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The Paris Pneumatic Clock Network

20/03/2019 @ 15:58 UTC

nelson : The Paris Pneumatic Clock Network - Crazy 19th century system for distributing time

Genderless voice

13/03/2019 @ 22:58 UTC

nelson : Genderless voice - Speech synthesis designed to sound neither male nor female

Rapa Nui for real

11/03/2019 @ 22:58 UTC

nelson : Rapa Nui for real - An alternate story for the collapse of Easter Island; post-colonial diseases and enslavement

Misattributed paternity

7/03/2019 @ 16:58 UTC

nelson : Misattributed paternity - Details on how often someone's father is not who they think it might be. (1-3% for America and similar countries)

Preferential voting explained

19/02/2019 @ 16:58 UTC

nelson : Preferential voting explained - An Australian comic

Streaming TV market share

15/02/2019 @ 19:58 UTC

nelson : Streaming TV market share - Roku has the most streaming TV users in America

European hate speec compliance

9/02/2019 @ 19:58 UTC

nelson : European hate speec compliance - Internet companies like Twitter and Facebook are doing significantly better at removing hate speech: if it's flagged, that is

Cape Reinga Pōhutukawa tree

7/02/2019 @ 19:58 UTC

nelson : Cape Reinga Pōhutukawa tree - A lone tree on an uninhabited island in New Zealand has an important role in the Māori tradition of the afterlife

Trump willfull ignorance

5/02/2019 @ 22:58 UTC

nelson : Trump willfull ignorance - Intelligence briefers are concerned enough to leak to the press

Boyd McDonald

5/02/2019 @ 03:58 UTC

nelson : Boyd McDonald - Interview with an important and complicated gay editor / writer

Real time evacuation Planning Model

3/02/2019 @ 16:58 UTC

nelson : Real time evacuation Planning Model - A tool you can use to plan evacuations from towns in emergencies

ntpclient

1/02/2019 @ 17:58 UTC

nelson : ntpclient - A very simple time-setting NTP client, separate codebase from others I've seen

Trump is over - if you want it

16/01/2019 @ 18:58 UTC

nelson : Trump is over - if you want it - The Yes Men take credit for the WaPo "Unpresidented" prank / parody. I helped fund this, apparently! (It was a blind GoFundMe)

Berliner Schnauze

6/01/2019 @ 19:58 UTC

nelson : Berliner Schnauze - Berliners have a reputation for being not so friendly

CalPERS corruption?

26/12/2018 @ 17:58 UTC

nelson : CalPERS corruption? - Baffling strategy for the enormous California pension fund

Star Wars propaganda

15/12/2018 @ 17:58 UTC

nelson : Star Wars propaganda - Excellent retro artwork

Why is Tucker Carlson mad about Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer?

3/12/2018 @ 06:58 UTC

Andy Baio : Why is Tucker Carlson mad about Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer? - Max Read’s guide to the Content Cycle

nelson : The Content Cycle - The way stupid jokes on the Internet become fodder for TV's culture wars

St. Sebastian

27/11/2018 @ 16:58 UTC

nelson : St. Sebastian - Everyone's favorite homoerotic saint

Esri and Winning

26/11/2018 @ 17:58 UTC

nelson : Esri and Winning - Danger of a software monopoly in the GIS market

mcelog

21/11/2018 @ 00:58 UTC

nelson : mcelog - A tool for catching hardware errors from Intel CPUs

Walters, Kim cry about votes

15/11/2018 @ 18:58 UTC

nelson : Walters, Kim cry about votes - Two House candidates in California start crying about vote fraud without any evidence. Seems solely because it looks like they will end up losing to absentee ballots

FLEEN

15/11/2018 @ 00:58 UTC

nelson : FLEEN - Nice generative art project

Tripartite Identity

14/11/2018 @ 20:58 UTC

nelson : Tripartite Identity - Separate user ID from login ID from display name / public ID

EVE Cemetery

12/11/2018 @ 21:58 UTC

nelson : EVE Cemetery - Eve Online has a player-run cemetery, where corpses are in permanent orbit around a moon

Skeleton CSS

12/11/2018 @ 20:58 UTC

nelson : Skeleton CSS - A simple / lightweight page framework

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