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Explore Museum Victoria's humanities and natural sciences collections
The cat's out of the bag - has a new collections online. We hope you like it!
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3 days ago
Who’s On First · Mapzen
RT : Who’s on First? Mapzen is building a gazetteer of places and has opinions and feels. So should you.
mapzen  whosonfirst  geo  longreads  from twitter
8 days ago
unicode-highlight
flask app for highlighting non-ascii - note that the source contains someone else's GA tracking code which is a nice touch...
python  unicode 
9 days ago
Adactio: Journal—PaperCamp
RT : Thinking it’s high time we had another Paper Camp. The first one was fun.
from twitter
9 days ago
edsu/moma-collection at images · GitHub
RT : in case it's useful I added ImageURL to my fork of 's fork of the MOMA Data Collection
from twitter
14 days ago
Drinking Soylent With The Last Of The California War Boys | MORNING, COMPUTER
But I think, reviewing the era, that we will be sad. I think we may look back and consider that, one more time, we saw the best minds of our generation destroyed by madness, starving hysterical naked, dragging themselves after an Uber that isn’t actually there because Uber fake most of those little cars you see on the Uber app map.
23 days ago
ibm-security-innovation/libsecurity-go
Contribute to libsecurity-go development by creating an account on GitHub.
golang  security  via:pinterb 
23 days ago
The Unquiet Sky - The New York Times
The slippage between the domestic and the threatening aspects of aerial surveillance is something the photographer Tomas van Houtryve has explored in his powerful project ‘‘Blue Sky Days.’’ The title comes from the testimony of a 13-year-old Pakistani boy whose grandmother was killed in a drone strike. ‘‘I no longer love blue skies,’’ the boy said, speaking before Congress. ‘‘In fact, I now prefer gray skies. The drones do not fly when the skies are gray.’’ Houtryve attached a camera to a small drone and traveled around the United States, making aerial photographs of the sorts of events that have been associated with intentional or erroneous drone strikes: funerals, weddings, groups of people at play, in prayer or during exercise. His images show Americans in the course of their daily lives, photographed from a great height, in bright sun that throws their distorted shadows far ahead of them, presenting them as unindividuated, vulnerable and human. Houtryve makes it clear that the people in Yemen, Pakistan, Somalia or Afghanistan who are killed by American drones are also just like this. With simple, vivid means, Houtryve brings the war home.
drones  voicefromabove  photography  tejucole 
4 weeks ago
Your Git Repository in a Database: Pluggable Backends in libgit2
You can actually use a relational or a NoSQL database, or an in-memory data structure, or something like Amazon S3. This is made possible by the pluggable backends provided by the libgit2 library.
git  database  via:deusx 
4 weeks ago
OpenStreetMap | mkarau's diary | Tile Stitching...
Below is a shell script using graphicsmagick (can be easily adapted to imagemagick by simply removing gm from the two image-generation lines below) for stitching together downloaded tile sets into one large PNG.
osm  maps  via:mapzen 
4 weeks ago
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