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Why AOC's tax plan makes sense: It would help keep oligarchs in check.
The main reason to hike top tax rates, in this view, isn’t to keep the deficit in check; it’s simply to keep individuals from becoming too wealthy, because inequality is itself toxic for society.
taxes  politics  money 
5 hours ago
Tangle: a JavaScript library for reactive documents
Tangle is a JavaScript library for creating reactive documents. Your readers can interactively explore possibilities, play with parameters, and see the document update immediately. Tangle is super-simple and easy to learn.
data  web  javascript  interactive  js 
2 days ago
In the Shadow of the CMS | The Nation
What we need is a digital-media version of organic food or a local farmers’ market: ethically sourced, sustainably funded, and integrity-certified, all the way from CMS up.
cms  blogs  metablogging  rss  feeds  internet 
9 days ago
Make your own S-Video for your 8-bit card easily and quickly - Atari 8-Bit Computers - AtariAge Forums
Heres how you can make your own top quality S-Video video board for almost any Atari 8 bit. It uses few parts and would take minutes to install.
atari  retro  diy  hacks  hardware  projects 
12 days ago
The Embroidered Computer | Irene PoschIrene Posch
The Embroidered Computer is an exploration into using historic gold embroidery materials and knowledge to craft a programmable 8 bit computer.
Solely built from a variety of metal threads, magnetic, glas and metal beads, and being inspired by traditional crafting routines and patterns, the piece questions the appearance of current digital and electronic technologies surrounding us, as well as our interaction with them.
computing  embroidery  art  electronics 
12 days ago
Programmer as wizard, programmer as engineer
Are we just trying to solve a problem quickly, or are we trying to build a robust solution? I got into programming at least in part because it seemed like the closest thing to magic that really exists. So I’m going to call these two distinct styles wizarding and engineering.
compsci  dev  devops  programming 
19 days ago
Enabling CORS in Synology WebDav
ssh ip-synology
cd /var/packages/WebDAVServer/target/etc/httpd/
sudo vim conf/httpd.conf-webdav add
LoadModule rewrite_module modules/mod_rewrite.so
sudo vim conf/extra/httpd-ssl.conf-webdav add :
Header always set Access-Control-Allow-Origin "*"
Header always set Access-Control-Allow-Headers "origin, content-type, cache-control, accept, authorization, if-match, destination, overwrite"
Header always set Access-Control-Expose-Headers "ETag"
Header always set Access-Control-Allow-Methods "GET, HEAD, POST, PUT, OPTIONS, MOVE, DELETE, COPY, LOCK, UNLOCK"
Header always set Access-Control-Allow-Credentials "true"

RewriteEngine on
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_METHOD} OPTIONS
RewriteRule ^(.*)$ blank.html [R=200,L,E=HTTP_ORIGIN:%{HTTP:ORIGIN}]

