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Tabelog - The site you can search restaurant through the ranking and reviews.
For those who do not want to choose the wrong restaurant, “Tabelog" posts information about restaurants and eating places in Japan. The site provides original rankings based on user reviews and pictures. You can find popular places amongst various genres that match your purpose and budget.
japan  restaurant  guide 
9 hours ago
Information is Beautiful Awards 2018: The Winners — Information is Beautiful Awards
Let's raise a glass to dataviz that pushes boundaries, illuminates truth, and celebrates beauty. Thank you to everyone who joined us on the Information is Beautiful Awards journey this year - now see which entries took home trophies at tonight's spectacular ceremony. via Pocket
Pocket 
14 hours ago
Evelyn Berezin, 93, Dies; Built the First True Word Processor - The New York Times
Her device freed secretaries from the typewriter. But as word processing became ubiquitous, it helped eliminate their jobs.
tech  pioneer  unknown  obituary 
14 hours ago
How Doug Engelbart Pulled off the Mother of All Demos | WIRED
Doug Engelbart was the first to actually build a computer that might seem familiar to us, today. He came to Silicon Valley after a stint in the Navy as a radar technician during World War II. via Pocket
Pocket 
15 hours ago
A Signature Achievement - Futility Closet
The 2018 Name of the Year title went to Canadian hockey player Jimbob Ghostkeeper, beating Dr. Narwhals Mating with 57 percent of 7,500 votes cast. via Pocket
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yesterday
Cohort effects and life expectancy and many other facts about the history of American medicine - Marginal REVOLUTION
The cohort reaching age 55 around 1982 (born around 1927) has significantly higher mortality than the cohort 10 years younger. That higher mortality continues through the cohort passing through that age range in the mid-1990s, roughly, when the cohort born in 1933 reaches age 65. via Pocket
Pocket 
yesterday
Map: China's Provinces Rival Countries in Population Size
With 1.4 billion people living in the country's 33 distinct regions, each of China's provinces has a population that is equal to that of a major country.
China  population 
yesterday
2019 Should be the end of Big Attention | blog.rinesi.com
If your business or cultural strategy was based on attention at scale, the first years of the century felt great, as the leading Internet platforms offered the possibility of nearly limitless, precisely targeted traffic. Then came the troubles. The first one is economic. via Pocket
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yesterday
Verifiable Credential Exchange
I realized last week that I'd never explained verifiable credential exchange as a stand-alone topic—it was always buried in something else. Multi-source identity (MSI) depends on issuing, exchanging, and verifying digital credentials. via Pocket
Pocket 
yesterday
GREENLAND - LAND OF ICE 4K - YouTube
Greenland - Since 8 years I'm traveling to this magical country. Today quiet and untouched places are becoming more and more rare. On my first visit to Greenland, I was fascinated by the incredible power of nature that can be felt everywhere. But during the last years things have changed. The amoun via Pocket
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yesterday
The Enormous Life of Anthony Bourdain, According to Those Who Knew Him Best | GQ
Chris Bourdain is searching for a word that he cannot quite find. We're sitting together in a small café in Grand Central Terminal, drinking table wine and talking about his late older brother, Anthony. via Pocket
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yesterday
Outgrowing Advertising: Multimodal Business Models as a Product Strategy – Andreessen Horowitz
Stop and think for a moment about how many ads you saw in the last 24 hours, on Instagram or Facebook or anywhere else. via Pocket
Pocket 
yesterday
Scientists identify vast underground ecosystem containing billions of micro-organisms | Science | The Guardian
The Earth is far more alive than previously thought, according to “deep life” studies that reveal a rich ecosystem beneath our feet that is almost twice the size of that found in all the world’s oceans. via Pocket
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yesterday
Design Blocks | Froala
Useful basic blocks to build sites.
development  website  design 
2 days ago
A Preview of Your Chinese Future – Foreign Policy
The year is 2049, one hundred years after the founding of the People’s Republic of China. The Belt and Road Initiative is complete. That does not mean it will stop or disappear. It is concluded in the same way a bridge or a road is built. via Pocket
Pocket 
2 days ago
Centralization vs Decentralization – AVC
Decentralization is one of, if not the most, discussed features of the crypto tech stack. In a decentralized system, no single body controls the system. via Pocket
Pocket 
2 days ago
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This year we’re at risk of sounding like a broken record about breaking records - but we can’t dispute the data. In another extraordinary year, investment in European tech reached a record $23 billion - up from $5 billion just five years ago. via Pocket
Pocket 
2 days ago
Bloomberg - Are you a robot?
