Gustaf's linkblog (and retweet archive)

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 Life and Times of the Stopwatch Gang — The Atavist Magazine   →

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

Links for week of Mon 6 Feb 2017 (2017W06)

30 years of Culture: what are the top five Iain M Banks novels? | Books | The Guardian   →

RT @damiengwalter: And here we are:

Tish Murtha’s powerful photo series captures unemployed teenagers of 1980s Newcastle | Metro News   →

.@AnnoDracula see also this interesting archive/article about photographer Tish Murtha

Marx’s Revenge | The Nation   →

RT @amendlocke: Marx’s Revenge via @thenation

Derrida vs. the rationalists | New Humanist   →

New Humanist: Derrida vs. the rationalists via @newhumanist

Duterte’s Last Hurrah: On the Road to Martial Law | by James Fenton | The New York Review of Books   →

@brownpau you might find this article interesting

Designing a Business Card in LaTeX   →

@Eorlingur

Links for week of Mon 30 Jan 2017 (2017W05)

“Surely the worst SF novel ever written.” | MetaFilter   →

RT @nybooks: “Surely the worst SF novel ever written.”

» Фотограф Анри Картье-Брессон, который уже надоел, но оторваться невозможно   →

These are some HCB photos I’ve never seen before #photog

photog

Links for week of Mon 23 Jan 2017 (2017W04)

Hep-Hep riots - Wikipedia   →

I kinda knew anti-Semitism in Germany has a long history but I’ve never heard of the Hep-Hep Riots

Inauguration 2017 Attendance: A Photographic Fact Check - The Atlantic   →

Someone should be able to count everyone using these pics -

Links for week of Mon 9 Jan 2017 (2017W02)

“Reclaim Windows 10” turns off a bunch of unnecessary Windows 10 telemetery, removes bloatware, and privacy invasions. Review and tweak before running. Scripts for reversing are included and commented. Fork via https://github.com/Disassembler0 (different   →

windows privacy security Windows10

diglloyd - Grab Bag - Photographic Film Really Was Not Much of a Performer   →

film photography

Links for week of Mon 31 Oct 2016 (2016W44)

The GOP’s Age of Authoritarianism Has Only Just Begun   →

RT @jonathanchait: The GOP’s Age of Authoritarianism Has Only Just Begun

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Some amazingly old-school web design at this page of Catholic feast days. Counter-Reformation?…

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If the norm is Berlusconi’s Italy or Putin’s Russia, sure.

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RT @mikeduncan: It’s on the list thanks!

Comma Queen: Further or Farther? - The New Yorker   →

RT @NewYorker: Which will take you farther? (Or is it further?) Our Comma Queen @MaryNorrisTNY explains:

Twitter   →

I’m not a millionaire, but I still have a single digit for this argument.

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RT @kwjeter: Thanks for the props! Much appreciated.

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RT @broderick: I came across this in a Tumblr thread about the show “Friends” and I snorted so hard I choked

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RT @buboette: Hundmamma med valpar i magen ❤

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RT @jeremylafty: what is the government hiding from us

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RT @Beschizza: already regret assigning the new Macbook Pro review to Borges

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RT @farwzaz: I love twitter

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RT @pourmecoffee: The moon photobombed NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory on Sunday. You can’t hear the laughing…

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@cukeking

Links for week of Mon 24 Oct 2016 (2016W43)

Following Rules For Stupid Reasons - K. Praslowicz, Photographer   →

Following Rules For Stupid Reasons

I Went Undercover With a Border Militia. Here’s What I Saw. | Mother Jones   →

RT @shane_bauer: I bought a rifle, went undercover with a right wing militia, and travelled to the border to “hunt Mexicans.”

