Post
In the fall of 2009, the British celebrity chef Jamie Oliver arrived in Huntington, West Virginia, which had recently been named the unhealthiest city in America. Huntingtonians were suffering in record numbers from diabetes and heart disease. via Pocket
lunch  food  school  school_lunch  politics  via:drewcaldwell 
february 2017
Information Visualization course — Enrico Bertini
Teaching material Information Visualization at NYU Tandon. The course focuses on how to design, develop and evaluate interactive data visualization solutions for complex data analysis problems.
visualization  informationgraphics  data  datavisualisation  data_science  dataviz  so_you_want_to_learn_X  course  via:vibrog 
february 2017
Republican men are out of touch on the facts of abortion, yet unwilling to overturn Roe - Vox
I’ve been studying public opinion on abortion for the past few years. A central finding is that voter support for women’s rights on abortion is steady, if not increasing. A majority (64 percent) wants abortion legal in all or most cases. Seven in 10 agree with the Roe v. Wade decision. via Pocket
via:drewcaldwell  healthcare  womens_rights  abortion  @vox  republicans  men 
january 2017
apple cider caramels + the book is here! – smitten kitchen
yes good do this often. you can also use unfiltered apple juice from the fancypants juice section of your local yuppie grocery store
+recipe  +caramel  +tried  +dessert  +candy  +good  +worked  @smittenkitchen 
january 2017
Facebook CEO suing hundreds over Kauai land - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL
Some of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's neighbors are grumbling about a rock wall he's having built on his property on Kauai's north shore. Some of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's neighbors are grumbling about a rock wall he's having built on his property on Kauai's north shore. via Pocket
facebook  dick_moves  mark_zuckerberg  hawaii  colonialism  via:sextopus  #classy 
january 2017
How Much Warmer Was Your City in 2016? - The New York Times
Last year is the hottest year on record for the third consecutive year. In a database of more than 5,000 cities provided by AccuWeather, about 90 percent recorded annual mean temperatures higher than normal. Enter your city below to see how much warmer (or cooler) it was.
datavis  climate  science  environment  geolocation  weather  via:alykat 
january 2017
Descaling FrancisFrancis! espresso makers | Clagnut
Set aside an hour. This takes a while.
Follow the instructions on your packet of descaler to make up 1.5 litres of solution.
francisfrancisx5  housekeeping  espresso  coffee  howto 
january 2017
aNobii: About aNobii
another goodreads alternative?
books  reading 
january 2017
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