Health-care costs are not as much in the news nowadays as they used to be. A big reason might be that cost growth has slowed in recent years. Between 1967 and 2007, per-capita health care costs rose at an average of 2.36 percent a year. Since then, it’s only been about 1.31 percent. via Pocket
Pocket 
2 days ago
Why everything you have said about the determinants of health expenditure is wrong in one million charts: a response to Noah Smith. – Random Critical Analysis
Disclaimer: The title of this post is somewhat tongue-in-cheek and I fell slightly short of one million charts.   Also, Noah probably isn’t wrong about everything he’s ever said on this topic, just the central points under contention, and he has tons of company. via Pocket
Pocket 
2 days ago
Global Entry Program - Ultimate 2018 Guide [Map of Locations & Kiosks]
Full Disclosure: We may be compensated when you click on links to credit card products from our advertising partners, such as American Express, Chase & Barclays. Opinions on this site are ours alone, and have not been reviewed or approved by the issuer. via Pocket
Pocket 
2 days ago
Land of the “Super Founders“— A Data-Driven Approach to Uncover the Secrets of Billion Dollar…
I Spent 300 Hours Gathering Data On Billion-Dollar Startups and Here’s 100 Charts You Shouldn’t MissAbout 15 months ago, I embarked on a journey to answer a personal question: what did billion-dollar startups look like when they were getting started? There are a lot of stereotypes and preconcept via Pocket
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2 days ago
50 Years Later, We Still Don't Grasp the Mother of All Demos | WIRED
Fifty years ago today, Doug Engelbart showed 2,000 people a preview of the future. Engelbart gave a demonstration of the "oN-Line System" at the Fall Joint Computer Conference in San Francisco on Dec. 9, 1968. via Pocket
Pocket 
2 days ago
Journey Mapping 101
A journey map is a visualization of the process that a person goes through in order to accomplish a goal.
UX  customer  journey  mapping 
2 days ago
Increases in Inequality Have Been Overestimated - Marginal REVOLUTION
The results from at least four studies were compared for three measures of income change: change in median incomes, share of growth captured by the top 10 percent, and the changing income share of  the top 1 percent. via Pocket
Pocket 
2 days ago
Add A Divi Header Layout From Your Divi Library To The Search Results Pages
Probably the right way to do the custom search page is to use a filter plus function. But the custom search page appears to work just fine.
WordPress  search 
5 days ago
Austria clears German who imported damaged euros from China - BBC News
Just brilliant.
A man arrested for fraud after 117kg of old coins from China were found in his car is acquitted.
trade  market  free  hand 
5 days ago
Announcing Planny 2 - by Kevin Reutter
Has a team sharing system. Paid addon. Nice idea.
apps  planning 
6 days ago
How to Clear & Reset DNS Cache in MacOS Sierra
sudo killall -HUP mDNSResponder;sudo killall mDNSResponderHelper;sudo dscacheutil -flushcache;say MacOS DNS cache has been cleared
macos  dns 
6 days ago
GiveWell | Charity Reviews and Research
Looks like a really good charity site.
charity  giving 
6 days ago
Saving Stitches: Alibaba’s Clothing Revolution
ZHEJIANG, East China — The week right before China’s biggest shopping festival is usually utter chaos for the country’s garment factories. Workers sew around the clock, hoping to meet demand from shoppers during e-commerce giant Alibaba’s annual Singles’ Day. via Pocket
Pocket  apparel  china 
6 days ago
China Maneuvers to Snag Top-Secret Boeing Satellite Technology - WSJ
This is a he said she said situation. Not sure of the ground truth.
