Assorted links #4

91. A Data-Driven Guide to Effective Personal Climate Action
92. 50 tips to improve user interface
93. What I learnt roasting 200 landing pages in 12 months
94. Why Do We Keep Reading The Great Gatsby?
95. Interviewing MPs
96. Thinkers at War – John Rawls
97. Beatport’s Definitive History of Techno
98. Every Country Has Its Own Climate Risks. What’s Yours?
99. Dark Patterns at Scale: Findings from a Crawl of 11K Shopping Websites
100. James Bond movies: Ranking 007’s best, worst and everything in between
101. The documentation system
102. Why I Still Use RSS
103. Complexity Explained
104. Research Ethics Timeline
105. Don’t offer a Free Plan
106. Electoral Shocks: The Volatile Voter in a Turbulent World
107. Dodging the Trump Bullet
108. Who is Scott Alexander and what is he about?
109. Slate Star Clusterfuck
110. How Long Does a Bottle of Wine Last After It Is Opened?
111. The Internet of Beefs
112. Il Maestro: Federico Fellini and the lost magic of cinema
113. What Is Consciousness? Some New Perspectives from Our Physics Project
114. The Making Of: Dust 2
115. Map of my personal data infrastructure
116. Revising the Canon: How Andy Warhol Became the Most Important American Modern Artist
117. Beautiful PDFs from HTML
118. The moving sofa problem
119. Based Cooking
120. How a Publicity Blitz Created The Myth of Subliminal Advertising


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Assorted links

My previous post with assorted links from various topics was published in 2012. Except for stuff related to statistics, I haven’t kept track of some of the interesting articles and blog posts I’ve read over the years (I wish I had), so here is an attempt at getting started again.

1. “Reality” is constructed by your brain. Here’s what that means, and why it matters.
2. 50 Reasons Why Everyone Should Want More Walkable Streets
3. The Scientific 7-Minute Workout
4. Mental Health Tips feat. Anxiety Wolf
5. Hiroshima
6. Awesome Mental Health
7. So You Want to Learn Physics…
8. A beginner’s guide to modern art jazz
9. Life is short
10. The Open-Office Trap
11. What Should You Do with Your Life? Directions and Advice
12. I Thought I Would Have Accomplished a Lot More Today and Also by the Time I Was Thirty-Five
13. Big data: A big mistake?
14. Tidy Data Rulebook
15. What Really Happened to Malaysia’s Missing Airplane
16. How to write in plain English
17. A Guide to Climate Change
18. What can a technologist do about climate change?
19. Climate crisis
20. Pollution
21. Data science is different now
22. Data Science: Reality Doesn’t Meet Expectations
23. Programmer Competency Matrix
24. The Tyler Ransom Production Function
25. Guide to securing and improving privacy on macOS
26. The economics of the Tour de France
27. Why Do Tennis Crowds Have to Be So Quiet?
28. How Nespresso’s coffee revolution got ground down
29. Tea Reviews
30. Refrigerator safety study: Case study analysis