Strömholm och Iturbide visas samtidigt - Fotosidan   →

Strömholm och Iturbide visas samtidigt - Fotosidan via @fotosidan

Untitled (https://www.mercedes-benz.com/en/mercedes-benz/next/connectivity/pre-safe-sound-playing-pink-noise-in-the-split-second-before-impact/)   →

RT @cstross: Stapedius reflex, pink noise, and priming the human ear to take less acoustic damage in event of a car crash:

Links for week of Mon 17 Oct 2016 (2016W42)

There is no neutral there: Appalachia as a mythic “Trump Country” – elizabeth catte   →

RT @elizabethcatte: My response to the ‘Appalachia as Trump Country’ phenomenon.

Putin’s hope to ignite a Eurasia-style protest in the United States - The Washington Post   →

RT @scalzi: Your daily reminder Trump and his Trumplings are useful idiots for Vladimir Putin:

The Death of British Business | by Simon Head | NYR Daily | The New York Review of Books   →

RT @educationpriest: “It is hard to exaggerate the scale of the disaster the British people have inflicted upon themselves…”

Fear of a Feminist Future | Laurie Penny   →

RT @RationalWiki: Fear of a Feminist Future by @PennyRed

The Sad Attempt to Make Trumpism Cool - The New Yorker   →

RT @NewYorker: “#DaddyWillSaveUs,” a pro-Trump exhibit, tried to make Trumpism cool again. It failed.

DaddyWillSaveUs

Comma Queen: Affect vs. Effect - The New Yorker   →

RT @NewYorker: “Affect” is a verb, and “effect” is a noun—except when it’s the other way around:

Links for week of Mon 10 Oct 2016 (2016W41)

Radio War Nerd EP #47 [*REPOST] — North Carolina’s Civil War | Gary Brecher on Patreon   →

Re-posted unlocked/free our excellent interview with @DavidForbes on lost history of the Civil War in North Carolina

A Fuller Vision of Russia’s Far East - The New Yorker   →

RT @NewYorker: A new translation restores Vladimir Arsenyev, one of the greatest 20th century explorers, to his rightful perch.

Russia and the 2016 Campaign - Lawyers, Guns & Money : Lawyers, Guns & Money   →

RT @drfarls: Russia and the 2016 Campaign Trying to collect my thoughts on the weirdness of Russia in this election.

Deutsche Physik - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   →

@jwomack “Non-American Science”

Grave of Joseph Palmer – Leominster, Massachusetts | Atlas Obscura   →

“Persecuted for Wearing the Beard” -

Terror from the Deeps: The Kraken Wakes by John Wyndham (1953) | Fantasies of Possibility   →

Links for week of Mon 3 Oct 2016 (2016W40)

Deep-Fried Data   →

Reading @Pinboard ‘s latest talk. SO MANY ZINGERS

Donald Trump: The Ugly American (with Apologies to Lederer and Burdick | Vanity Fair   →

Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter on what happened when he took Trump to the 1993 WHCD

B: Q & A with Brittany Marcoux   →

B: Q & A with Brittany Marcoux #photo #StephenShore

StephenShore photo

Prepper fiction reveals dark truths.   →

RT @UnlikelyWorlds: Prepper fic - ‘a cross between a novel, a shopping list, a survival manual, and a field guide’

Cape Adare (Idle Words)   →

“Cape Adare”, in which @baconmeteor channels his inner Conrad -

Links for week of Mon 26 Sep 2016 (2016W39)

The Leica Lens Saga; An Interview With Peter Karbe | Shutterbug   →

The Leica Lens Saga; An Interview With Peter Karbe | Shutterbug

Links for week of Mon 19 Sep 2016 (2016W38)

The Opposite of a Muse - The New Yorker   →

The Opposite of a Muse - The New Yorker

“Will Coke Dissolve A Nail?” Experiment – JoshMadison.com   →

RT @varjag: an affirmative ‘no’ to all cocacolaphobes, the anti-vaxxers of leisure drinks:

Ursula K. Le Guin: How I Started Writing   →

RT @brumnordie: Ursula K. Le Guin on her first attempt at a novel #bookbloggers

bookbloggers

Making Sense of Modern Pornography - The New Yorker   →

Great read: “Making Sense of Modern Pornography” via @newyorker

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