china  soft  power 
6 days ago
50 not 500 – On my Om
Facebook, is finally getting the scrutiny it should have received a decade ago, and unfortunately it has become a game of personalities, attention seeking and to some extent media one-up man ship. via Pocket
Pocket 
6 days ago
Learning How AI Makes Decisions - PCMag UK
We review products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this page. Terms of use. via Pocket
Pocket  ai  error  science 
7 days ago
52 things I learned in 2018 – Fluxx Studio Notes – Medium
This year I edited another book, worked on fascinating projects at Fluxx, and learned learnings. You might also enjoy: Lessons in Human-Centred Design from DIYSOS, or How Fluxx uses jugaad innovation Every Day. via Pocket
Pocket  notnews 
7 days ago
The Digital Maginot Line
There is a war happening. We are immersed in an evolving, ongoing conflict: an Information World War in which state actors, terrorists, and ideological extremists leverage the social infrastructure underpinning everyday life to sow discord and erode shared reality. via Pocket
Pocket  fakenews  governance  internet  must-read 
7 days ago
Rewarding Talent | Index Ventures
At Index Ventures, we’re proud to back the most ambitious entrepreneurs, and support them on their journey to realize their vision. We were born in Europe more than 20 years ago, and today we have feet firmly planted on both sides of the Atlantic. via Pocket
Pocket 
7 days ago
What's next for marketplace startups? Reinventing the $10 trillion service economy, that's what. at andrewchen
[Dear readers, this essay is on the future of marketplaces. Is there still room for marketplace startups to innovate? We answer, emphatically, yes! Am excited to share a vision on the past and future of the service economy, in a collaboration by my a16z colleague Li Jin. via Pocket
Pocket 
7 days ago
SRWare Iron - The Browser of the Future
Chrome thrilled with an extremely fast site rendering, a sleek design and innovative features. But it also gets critic from data protection specialists , for reasons such as creating a unique user ID or the submission of entries to Google to generate suggestions. via Pocket
Pocket 
7 days ago
Better medicine through machine learning: What's real, and what's artificial? | Speaking of Medicine
Note: This Editorial is appearing in Speaking of Medicine ahead of print. The final version will appear in PLOS Medicine at the end of December. via Pocket
Pocket 
8 days ago
Free Online XLIFF Editor - for mobile app translations
Nicer looking XLIFF but a bit more complicated, maybe.
translation  multilingual  FHK 
9 days ago
tranzapp - Online xliff editor. Make your apps World Ready!
Useful XLIFF translator. Might work better for FHK volunteers. At least this page exported to Google Sheets could work?
FHK  translation  multilingual 
9 days ago
A Rock Star’s “Fengqiao Experience” | China Media Project
Communities reporting on each other to keep people on the straight and narrow.
9 days ago
When the Internet Archive Forgets
Yup. The internet will be seen as being very transient until we can all store and sync all of it locally.
future  internet  history 
9 days ago
Numeracy
Useful SQL pad to view databases quickly. Not sure how useful for WordPress.
SQL  browser  pad 
9 days ago
Facebook pondered, for a time, selling access to user data | Ars Technica
A failure to adequately redact a public court document from February 2017 shows that, back in 2012, Facebook considered charging companies at least $250,000 for access to one of its primary troves of user data, the Graph API. via Pocket
Pocket 
12 days ago
New online code editors and cloud-based IDEs - Livable Software
I typically use 3 different computers (home, office and travel). A good online IDE (Integrated Development Environment) would be really useful to avoid reinstalling and configuring all the editors and libraries and plugins and … I use in every computer. via Pocket
Pocket 
12 days ago
The Dark Secret at the Heart of AI - MIT Technology Review
Talks about deep patient which worked too well: we can’t explain its diagnoses.
matcher  health 
13 days ago
From company register to standardized open data, our processes explained – Part 3: Development – OpenCorporates
OpenCorporates’ mission is to increase corporate transparency by making official company information more accessible, more useful, and more usable for the public benefit. We aim, ultimately, to list every single company (legal entity) in the world. via Pocket
Pocket 
13 days ago
Share to Facebook
Healthcare professionals can then export this data into easy-to-read records of specific information they can use to improve their services. via Pocket
Pocket  health  matcher 
13 days ago
Disabling a previously specified max-width
Very helpful tip on how to remove a previous specification.

Set the max-width to none rather than auto.
CSS  development 
14 days ago
Hustlers, Hoaxsters, Pranksters, Jokesters and Ricky Jay - YouTube
A documentary about the life and work of sleight-of-hand artist Ricky Jay, with appearances by Ricky Jay, David Mamet and Steve Martin. via Pocket
Pocket 
14 days ago
The Sovrin Ecosystem
People often ask me how Sovrin relates to Evernym or Hyperledger Indy. It can be confusing, so I created a diagram that seems to help. First a few definitions: Even though Sovrin is only a few years old, this ecosystem is making great progress toward making self-sovereign identity a reality. via Pocket
Pocket  health  identity  matcher 
14 days ago
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