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B.S. Detector

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 03:46:56 +0000

browser add-on to denote unreliable news sources on Facebook



Late Night Work Club’s STRANGERS

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 04:42:08 +0000

lovely compilation of indie animators; don't miss Lovestreams at 21:08



Internet Archive to mirror Wayback archives in Canada

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 01:03:42 +0000

"The history of libraries is one of loss."



Bird Sounds

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 00:54:24 +0000

using machine learning to cluster and visualize audio



Reddit is tearing itself apart

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 23:38:18 +0000

the Trump subreddit is slowly dominating the site through manipulation and inaction



Lois Lane on Facebook

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 23:32:02 +0000

face recognition is Superman's other kryptonite



Slack client for the Commodore 64

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 23:30:29 +0000

finally



Jenn Schiffer and Lucy Bellwood at XOXO 2016

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 23:13:24 +0000

Two talks from this year's XOXO worth watching, from engineer/artist @jennschiffer and cartoonist @LuBellWoo.



Datalegreya

Mon, 28 Nov 2016 17:45:09 +0000

OpenType font that mingles charts with text



Seagulls! (Stop It Now)

Sat, 26 Nov 2016 16:57:38 +0000

the sequel to Bushes of Love, both masterpieces



SHOPAGEDDON.biz

Fri, 25 Nov 2016 23:05:42 +0000

your eyes are your wallet



Auralnauts’ Attack of the Phantom Past

Fri, 25 Nov 2016 21:02:06 +0000

fifth episode of their brilliant Star Wars remixes; worth it for the opening alone



OK Go’s new music video was filmed in 4.2 seconds

Fri, 25 Nov 2016 20:28:48 +0000

as usual, the behind-the-scenes is as interesting as the final product



Holiday Hole

Fri, 25 Nov 2016 18:39:48 +0000

this feels like a metaphor for something, but I don't know what



A Mathematician’s Perspective on the Divide

Thu, 24 Nov 2016 04:22:32 +0000

Vi Hart argues that age was the critical factor for the election



Liza Daly’s Generative Blackout Poetry

Thu, 24 Nov 2016 04:19:59 +0000

For NaNoGenMo, @liza made Blackout—a Python script that generates blackout poems in the style of @austinkleon.



Go to Bed

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 11:41:41 +0000

A few weeks ago, I was rummaging through the Internet Archive’s computer magazine collection and stumbled on these cover illustrations from the Midnite Software Gazette, a Commodore user newsletter that ran from 1980 to 1987. Now, I think about them every time I’m up too late, like tonight, working on my computer well into the night.



Owlchemy’s Mixed Reality update is unreal

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 01:48:59 +0000

dynamic lighting and transparency with proper depth



A Good Bundle

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 01:24:08 +0000

absurdly great bundle of 151 indie games, 100% of proceeds to ACLU and Planned Parenthood



PARADISE

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 01:08:41 +0000

animated 4K interpretation of Hieronymus Bosch's The Garden of Earthly Delights



The Secret World of Stuff

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 00:48:36 +0000

compilations of animator Sean Charmatz's Instagram shorts



in/ex troversion

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 00:43:28 +0000

short student animation visualizes the feeling of social exhaustion



Looking back at Homestuck, the “internet’s first masterpiece”

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 00:26:18 +0000

I first wrote about it five years ago this month






John Roderick and the Myth of No Effort

Tue, 22 Nov 2016 20:15:56 +0000

John Roderick and the myth of no effort—if your work is hard, you're a failure. If it's easy, you're a fraud.



Bandcamp traces the subgenres of vaporwave

Tue, 22 Nov 2016 02:13:21 +0000

the Bandcamp blog is killing it; see also: Orange Milk Records, Japanese chiptune, Sammus



Who Will Command The Robot Armies?

Tue, 22 Nov 2016 01:55:22 +0000

yet another amazing talk/essay from Maciej Ceglowski



Everything Is Fucked (Keep On Going)

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 21:49:57 +0000

a 60-second song from MetaFilter's Josh Millard



Full-color video player built in Factorio

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 21:44:02 +0000

this is just astounding; how it works



IFComp crowns its first non-parser game

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 18:51:18 +0000

For the first time in its 22 year history, @ifcomp's winner can be played without a keyboard.



Doom on the MacBook Pro Touch Bar

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 16:51:43 +0000

or just the HUD



Winter in America

Sat, 19 Nov 2016 03:09:50 +0000

a road trip through Donald Trump's America in the days before the election



Teaching good manners to soldiers in the 1940s

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 21:33:19 +0000

"Ladies do not like the whistling" and other advice from a 1949 Army guide to personal conduct.



Quick, Draw!

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 20:36:07 +0000

train Google's neural net with your crappy drawings



Washington Post interviews a fake news profiteer

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 06:00:46 +0000

"satire," my ass



Watching the Election from The Post-Truth Future

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 06:00:41 +0000

Christina Xu on fake viral news in China



Jason Scott on porting VLC to the browser

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 05:53:01 +0000

like the Emularity, a project with huge potential to make archived works more accessible



clickclickclick.click

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 05:13:11 +0000

adorably strange browser game about online profiling



The end of What.cd, the internet’s biggest and best music collection

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 02:26:12 +0000

What.cd shut down, deleting the internet's biggest and best music collection



Possibilia

Sat, 01 Oct 2016 02:15:06 +0000

an interactive love story set in the multiverse, directed by Swiss Army Man's DANIELS



Death and MetaFilter

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 19:22:05 +0000

Josh Millard on coping with death and loss in long-running, close-knit online communities



The Caretaker's "Everywhere at the end of time"

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 22:54:57 +0000

the first in a six-album series about dementia and memory loss



Bandcamp interviews Vektroid

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 23:14:26 +0000

absurdly talented musician, impossible to easily categorize, and always evolving



Oculus founder Palmer Luckey secretly funding Trump memes

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 21:40:54 +0000

everything about this is gross; devs are cancelling their Oculus support



The Festival Floppies

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 23:25:58 +0000

incredible treasure trove of odd and beautiful DOS shareware, emulated in the browser



Yahoo confirms pretty much every Yahoo Mail account ever exposed, two years ago

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 23:23:07 +0000

at least 500 million accounts, the largest data breach ever



Sunlight Foundation winding down Sunlight Labs

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 00:39:30 +0000

sad to see, they did so much great work