Gustaf's linkblog (and retweet archive)

Links for week of Mon 8 May 2017 (2017W19)

India: You’re Criminal If Gay | by Leila Seth | The New York Review of Books   →

RT @cfhaviland: A pioneering woman judge of #India, Leila Seth (mother of Vikram), has died. Here’s her 2014 article on gay rights:

India

The Importance of Being Ideological | Russia Without BS   →

The Importance of Being Ideological

Earth and other unlikely worlds: Close Encounters   →

Earth and other unlikely worlds: Close Encounters

Onfim - Wikipedia   →

RT @mjomark: Ibland tänker jag på lille Onfim.

Commentary: The Roots Of Russia’s New Anti-Americanism   →

RT @marasawr: If you’re wondering why the fmr DNI feels this way, this is a great explainer :

Bruce Cumings · A Murderous History of Korea · LRB 18 May 2017   →

RT @amendlocke: ‘A Murderous History of Korea’ - Bruce Cumings in the #LRB: via @LRB

LRB

Cédric Villani - Wikipedia   →

French mathematician continues national legacy of involvement in legislative matters, flamboyant dress @michelv

People freaked the fuck out when this dancing Pikachu malfunctioned · Great Job, Internet! · The A.V. Club   →

@ketchupsenap People freaked the fuck out when this dancing Pikachu malfunctioned via @TheAVClub

Links for week of Mon 1 May 2017 (2017W18)

Cats Who Just Realized You Took Them To The Vet   →

@crugolddodox RT @cstross: And now: cats who just realized you took them to the vet!

Why the Phrase ‘Late Capitalism’ Is Suddenly Everywhere - The Atlantic   →

RT @amendlocke: Why is the phrase “late capitalism” suddenly everywhere? @Annie Lowrey investigates

Links for week of Mon 24 Apr 2017 (2017W17)

Sweet revenge for Quebec maple syrup producers: Thief gets five years for role in $18.7 million heist | National Post   →

RT @Windrunner75: @loweringthebar There’s been a update in the maple syrup heist trial:

Why Twitter Banned GIF Avatars - BuzzFeed News   →

RT @katienotopoulos: Wonder why Twitter banned GIF avatars? It’s probably @jwherrman and @peretti’s fault

Alexander Mahmoud: Jag ramlar ner på marken. Skyddar kameran. Tror att jag skriker. Det tar slut i någon sekund. - DN.SE   →

RT @niklasorrenius: Om Sverige. Om våld. Läs:

Links for week of Mon 17 Apr 2017 (2017W16)

Measure for measure | The Renaissance Mathematicus   →

RT @rmathematicus: Brexit Inanity: Imperial vs Metric: Measure for measure

Dortmund bus terror arrest: German-Russian man ‘carried out attack to affect share price then blamed Muslims’ | The Independent   →

RT @Independent: German-Russian man ‘carried out Dortmund attack to make money on stocks then blamed Muslims’

Links for week of Mon 10 Apr 2017 (2017W15)

Secret Knowledge—or a Hoax? | by Eamon Duffy | The New York Review of Books   →

RT @richove: Excellent & persuasive review of @BeineckeLibrary’s #VoynichManuscript by Eamonn Duffy: Secret Knowledge—or a Hoax?

VoynichManuscript

A Guide to Exposing Hoax and Stolen Images on Social Media - feat. @PicPedant and @HoaxEye : photography   →

@brownpau A Guide to Exposing Hoax and Stolen Images on Social Media - feat. @PicPedant and @HoaxEye

Links for week of Mon 3 Apr 2017 (2017W14)

Lyme disease is set to explode and we still don’t have a vaccine | New Scientist   →

RT @newscientist: Lyme disease is set to explode, and you can’t protect yourself

One Woman’s Journey Back to Language, After an Aneurysm Silenced Her Inner Monologue   →

One Woman’s Journey Back to Language, After an Aneurysm Silenced Her Inner Monologue (h/t @varjag)

Links for week of Mon 27 Mar 2017 (2017W13)

Russian scientists find 7,000 Siberian hills possibly filled with explosive gas - The Washington Post   →

RT @bldgblog: “This is really a new thing to permafrost science… 7,000 Siberian hills possibly filled with explosive gas.”

