VeganWiki
Product that are ‘accidentally or unintentionally vegan’.
vegan  uk 
6 days ago
My $169 development Chromebook
A development environment without rooting.
chromebook  security 
8 weeks ago
Do passports restrict economic growth?
Nationality is immoral: ‘Many countries ban employers from discriminating among workers based on characteristics we can't change […] But, mostly, our passport depends on the identity of our parents and location of our birth.’
economics  history  migration  immigration  passport  nationality 
9 weeks ago
The derelict town right under London's nose
About Silvertown, which I've passed many times on the DLR.
london  cities 
10 weeks ago
Fine Prints: Japanese, Pre-1915
Ukiyoe from the US Library of Congress
art  japan  ukiyoe 
10 weeks ago
After Brexit: the UK will need to renegotiate at least 759 treaties
‘FT research reveals that agreements with 168 countries must be redone just for Britain to stand still.’ It can’t possibly be a success.
brexit  uk  politics  economics 
june 2017
David Davis & Brexit Negotiations
In summary, he’s manifestly incompetent, unlikely to put in the work required, and the only plausible outcome is that he walks out of negotiations and blames the EU for his own failings.
uk  politics  brexit 
june 2017
Colormind
‘Colormind is a color scheme generator that uses deep learning. It can learn color styles from photographs, movies, and popular art.’
design  colour 
may 2017
Shellmo
Creepy-crawly-inspired open-source robot.
robotics  3d-printing  open-source 
april 2017
FlyOnward
Rent an onward ticket for $10 for countries that require you to have one.
travel  flight  visa 
january 2017
Syncthing
Free and open cross-platform data sync (like BitTorrent Sync).
sync  linux 
january 2017
Lakland Bass Setup With Carl Pedigo (Part 1 of 2)
Shows a different technique for setting neck relief to the one I'm familiar with. It looks easier.
bass  setup 
november 2016
Web Bloat Score Calculator
‘Compare size of a page to a compressed image of the same page’.
webdev  bloat 
november 2016
Portier
‘[A]n email-based, passwordless authentication service that you can host yourself’ that ‘considers itself a spiritual successor to Mozilla Persona.’
webdev  authentication  passwords 
november 2016
In defence of freedom of movement
‘The default position, in discussions such as this, is that immigration controls are the norm and that those advocating free movement have to justify what is seen as an outlandish position. I want to turn this claim on its head.’
politics  borders 
october 2016
OpenUI5
SAP’s web UI framework. Reported to have excellent accessibility by default (ARIA etc.).
javascript  framework  ui  webdev 
october 2016
The Rise of Hateful Little England
‘[T]he greatest single destruction of economic value ever carried out deliberately as an act of policy by a British government.’
uk  politics  brexit 
october 2016
Sociologist Jay Coakley on Why Sports Are a Religion in America
‘Why questioning the value of sports is seen as blasphemy.’
sport  culture 
august 2016
The War on Cash
The civil liberties implications of eliminating cash.
privacy  culture  money  banking  economics 
august 2016
LuaRadio
Pure Lua signal processing framework for software-defined radio.
sdr  lua 
july 2016
How big an issue is the nausea problem for Virtual Reality products?
According to someone who worked in military flight simulation, it's insurmountable.
3d  vr  health 
may 2016
Captain Train
‘Book and buy train tickets in France, Germany and Italy’.
trains  europe  travel 
april 2016
Translate Shell
Command-line translator using Google, Yandex or Bing as a back end.
cli  translation  language 
march 2016
Dirty Hands
Cheating in professional bridge.
games  cards  bridge 
march 2016
ThinkPad x220
Useful tips and resources.
thinkpad  x220 
march 2016
WillMyPhoneWork.net
Find out whether the 2G/3G/4G bands supported by a phone will work with a particular operator.
mobile  telephony 
february 2016
InFacts
‘Why Britain Should Stay in the EU’.
uk  eu  brexit  journalism 
february 2016
Nefertiti Hack
A 3d scan of the Nefertiti head in the Neues Museum Berlin, clandestinely made.
egypt  nefertiti  3d  scan 
february 2016
Charlie
‘A free HR platform for [UK] startups.’ Offers pension auto-enrollment support.
uk  employment  hr 
february 2016
Earth Class Mail
Virtual US postal address service.
us  mail  business 
february 2016
Subuser
Run GUI programs in Docker containers.
linux  docker 
february 2016
Linguistics Research Center
At UT Austin. Lots of resources for Indo-European languages.
linguistics  language  indo-european 
february 2016
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