cd /var/packages/WebDAVServer/target/tools
sudo ./start_stop.sh start restart
synology  webdav  cors  webdev 
28 days ago
Rocky Bergen's Retro Computer Papercraft – Waxy.org
Winnipeg-based artist and designer Rocky Bergen makes detailed papercraft of vintage computers, game systems, and electronics that you can print out, cut, and fold for yourself.
diy  retro  papercraft 
5 weeks ago
Vim’s absolute, relative and hybrid line numbers
Besides regular absolute line numbers, Vim has relative and “hybrid” modes to help navigate around files.
vim  dev  editors  howto 
5 weeks ago
Who Cares? : On Nags, Martyrs, the Women Who Give Up, and the Men Who Don’t Get It
“Just let me do it,” I told Rob as I watched him struggle to fold our daughter’s fitted sheet shortly after he took over laundry duty. via Pocket
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8 weeks ago
Inform: Past, Present, Future
This is the talk and slides from the June 2018 London IF meetup, held at Elephant Studios in London South Bank University on 9 June 2018. I was invited to speak about Inform, past, present and future. via Pocket
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11 weeks ago
The rise of 'pseudo-AI': how tech firms quietly use humans to do bots' work | Technology | The Guardian
It’s hard to build a service powered by artificial intelligence. So hard, in fact, that some startups have worked out it’s cheaper and easier to get humans to behave like robots than it is to get machines to behave like humans. via Pocket
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october 2018
My Serverless Adventure - Blazing Edge
After several React Native posts, now it’s time for me to reflect on the experience I had building Serverless application, differences with building standard APIs with IaaS/PaaS with Express/Koa and utilizing FaaS service model. via Pocket
IFTTT  Pocket  favorites 
october 2018
All you ever wanted to know about the colors of the commodore 64
The whole issue of VIC-II color-emulation is so mis-guiding and irritating, because every c64-emulator uses different palettes and these have been created by using cheap frame-grabbers/digitizers with strange color-behaviour or by moving around some rgb-sliders until it looks quite right. Many people have forgotten how the colors on a real C64 look, because they use emulators for a long time.
retro  c64  vic  art  commodore64 
october 2018
Set default node version with NVM – Eric Binnion
I was recently figuring out how to use nvm, and one thing that stood out to me is that I needed to set the default version of node that I wanted to use when opening a new tab.
dev  node  nvm  nodejs 
october 2018
The sound of SID: 35 years of chiptune's influence on electronic music
It can be hard to write about the music of videogames while we are bathed in the projected glory of today’s high-definition, 4K, 60-frames-per-second photorealistic graphics. via Pocket
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october 2018
What's a senior engineer's job? - Julia Evans
most (all?) of the senior engineers I know take on a significant amount of helping-other-people work in addition to their individual programming work. The challenge I see me/my coworkers struggling with today isn’t so much “what?? I have to TALK TO PEOPLE?? UNBELIEVABLE.” and more “wait, how do I balance all of this leadership work with my individual contributions / programming work in a way that’s sustainable for me? How much of what kind of work should I be doing?“
career  engineering  senior  work  development 
october 2018
The Ultimate Oldschool PC Font Pack: Home
Home of the world's biggest collection of classic text mode fonts, system fonts and BIOS fonts from DOS-era IBM PCs and compatibles
fonts  retro  oldschool 
october 2018
The Facebook Hack Is an Internet-Wide Failure | WIRED
On Friday, Facebook announced that hackers had leveraged three separate bugs to collect 50 million users’ so-called access tokens, which are the equivalent of digital keys to a Facebook account. With those tokens, hackers can take full control of users’ Facebook accounts, but because of Single Sign-On, they can also access any other website that those 50 million users log into with Facebook.
facebook  security  oops 
october 2018
Remember When Blockbuster Video Tried Burning Game Cartridges On Demand? | Hackaday
Machines at these stores had the ability to flash 16 Mb and 32 Mb EEPROM cartridges containing Sega Genesis games. The flashing process only took 45 seconds on average
gaming  retro 
october 2018
Nostalgia : WhitePeopleTwitter
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september 2018
How many words per minute is that? : Eyebleach
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september 2018
Lapras avoids incoming car : breathinginformation
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september 2018
F*ck : blackpeoplegifs
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september 2018
Drugs = no. Rhinos = yes. : memes
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september 2018
She's got her priorities straight : gaming
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september 2018
This is going to take forever : geek
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september 2018
¯_(ツ)_/¯ : memes
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september 2018
Man finds true love : gifs
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september 2018
Cow plays fetch / Boing Boing
This cow bellows with pleasure while playing fetch with a human.
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september 2018
Back to Basics: Running Promises in Serial with Array.reduce()
const tasks = getTaskArray();return tasks.reduce((promiseChain, currentTask) => { return promiseChain.then(chainResults => currentTask.then(currentResult => [ ...chainResults, currentResult ] ) );}, Promise.resolve([])).then(arrayOfResults => { // Do something with all results});
javascript  promises 
september 2018
When you've just had enough of your clucking first officer. : HighQualityGifs
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september 2018
Tim Burton's Halloween Costume (1967) : OldSchoolCool
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september 2018
Men Are Afraid Of Women Now? Good.
As the rolling saga of Brett Kavanaugh's nomination progresses ― with more
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september 2018
Seal Slaps Man With Octopus but Is Probably Just Hungry in Viral Video | Inverse
Getting slapped in the face is uniquely embarrassing among the various ways a person can be humiliated. But getting slapped in the face by a seal wielding an octopus, as one kayaker in New Zealand recently experienced, is an exercise in utter submission. A now-viral video of the kayaker getting completely owned shows the unlikely event in all its unbridled, bizarre glory.

The video, uploaded to Instagram by filmmaker/surfer/skydiver and GoPro family member Taiyo Masuda, shows another kayaker, Kyle Mullinder, receiving the wet, eight-armed slap as they explore the waters around Kaikoura, New Zealand. “My face happened to be in the wrong place at the wrong time,” Mullinder told Yahoo7 News.

Read More... Seal Slaps Man's Face With Octopus, but It's Probably Just Trying to Eat Lunch
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september 2018
Special counsel Robert Mueller is now investigating his MacBook - The Verge
Robert Mueller surfaced from the Russia investigation this afternoon to ask for help — tech support, specifically. The special counsel and former FBI director was spotted in the Georgetown Apple store today, working with a Genius bar employee to get help with a MacBook Pro. The photo was taken by Meghan Pianta, who works in communications in DC; we initially caught it via Washington Examiner reporter Kelly Cohen.

