a more or less weekly digest of juicy stuff
- luck is not a factor, rippling grass is always caused by wind except when it's tigers. highly recommended
- the luck factor, i gave both lucky and unlucky people a newspaper, and asked them to look through it and tell me how many photographs were inside. on average, the unlucky people took about two minutes to count the photographs whereas the lucky people took just seconds. why? because the second page of the newspaper contained the message "stop counting - there are 43 photographs in this newspaper." (pdf)
- do defaults save lives? consider that every policy must have a no-action default, and defaults impose physical, cognitive, and, in the case of donation, emotional costs on those who must change (pdf)
- who by very slow decay, terrifying
- why i hate frameworks
- php, a fractal of bad design
- dear mr nokia! my name is stephen elop. i am the son of the former president of microsoft, mr. bill gates III...
- upside-down-ternet, my neighbours are stealing my wireless internet access. i could encrypt it or alternately i could have fun. hilarious
- bruce schneier facts, things you might not know about bruce schneier
- life without a cell phone
- dark patterns, user interfaces designed to trick people
- how users read on the web: they don't
- ten lessons from github's first year
- unix pioneers remember the good times
- the first few milliseconds of an https connection
- guns don't kill people, video games kill people, cnn, sensationalism, and how to fix it
- the making of dune II
- disturbation, photography project by dany peschl
- copy shop, short film by virgil widrich
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