5091
Twitter
someone write me a book where some little girl summons a demon bc she’s lonely and wants friends and the demon is p…
from twitter_favs
5 days ago
What Britain forgets about remembrance | Financial Times
On the differing approaches to remembrance in the uk, France and Germany.
Europe  war  remembrance 
5 days ago
Twitter
How the mighty have fallen.
from twitter
8 days ago
Twitter
always thinking about how the US Geological Survey couldn’t classify this bee so they put its genus and species int…
from twitter_favs
9 days ago
Twitter
Today in Apple’s continuing attempt to redefine pop:
from twitter
15 days ago
Twitter
I guess they have all been on Top of the Pops but even so, I have questions about this.
from twitter
16 days ago
The Skimm Has the Ear of Seven Million Subscribers
Women focused daily news newsletter using a distinctly conversational tone.
news  newsletters  usa 
18 days ago
Dark Mode and CSS • The Breakroom
On how to detect dark mode in browser using media queries and also some interesting things about CSS variables.
css  mac  design  web-dev 
22 days ago
HARVEY Cycle Touring maps
Some nice looking cycle specific maps for bits of Scotland I am likely to cycle in.
maps  cycling 
22 days ago
Japan's Hometown Tax | Kalzumeus Software
On the slightly weird market in gifting some of your tax to your hometown and the incentives to do so that have developed in Japan.
Japan  finance  tax  unintended-consequences 
23 days ago
Why Maroon 5 and Cardi B’s “Girls Like You” is No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot 100.
Everything in the charts continues to be written by 12 people in Sweden.
music  business 
24 days ago
macOS Mojave nukes subpixel antialiasing, making your non retina monitor appear blurry. : apple
how to turn back on sub-pixel anti-aliasing on non retina displays on a Mac. And some background on why it was turned off (tldr; it's lots of work to do the math)
mac  tips  display 
25 days ago
I Do Not Wear A Bicycle Helmet
Good Carlton Reid piece on helmet wearing, or not.
cycling  helmets  safety  transport 
26 days ago
Lessons from the Last Swiss Finishing School
It turns our there's not many Swiss finishing schools remaining and the clientele is less post school girls and more women who think the skills are useful in business etc.

Some top tips on a certain type of etiquette in there though.
Switzerland  education  wealth  society  from instapaper
26 days ago
Why Can't Uber Make Money?
In short: non regulated taxi business never made money because low barriers to entry, very limited economies of scale and hugely price sensitive so it's a race to the bottom unless supply is artificially constrained by e.g. taxi medallions.
uber  business  silicon-valley 
28 days ago
Did Uber Steal Google’s Intellectual Property? | The New Yorker
Maybe, but more interesting for the "all must be sacrificed on the alter of progress" mindset. Plus some bonus "history is for chumps" -ism too.
uber  silicon-valley  business 
28 days ago
Monitoring Legislatures: The Long Game – James McKinney – Medium
Scraping is hard and it is much easier to get people to publish data in a standard format, although that's not easy either because you need to get buy in on the standard and then persuade people to use it.
scraping  open-data  standards 
29 days ago
The Transformational Bliss of Borrowing Your Office Clothes - The New York Times
On Rent-a-Runway and its success with young professional women. With a strong side order of "well done us for holding women to different standards" on the "I need to subscribe to a clothes renting service otherwise it's really expensive to keep buying new outfits because I can't wear the same one too many times because judgement" scale.
fashion  business  feminism 
29 days ago
Twitter
Can we not just have water fountains without the tracking tech?
from twitter
5 weeks ago
Patisserie Valerie faces '£20m accounting hole' and winding up order | Business | The Guardian
Did you have to go to jail?
Put your house up for sale?
Did you get a good lawyer?
from twitter
5 weeks ago
Twitter
We checked with our lawyers and they thought it best to clear up any confusion.
from twitter
5 weeks ago
Twitter
All he had to do was transfer 200 dollars to an account to pay customs charges.
from twitter
5 weeks ago
Twitter
When you're overqualified for the job
from twitter_favs
6 weeks ago
« earlier      
*nix accessibility advertising agile ai ajax amazon analytics apache api app apple apps architecture art articles audio automation backup bags banking blog books browser browsers business calendar capitalism china clothing community config cooking crypto css culture cycling data database debian debugging deployment design dev development dhtml django documentation economics editor education email encryption energy environment ethical europe extension facebook film films finance firefox flickr food framebuilders framework frameworks free games git github google government gps graphics graphs grim-meathook-future ha! hacks hardware health history holiday hosting housing howto html html5 http icons idiocy infrastructure instagram installation internet ios iphone japan javascript journalism jquery language law library linux lists logging london mac mail management maps marketing maths media mobile money monitoring mozilla music mysql networking news newspapers node.js open-data open-source opensource openstreetmap osx packaging pdf performance perl phonegap photography php plugin plugins politics postgres presentation privacy process productivity programming psychology python rant reference rest routes rss ruby scaling science scotland search security server shopping shops silicon-valley silicon-valley-groupthink social-media society software software-dev sourcecontrol sql standards statistics stats storage stw sysadmin technology testing tips tools toread training transport travel tutorial tv twitter typography ui uk unicode unix usa usability utilities utils venture-capital via:mhl via:philgyford via:rodcorp video vim visualization weather web web-app web-dev webapp webapp-dev webdesign webdev widgets wikipedia windows wine work writing

Copy this bookmark:



description:


tags: