Assorted links #9

241. Read color hex codes
242. The True Size of Africa
243. Mining Bitcoin with pencil and paper: 0.67 hashes per day
244. An Old Hacker’s Tips On Staying Employed
245. The 75 Best Movies of the 1920s
246. List of common misconceptions
247. Getting Access to Paywalled Articles
248. Interactive Linear Algebra
249. First You Make the Maps
250. HATETRIS
251. Why Mathematics Works So Well
252. How I Experience Web Today
253. you should ask for more money when you get a job offer. here’s how.
254. The 24 Hour “Do Nothing” Challenge
255. Programming and Writing
256. Nothing Scales
257. Why are hyperlinks blue?
258. Skjoldhøj Arkivet
259. 20 Reasons To Quit Social Media
260. A Layman’s Guide to Recreational Mathematics Videos
261. One Day—and One Night—in the Kitchen at Les Halles
262. Free, open source health icons
263. The Fall of The Simpsons: How it Happened
264. The Life in The Simpsons Is No Longer Attainable
265. Don’t Talk to the Police
266. Can you see the Republic of Ireland from England?
267. Through Agnes Varda’s Looking Glass
268. Why Do American Grocery Stores Still Have an Ethnic Aisle?
269. Stanley Kubrick, cinephile
270. The messy business of sand mining explained


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Assorted links #8

211. Surprising shared word etymologies
212. A Beginner’s Guide to Miles Davis
213. Doc Pop’s One-Dimensional Chess
214. The C-Word: Scientific Euphemisms Do Not Improve Causal Inference From Observational Data
215. Star Trek + Design
216. Curves and Surfaces
217. Deep Play? Video Games and the Historical Imaginary
218. Bicycle Network Analysis
219. Shortage nation: why the UK is braced for a grim Christmas
220. Hard Thinking about Hard and Easy Cases in Security Studies
221. History of Grand Theft Auto (1984 – 2021)
222. The SaaS CTO Security Checklist Redux
223. The 12 Step Program for Grad School
224. How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Job Market
225. ESL Classics: Rapha vs. Cooller
226. 3 Budget Levels
227. Potterian Economics
228. Seasons of Denmark: Summer, Autumn, Winter, Spring
229. Why medieval city-builder video games are historically inaccurate
230. A master list of named aesthetics, sorted from A – Z
231. I made a map of Central London museums… there are a lot
232. The Second World War in real time
233. Great Art Explained
234. List of Physical Visualizations and Related Artifacts
235. List of unusual deaths
236. A Practical Guide to Growing Your Open Source Project: Part 1 – Contributors; Part 2 – Community; Part 3 – Users
237. The Rocks and Minerals of Minecraft
238. Why James Bond gets constantly reinvented
239. Tom’s Essay
240. How the 3-point line is breaking basketball


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Assorted links #7

181. Lectures on unemployment
182. Reversals in psychology
183. Objective or Biased
184. Place-Based Carbon Calculator
185. User:Emijrp/All Human Knowledge
186. The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time
187. “I’ll Finish It This Week” And Other Lies
188. How to Study Mathematics
189. Some observations about life in Denmark vs. life in the US
190. ChessCoach: A neural network-based chess engine capable of natural language commentary
191. Music for Programming
192. Through Scandinavia, Darkly: A Criminological Critique of Nordic Noir
193. The Regular Expression Edition
194. How To Get Better at Painting – Without Painting Anything
195. The housing theory of everything
196. On the impracticality of a cheeseburger
197. The tangled history of mRNA vaccines
198. The invisible addiction: is it time to give up caffeine?
199. The worst volume control UI in the world
200. The biggest pandemic risk? Viral misinformation
201. The Is this prime? game
202. Open Source Alternatives
203. The most counterintuitive facts in all of mathematics, computer science, and physics
204. Halt and Catch Fire Syllabus
205. Typing Practice
206. Into the Fairy Castle: The Persistence of Victorian Liberalism
207. Chart Appreciation: Iraq’s Bloody Toll by Simon Scarr
208. A Fable of the OC
209. The PayPal Mafia
210. In Praise of Small Menus


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Assorted links #6

151. The Art of Command Line
152. The Ultimate Guide to Inflation
153. How will climate change shape climate opinion?
154. We Should All Be More Afraid of Driving
155. A decade and a half of instability: The history of Google messaging apps
156. Twenty Years Gone: What Bobby McIlvaine Left Behind
157. Burning out and quitting
158. 100 Very Short Rules for a Better Life
159. How Flash games shaped the video game industry
160. How I practice at what I do
161. 10 Positions Chess Engines Just Don’t Understand‎
162. Hundreds of Ways to Get S#!+ Done—and We Still Don’t
163. Tank Man
164. This page is a truly naked, brutalist html quine.
165. The 25 Most Significant Works of Postwar Architecture
166. Eunoia: Words That Don’t Translate
Some documentaries I like that are available on YouTube:
167. Ways of Seeing: Episode 1, Episode 2, Episode 3, Episode 4
168. Kubrick Remembered
169. The King of Kong
170. Lektionen in Finsternis
171. Koyaanisqatsi
172. Baraka
173. Do Not Split
174. 66 scener fra Amerika
175. The Power of Nightmares: The Rise of the Politics of Fear: Baby It’s Cold Outside, The Phantom Victory, The Shadows in the Cave
176. Zizek!
177. Powers of Ten
178. Modern Marvels: The Berlin Wall
179. The Hotline Miami Story
180. Stop Making Sense

Assorted links #5

121. A Supercut of Supercuts: Aesthetics, Histories, Databases
122. UbuWeb: Film & Video
123. The Behavioral Economics Guide 2021
124. Climate Solutions 101
125. On Noise (the book)
126. PSY 1 | Introduction to Psychological Science | Lectures
127. Why Are Gamers So Much Better Than Scientists at Catching Fraud?
128. A Visual Guide to The Big Lebowski
129. Louvre site des collections
130. Driven by Compression Progress: A Simple Principle Explains Essential Aspects of Subjective Beauty, Novelty, Surprise, Interestingness, Attention, Curiosity, Creativity, Art, Science, Music, Jokes
131. Notes from a Moab Trailer
132. Boris Johnson Knows Exactly What He’s Doing
133. What does global warming spell for you… and your loved ones?
134. Day of Rage: An In-Depth Look at How a Mob Stormed the Capitol
135. We Are Living in a Climate Emergency, and We’re Going to Say So
136. Obama’s Words
137. The Problem With Bo Burnham’s Inside
138. Minard’s Famous “Napoleon’s March” Chart – What It Shows, What It Doesn’t
139. Story of Sosumi & the Mac Startup Sound
140. The 9/11 Pager Leaks
141. The 1904 Olympic Marathon May Have Been the Strangest Ever
142. The Library for The Study of What We Are
143. Creative Destruction: The Structural Consequences of Scientific Curation
144. Bear plus snowflake equals polar bear
145. Why you should put salaries on your job ads
146. My current HTML boilerplate
147. John McAfee Fled to Belize, But He Couldn’t Escape Himself
148. Myanmar Burning
149. 100 Things to Know
150. Life tips


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Assorted links #3

61. The American Abyss
62. 52 things I learned in 2020
63. The psychology of torture
64. Almost Wikipedia: Eight Early Encyclopedia Projects and the Mechanisms of Collective Action
65. 96 hour No-Sleep Challenge
66. Internet 3.0 and the Beginning of (Tech) History
67. Drink Me: The Kremlin’s Long, Evil History of Poisoning Its Enemies
68. When you browse Instagram and find former Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s passport number
69. A Brief History of Word Games
70. This Is Why Your Holiday Travel Is Awful
71. The Problem With ‘Hey Guys’
72. Pain & Gain
73. We Need To Take CO2 Out Of The Sky
74. A Pretty-Good Mathematical Model of Perfectionism
75. How I work
76. What if it’s a big hoax and we create a better world for nothing?
77. A Beginner’s Garden of Chess Openings
78. Good sleep, good learning, good life
79. 64 Reasons To Celebrate Paul McCartney
80. The Making of “The Godfather”—Sort of a Home Movie
81. Why Hades is Polygon’s game of the year
82. The Big Here and Long Now
83. Pure Skill Minesweeper
84. Anticipatory Procrastination
85. Trading time for money
86. Radical Jokes (archive.org)
87. How To F#€k Up An Airport
88. Things I Learnt in 2020
89. My year in data
90. A list of popular/awesome video games, add-ons, maps, etc. hosted on GitHub


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