Ten Years Ago
Limited set of fun links to what the web looked like 10 years ago, really fun and reflective.
linklist  internet  history 
your first communities - jenngineering
Nostalgic and thoughtful post on folk's first communities and what happened to them.
linklist  digitalanthro  communityfeedback 
8 days ago
FullCalendar - JavaScript Event Calendar
Potentially useful library for integrating a calendar into your app.
linklist  javascript  opensource  useful 
11 days ago
infrastructure in 2 years not 10
Interesting read on more efficient government.
linklist  civic  infrastructure 
14 days ago
The Asymetry of Internet Identity - crawshaw
Interesting attempt to illustrate an "identity stack" on the internet. While I really like the idea and agree with the author for the most part, I think it could use some more fleshing out at the higher levels of the stack.
linklist  decentralization  indieweb  internet 
15 days ago
Building a BitTorrent client in Go | Jesse Li
Very educational and clear post about building a bittorrent client.
linklist  programming  decentralization  learning 
16 days ago
the independent researcher - Nadia Eghbal
Great post on the value and history of independent scientific endeavors.
linklist  research  digitalanthro  history  inspiration 
16 days ago
Smooth mind-mapping tool with "aesthetics".
tools  linklist  internet 
16 days ago
Kicks Condor
Weird, aesthetic, old-school blog with great content.
linklist  weird  blog  digitalanthro 
17 days ago
confusing coleopterists
Fascinating application of machine learning to drawings of beetles.
linklist  machinelearning  nature 
21 days ago
Easy to deploy, configurable directory listing server.
useful  nodejs  decentralization  data  selfhosting 
22 days ago
Really interesting site with a unique UI/UX for looking at debates and tough questions.
linklist  community  design  digitalanthro 
22 days ago
Beautiful pixel art blog.
art  linklist 
22 days ago
Puzzle generator in Elm
Nicely done tutorial on making a laser-cut jigsaw puzzle using Elm's SVG library.
programming  linklist  tutorial 
22 days ago
Phineas Phisher - Hack Back Bank
Really good read of a hack on a Cayman Island bank, provides all kinds of links and details.
linklist  hacking  security  goodread 
6 weeks ago
Voat: What Went Wrong? | Lobsters
Deep discussion on a misleading article and what really happened at Voat (and why).
linklist  communityfeedback  digitalanthro 
6 weeks ago
How Trolls Overran the Public Square | Hacker News
Good discussion on how the term 'troll' has changed and public spaces as they relate to online communities.
linklist  digitalanthro  civic  communityfeedback  publicspaces 
6 weeks ago
Virtual Community, Phony Civic Society?
Short piece from one of my favorite authors on the ability of digital communities to fulfill their role in civic society.
linklist  digitalanthro  civic 
6 weeks ago
Automate the Boring Stuff with Python
Looks like a really neat book and nice way to pick up Python.
linklist  learning  programming  python 
6 weeks ago
Ian's Shoelace Site
A wonderful site with beautiful graphics of various shoelace knots. I love the internet.
linklist  coolasshit  useful  ratpeople 
7 weeks ago
Making Maps: DIY Cartography
Post exploring many types of symbols and signs for your maps.
linklist  maps  cartography  art  useful 
7 weeks ago
Why Software Projects need Heroes
Paper exploring the idea of "Hero" projects, where 20% of devs account for 80%+ of code. Seem to find that it is more common than you'd expect.
software  culture  opensource  programming  linklist 
7 weeks ago
Beets: the music geek‘s media organizer
Looks like a really useful piece of software for organizing a music collection.
linklist  music  software 
9 weeks ago
REFL.ME - Information without intermediaries
Very interesting app that can make requests and display the returned info. Opens up some nice possibilities.
linklist  android  api  useful 
11 weeks ago
S0lly's Cellivization
A Civilization 1 clone made in excel and the associated comments.
linklist  gaming  programming 
11 weeks ago
Azgaar’s Fantasy Map Generator
Comments also contain lots of great links to other map generators and topics.
linklist  maps  cartography  programming 
11 weeks ago
2019 Fall Foliage Map & Nationwide Peak Leaf Forecast
Gorgeous map and info on autumn leaves changing colors.
linklist  maps  nature  coolasshit 
october 2019
An Update to Our Community and an Apology | Hacker News
Some more info and discussion around Stackoverflow moderation.
linklist  communityfeedback 
october 2019
Huge personal collection of Usenet posts
linklist  digitalanthro  internet  history 
october 2019
Information Civics
Fantastic read on the connection between civics and computer networks.
linklist  goodread  decentralization  civic 
october 2019
HEAD - A free guide to <head> elements
Everything you ever wanted to know about the <head> element.
linklist  webdev  reference 
october 2019
Ledonardo, light painting hardware project
Fun creative project with great results and writeup.
linklist  art  creativity  hardware 
october 2019
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