Four Pests Campaign - Wikipedia   →

“After two days of constant drumming, the Poles had to use shovels to clear the embassy of dead sparrows.”

Film review – Ghost in the Shell (2017) | The Kim Newman Web Site   →

RT @AnnoDracula: Film review – Ghost in the Shell (2017)

How can you tell if the union flag (union jack) is upside down?   →

@mrbellek @Anna_Mazz @CllrBSilvester Also

Links for week of Mon 20 Mar 2017 (2017W12)

Cigarette Secrets by Ellen Sundberg on Spotify   →

I have to ration my listening to as not to totally overplay this great album

Cavalorn | Why eggs and bunnies aren’t ‘pagan symbols’ (long,…   →

RT @Cavalorn: An absurdly long and nitpicky post on why eggs and bunnies are NOT ‘pagan symbols’ appropriated by the Church

Links for week of Mon 13 Mar 2017 (2017W11)

Science Fiction in Your Own Back Yard: Pavane, by Keith Roberts | Tor.com   →

RT @amendlocke: Science Fiction in Your Own Back Yard: Pavane, by Keith Roberts via @tordotcom

How WWI food propaganda forever changed the way Americans eat · For Our Consideration · The A.V. Club   →

RT @drfarls: Nutrition and the Science of War via @TheAVClub

Playing with EXIF in Powershell – Cron Blog   →

exif photo powershell

Links for week of Mon 6 Mar 2017 (2017W10)

Pope Francis’ reforms spark revolt of the hard-right   →

RT @izakaminska: Excellent piece on the growing schism in the Catholic church by @JamesPoliti ?

North Korea Survives. Start Hardening South Korea for a Long Contest | Robert Kelly — Asian Security Blog   →

RT @drfarls: North Korea Survives.

Links for week of Mon 20 Feb 2017 (2017W08)

A Comprehensive Guide to Camera Lens Design and Zeiss Nomenclature | ilovehatephotography   →

lens camera optics Zeiss tessar planar sonnar

The Guardian view on Trump’s Sweden: another country | Editorial | Opinion | The Guardian   →

RT @guardian: Whatever misguided US conservatives like Donald Trump think, Sweden is not a battlefront in a clash of civilisations

The Downfall Of YouTube’s Biggest Star Is A Symptom Of A Bigger Illness - BuzzFeed News   →

The Downfall Of YouTube’s Biggest Star Is A Symptom Of A Bigger Illness via @jacobtwop

Out of step: the 90s punks of Belfast – in pictures | Art and design | The Guardian   →

RT @iannmcdonald: Out of step: the 90s punks of Belfast – in pictures

Portrait of a botnet – @DFRLab – Medium   →

RT @stefant: Uncovering a network of fake Trump supporters set up to make money from clicks

Joseph Banks: Portraits of a Placid Elephant | The Public Domain Review   →

Joseph Banks: Portraits of a Placid Elephant | The Public Domain Review

Fake Sweden expert on Fox News – has criminal convictions in US, no connection to Swedish security - DN.SE   →

RT @anneapplebaum: here’s the story of the fake Swedish security expert on @FoxNews, in English

Links for week of Mon 13 Feb 2017 (2017W07)

The True History of Fake News | by Robert Darnton | NYR Daily | The New York Review of Books   →

RT @nybooks: Fake news was everywhere: in The Morning Post, in coffee houses, scribbled on scraps of paper left on park benches

Om bostadsfrågan — Snedtänkt med Kalle Lind — Overcast   →

Oväntat fascinerande: Snedtänkt med Kalle Lind: bostadsfrågan

The Trenchcoat Robbers | Alex Kotlowitz   →

RT @thegrugq: Examples from bank heist tradecraft: - The Stopwatch gang: - The Trenchcoat Robbers:

Idiotic Hat: I’ll Never Forget Old Wotsisname   →

Idiotic Hat: I’ll Never Forget Old Wotsisname

How I Rewired My Brain to Become Fluent in Math - Issue 17: Big Bangs - Nautilus   →

How I Rewired My Brain to Become Fluent in Math @tjajka

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