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Sunday, 17 November 2019

She Invented Banana Ketchup & Saved Thousands of Lives. Why Have We Never Heard of Her?

quote [ The legendary story of María Orosa, the Philippines' greatest war hero. ]

That's a heap of food chemistry anecdotes!
[SFW] [food & drink] [+2]
[by Paracetamol@12:40pmGMT] [3 comments]

Friday, 15 November 2019

An Oral History of LimeWire: The Little App That Changed the Music Industry Forever

quote [ In 2001, the internet’s premier file-sharing service Napster was shut down after just two years, leaving a giant vacuum in the ever-expanding peer-to-peer file-sharing space.... ]

Some nice quotes, a Spotify predecessor I didn't know of and accounts on the industry taking it personally.
[SFW] [science & technology] [+1 Interesting]
[by Paracetamol@8:52pmGMT] [0 comments]

Sunday, 10 November 2019

World Scientists’ Warning of a Climate Emergency

quote [ we present a suite of graphical vital signs of climate change over the last 40 years for human activities that can affect GHG emissions and change the climate (figure 1), as well as actual climatic impacts (figure 2). We use only relevant data sets that are clear, understandable, systematically collected for at least the last 5 years, and updated at least annually. ]

In case the XKCD summary wasn't sharp enough.
[SFW] [environment & nature] [+2]
[by Paracetamol@5:00pmGMT] [13 comments]

Saturday, 9 November 2019

On This Day 75 Years Ago, Disney Animation Changed Forever: The Disney Artists' Strike of 1941

quote [ The Walt Disney Company loves to acknowledge anniversaries and milestones, except for this one. ]

One for the steele, with some infos on current studio practices.
[SFW] [do it yourSElf] [+4 Hot Pr0n]
[by Paracetamol@8:29pmGMT] [0 comments]

Everything is Amazing, But Nothing is Ours

quote [ If the current trend of technology is sweeping us in a direction of “everything is amazing, but nothing is ours”, Technology that’s Actually Yours could be the next great counter-trend. ]

Opinions on dependance.
[SFW] [science & technology] [+2 Interesting]
[by Paracetamol@2:19pmGMT] [2 comments]

Friday, 8 November 2019

The Deletion of Yahoo! Groups and Archive Team's Rescue Effort – Waxy.org

quote [ On December 14, everything ever posted to Yahoo! Groups in its 20-year history will be permanently deleted from the web. Groups will continue running as email-only mailing lists, but all public content and archives — messages, attachments, photos, and more — will be deleted. ]

The only mailing list I still expected to be on Yahoo had already transitioned to riseup.net.

Some of these preservation efforts make me wonder if it's more of a sentimental thing. Or if there really is a use in keeping 20 year old web communication public.
[SFW] [history]
[by Paracetamol@8:27amGMT] [1 comment]

Thursday, 7 November 2019

Slave markets found on Instagram and other apps

quote [ Domestic workers have been illegally sold via Instagram and other apps on Google and Apple's stores. ]

Humans! Some creepy accounts.
[SFW] [dystopian violence]
[by Paracetamol@7:25amGMT] [2 comments]

Wednesday, 6 November 2019

Hleraðu Þetta BlazRoca XXX Rottweiler Hundar

quote [ XXX Rottweilerhundar er íslensk rapphljómsveit. ]

Icelandic gangsta rap. More videos in extended.

Quote via Wikipedia.

[SFW] [music] [+1 Original]
[by Paracetamol@7:33amGMT] [0 comments]

Thursday, 31 October 2019

Let there be light

quote [ Paint with your cursor to create a galaxy! ]

Performant application of surprisingly little code
[SFW] [art] [+3 laz0r]
[by Paracetamol@9:13pmGMT] [1 comment]

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