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Sunday 23 November 2014

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1. Get Your Kicks on the Route G6. The Economist (from 2012) on China's growing network of expressways, and the culture of driving it's kicking off. Everything from service stations with rubbish shops, to the Beijing-Tibet Expressway: several [...] Interconnected
Bookmarks for November 22nd from 12:34 to 18:39
This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for November 22nd from 12:34 to 18:39: Silicon Valley Could Offer a Public [...] Extenuating Circumstances
Auxiliary Ancillary
I’m greatly enjoying Ancillary Sword, the sequel to Ann Leckie’s Ancillary Justice. Everyone always goes on about Ancillary’s treatment of gender, but my favorite bits are Leckie’s gentle bit-twiddling of almost every other [...] Oblomovka

Saturday 22 November 2014

Bookmarks for November 22nd from 04:53 to 11:11
This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for November 22nd from 04:53 to 11:11: The Good Life is a fiction — [...] Extenuating Circumstances
As Hornby vacate Thanet why do we need their advice?
An article in today's Guardian features Thanet based business Hornby moving out of its base of 60 years and follows on with the woeful news about the struggling Margate economy.You might be interested to know that senior executives of Hornby take [...] Margate Architecture
Bookmarks for November 21st from 14:23 to 20:48
This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for November 21st from 14:23 to 20:48: Untitled (http://www.niemanlab.org/ [...] Extenuating Circumstances
Bookmarks for November 21st from 06:16 to 13:14
This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for November 21st from 06:16 to 13:14: Winning Job Postings – If you [...] Extenuating Circumstances

Friday 21 November 2014

Bookmarks for November 20th from 15:41 to 20:06
This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for November 20th from 15:41 to 20:06: StoryForward LA on Twitter: “@ [...] Extenuating Circumstances
Bookmarks for November 20th from 13:32 to 15:06
This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for November 20th from 13:32 to 15:06: Solid 2015: submit your proposal &# [...] Extenuating Circumstances

Thursday 20 November 2014

Bookmarks for November 20th from 09:55 to 12:44
This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for November 20th from 09:55 to 12:44: Russell Davies: Inevitable – I [...] Extenuating Circumstances
Bookmarks for November 19th from 16:39 to 23:58
This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for November 19th from 16:39 to 23:58: (500) http://www.federalnewsradio. [...] Extenuating Circumstances
Bookmarks for November 19th from 00:21 to 15:13
This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for November 19th from 00:21 to 15:13: Andy Ihnatko on Twitter: “&# [...] Extenuating Circumstances

Wednesday 19 November 2014

Filtered on 19 November
1. New to me: It turns out cricket standardised on six balls per over relatively recently. Test cricket used to use four balls, eight per over was used in the 1974 Ashes... it's been six since 1979/80. I'm always curious about the things and [...] Interconnected
Bookmarks for November 18th from 15:06 to 23:15
This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for November 18th from 15:06 to 23:15: Here Are the Lyrics to ‘Too [...] Extenuating Circumstances

Tuesday 18 November 2014

Bookmarks for November 17th through November 18th
This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for November 17th from 23:28 to 12:57: DLR Portal – News – [...] Extenuating Circumstances
Bookmarks for November 17th from 13:41 to 20:00
This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for November 17th from 13:41 to 20:00: The moment I learned just how far [...] Extenuating Circumstances

Monday 17 November 2014

Bookmarks for November 17th from 07:26 to 09:38
This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for November 17th from 07:26 to 09:38: The Butter: FAQs – Why did you [...] Extenuating Circumstances
Bookmarks for November 16th from 19:01 to 21:34
This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for November 16th from 19:01 to 21:34: Bill Irwin on Voicing and [...] Extenuating Circumstances
Hardware coffee morning
tl;dr let's hang out this Thurs. and chat hardware I think it was the week before last, I had just got back from holiday, and I had three meetings with hardware startups, all wanting to talk through what they were doing, and each at a different [...] Interconnected
Bookmarks for November 15th through November 16th
This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for November 15th from 17:32 to 12:10: Rename SexMachine to GenderDetector [...] Extenuating Circumstances

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Sunday 23 November 2014

Jira, Kanban & Physical Boards: An Agile Life at TweetDeck | simple but good.
Kim
Adam Shatz reviews ‘Congo’ by David Van Reybrouck · LRB 23 October 2014
This stopped me… After a long account of decades of central African bloodshed, "the profits from ‘conflict minerals’ peaked [in 2000], fed by increased demand for mobile phones and the release of the Sony PlayStation 2."David Van Reybrouck Phil Gyford
Francis FitzGibbon · Short Cuts · LRB 23 October 2014
Interesting about exactly how much or little the Human Rights Act, which the Tories want to repeal, constrains the British government. Phil Gyford

Saturday 22 November 2014

44 engineering management lessons
A good list of things to do and not to do when managing engineers (although there's lots that's transferable). (via @kellan) Phil Gyford

Friday 21 November 2014

In Copenhagen, dining out on both new Nordic cuisine and traditional Danish cooking - The Washington Post
Antimega
Copenhagen by the owner of Noma, the world's best restaurant - Telegraph
Antimega
New Statesman | Tweeting a picture of a house is not an act of class warfare, whatever the Sun says
All this. What a stupid mess it all is. (via @Preoccupations) Phil Gyford
Canva – Amazingly simple graphic design for blogs, presentations, Facebook covers, flyers and so much more.
Interesting CSS filters on landing page, too Kim
Why Your Brain Loves Good Storytelling
Need to investigate the research behind this. Kim
The importance of storytelling in the digital age | Culture professionals network | The Guardian
Anna Higgs on Digital Storytelling Kim
Where the Fuck Is Princess Leia? — TheLi.st @ Medium — Medium
Alice

Thursday 20 November 2014

Kicking Barbie's butt: How the growth of 3D printing enabled me to make an army of custom-made figurines - Features - Gadgets and Tech - The Independent
Alice
Stowe Boyd — Simple, clear purpose and principles give rise to...
Dotcode
How Magic Leap Is Secretly Creating a New Alternate Reality
Don't you hate it when someone claims to have a magical new technology, but won't tell you how it works? When I saw that a super stealthy startup called Magic Leap had raised $542 million to make animals appear out of thin air, I resolved to find [...] Kim

Wednesday 19 November 2014

The Rise of the Professional Cyber Athlete
Interesting, long article about StarCraft II, profiling a professional Canadian player. (via @kevin2kelly) Phil Gyford
Top 10 guide to eating in Copenhagen | Travel | theguardian.com
Antimega

Tuesday 18 November 2014

What is Content Strategy? | Distilled
Kim
Content Strategy Basics | Usability.gov
Good overview of content strategy Kim

Sunday 16 November 2014

The Creepy New Wave of the Internet by Sue Halpern | The New York Review of Books
by Jeremy Rifkin Palgrave Macmillan, 356 pp., $28.00 Enchanted Objects: Design, Human Desire, and the Internet of Things by David Rose Scribner, 304 pp., $28. November 16, 2014 at 07:18PM via Pocket Kim
Breezie - the internet made easy | Communications | Products | Age UK
An OS(?) on a Samsung tablet designed to be easy to use for people who don't feel comfortable with normal computers, tablets, etc. Phil Gyford
Why Audio Never Goes Viral
A good, interesting read. Also just generally about what makes something go viral. (via Tom Taylor) Phil Gyford

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