Nelson Minar blogs at xml

ECMAScript 6 status

Hot ! - 45 minutes ago

nelson : ECMAScript 6 status - Compatibility of various Javascript runtime environments

Active supernovae

23 hours ago

nelson : Active supernovae - Detailed astronomy info

Wired war on ad blockers

24 hours ago

nelson : Wired war on ad blockers - They're going to try freezing out ad blocker users unless they pay $1/week

Snapchat Like “The Teens”

24 hours ago

nelson : Snapchat Like “The Teens” - Hilarious, insightful article about youth Snapchat culture

Mars tourism posters

1 days ago

nelson : Mars tourism posters - Really lovely graphic design

1 days ago

nelson : - Mac package for Postgres+PostGIS

RIP Ken Olsen

1 days ago

nelson : RIP Ken Olsen - Founder of Digital, the computer company

Wumpus 2

1 days ago

nelson : Wumpus 2 - 1980s book about programming computer games

Zenefits fraud

4 days ago

nelson : Zenefits fraud - Selling insurance with unlicensed salespeople

Quantified shitlords

4 days ago

nelson : Quantified shitlords - R programmer investigates the hateful comments he gets

TempleOS 4.02

4 days ago

nelson : TempleOS 4.02 - Outsider art operating system

BUTT • Edmund White

4 days ago

nelson : BUTT • Edmund White - Another phenomenal interview

BUTT • Gore Vidal

4 days ago

nelson : BUTT • Gore Vidal - 2007 interview

LoL design values

5 days ago

nelson : LoL design values - Game design team talks about how they approach their job

Slack diversity report

6 days ago

nelson : Slack diversity report - Update from the startup about hiring

Python 3 Readiness

6 days ago

nelson : Python 3 Readiness - 319 of the 360 most popular Python packages now support Python 3. upgrade!

7 days ago

nelson : - Linux internals; system calls are implemented with a fake shared library

Uber logo snark

7 days ago

nelson : Uber logo snark - "What do you do for a living? Drive a car, while receiving no benefits? I work as a branding designer conceptualizing one “brand pillar” every three months. I get paid much more than you."

Sore Loser

7 days ago

nelson : Sore Loser - Donald Trump loses his shit on Twitter after losing the Iowa caucus

Slave Breeding

7 days ago

nelson : Slave Breeding - A new US history book


7 days ago

nelson : Gqom - Club music style from South Africa

NBA minutes

8 days ago

nelson : NBA minutes - Dense visualization of basketball scores


9 days ago

nelson : AimBooster - Series of Flash mini-games for testing / improving reaction time

Over the Hill at 24

9 days ago

nelson : Over the Hill at 24 - Academic article about video game performance by age

Flint military exercises

10 days ago

nelson : Flint military exercises - Not just the water; the Army was doing training with live explosives in Flint