In the photo, you can see a pained, confused look on the special counsel’s face. What is he looking at? We tried calling the Apple store to find out, but were stymied by endless phone trees. An investigator who went on location on behalf of The Verge said there was no sighting of either Mueller or the employee seen helping him.

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Continue reading…
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september 2018
Join in the chant! Massive new Nitzer Ebb box set on the way / Boing Boing
Electronic body music pioneers Nitzer Ebb are releasing a career-spanning retrospective box set. From Pylon Records, "Nitzer Ebb: 1982-2010" features 10 LPs with all five of the band's Geffen/Mute albums along with bonus tracks and 12" club mixes. Below, the "Join in the Chant (Burn!)" 12" mix. Lies, lies, lies, lies. Gold, gold, gold, gold. Guns, guns, guns, guns. Fire, fire, fire, UH!
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september 2018
It hurts to look. [F] : gaming
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september 2018
TIL the reason why clocks run clockwise. They do because in the Northern hemisphere that's how sundials cast shadow : todayilearned
It’s a total cop-out to say that clocks run clockwise because that’s how clocks run...but it’s also kind of true. The modern convention is no arbitrary design choice, but rather a direct adaptation of the original timepiece: the sundial.

Way back when, a sundial told time by casting a shadow with its gnomon around a circular platform. In the northern hemisphere, that meant the shadow moved (to use a compass analogy) from north to east to south to west as the sun traveled, and when mechanical clocks started appearing, they were designed to operate in a similar fashion. Which begs the question, would clocks run the opposite direction if we’d based them on sundials in the Southern Hemisphere? Yes! Sundials work counterclockwise below the equator, and we’d be reading our watches totally differently if modern clock-makers had used them as an example.

If you’re already into the old-school style of an analog display, the fact that it's a throw-back to even older time-telling devices makes the design that much cooler.

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september 2018
When cops arrive suddenly : funny
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september 2018
Gamasutra: Sebastien BENARD's Blog - Building the Level Design of a procedurally generated Metroidvania: a hybrid approach.
My name is Sebastien Benard and I'm currently working as the Lead Designer on Dead Cells, a procedurally generated Metroidvania. As you would expect, questions about the quality of our procedural generation pop up very regularly, with both players and other devs. via Pocket
IFTTT  Pocket  favorites 
september 2018
Underrun – Making Of - PhobosLab
I participated in this year's js13kGames, a JavaScript game development competition with a file size limit of 13kb, including code, assets and everything else. My entry was Underrun, a twin stick shooter using WebGL.
gaming  javascript  webdev  webgl  js 
september 2018
What Teenagers Think About the Allegations Against Brett Kavanaugh - The New York Times
And she worried that if the Senate does not take Dr. Blasey’s allegations seriously, it will reaffirm the idea that “boys will be boys,” and teach a dangerous lesson to teenagers today.
news  politics 
september 2018
Cutie with a flower ❤️ : aww
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september 2018
These $530 pre-distressed sneakers are pissing people off / Boing Boing
Would you spend $530 on a pair of sneakers that were described like this?

Crumply, hold-it-all-together tape details a distressed leather sneaker in a retro low profile with a signature sidewall star and a grungy rubber cupsole.

Yeah, neither would I, and neither would these folks (aka "the internet"):

Golden Goose comes out with a pair of sneakers listed at $530 that are worn down and kept together by tape. Since when is it a trend to glorify the appearance of used sneakers and poverty? pic.twitter.com/1yLTuitIBX

— Bryan Heckman (@b_hecky) September 20, 2018

Poverty is real, I’ve been bullied for wearing thrifted clothes before thrifting was “cool”, and now we have high end brands capitalizing upon many people’s past and current poverty related suffering. Thank you Golden Goose. I hope the designer that came up with this is happy. https://t.co/iixNhxip7T

— 1-800-ARE-YOU-DYIN (@evelyn_art_) September 20, 2018

The new fashion is wearing worn out looking shoes that include taped one that costs a bomb from $530 to $1340.
Glorifying poverty or making a mockery of poverty, can't decide. #fashionstyle #GoldenGoose pic.twitter.com/k8mxvchw4n

— Kumar Manish (@kumarmanish9) September 20, 2018

There's a quote from something, wish I could remember what, but it goes something like "the rich kids all want to be poor and the poor kids all want to be dead". Seems relevant

— steph (@Thespookysteph) September 20, 2018

Once available at Nordstrom online, these held-together-with-tape sneakers by Italian luxury brand Golden Goose are currently sold out (or removed??). Not to worry, they have plenty of other filthy, overpriced shoes to choose from.
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september 2018
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