Links from September 2015
- Links for Wednesday 2 September 2015
- Private Eye | Official Site - Selling England by the offshore pound
- Map of the UK showing individual freehold and leasehold properties registered by offshore companies between 2005 and July 20014. Great stuff. And nice to see the Eye doing this kind of thing. (via @genmon)
- Links for Thursday 3 September 2015
- Design Jobs / It's Nice That Jobsboard
- I imagine this has jobs at some nice places (and the usual), given it's from It's Nice That. And I'll forget the name if I don't bookmark it. (via @iamdanw)
- Links for Tuesday 8 September 2015
- The True Size Of ...
- Nice way of comparing the size of a country, with it resizing as you drag it North and South. (via @benhammersley)
- Links for Thursday 10 September 2015
- Pubwatch: The Gladstone Arms | Deserter
- Nice, sad, angry piece about London's continued development, at any price. (via The Londonist)
- Links for Tuesday 15 September 2015
- Discovering Sketch — .Sketch App — Medium
- Lots of people I know use Sketch but I'd never looked at it. Reading this I can see why people prefer it over Photoshop for many kinds of design. (via Daring Fireball)
- Known: create a single website for all your content
- Hosted or self-hosted open source, personal CMS/blog that can send your posts, photos etc to Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, SoundCloud, etc. (via Warren Ellis)
- *Sounds* like it's an easier way to do self-hosting (or almost self-hosting) for people who aren't as technical as that usually requires? Not quite sure. (via Warren Ellis)
- Links for Wednesday 16 September 2015
- Tom Vanderbilt Explains Why We Could Predict Self-Driving Cars, But Not Women in the Workplace
- We think technology will change much quicker than it does, "but when it comes to culture we tend to believe not that the future will be very different than the present day, but that it will be roughly the same." Lots of good stuff.
- My Secret World: The Story of Sarah Records / In Depth // Drowned In Sound
- Nice. And I had no idea the Matt who edited 'Smoke' was one half of Sarah Records!
- Links for Sunday 20 September 2015
- Why 4% Could Fail
- The 4% Safe Withdrawal Rate should be closer to 2%. Maybe less, especially for many countries outside the US. (via Monevator)
- The PS tote bag now available – exclusively to readers
- It's not my kind of thing at all, but I do enjoy the thought that's obviously gone into this.
- Links for Tuesday 22 September 2015
- This turned out to be well worth the $11, given the hassles configuring free ones I've tried.
- Links for Wednesday 23 September 2015
- Open source AudioScrobbler type service, currently Alpha. In theory I imported my Last.fm listens, but nothing showing up yet. Still, could be good.
- Links for Saturday 26 September 2015
- Host, run, and code Python in the cloud: PythonAnywhere
- Free, and upwards, hosting of Python code/sites, with what sound like great facilities for teachers and their classes.
- Links for Sunday 27 September 2015
- Haddock Blogs
- This has been dead in the water for a long time, so it's finally going to stop updating.
- Links for Tuesday 29 September 2015
- The Round House Frinton-on-Sea, Essex | The Modern House
- Of all Frinton's Art Deco houses, this is the one whose floor is a mosaic map of the estate.
- How Tesla Will Change The World - Wait But Why
- From a little while ago. Such a good, long read. From what energy is, through climate change, to what Tesla hopes to achieve.
- Links for Wednesday 30 September 2015
- The Real Review: a bi-monthly architecture magazine by Jack Self — Kickstarter
- Sounds good: backed. I might have pledged more if the guy could have managed a smile. (via @cityofsound)
- Deckset for Mac: Turn your notes into beautiful presentations
- Presentation app that uses Markdown files. Aside from the current inability to create or edit the themes, it seems really nicely done. And currently 75% off. (via @rooreynolds)
- 115 Ways to Scream ‘Status’ -- The Cut
- Some of this is good - things which are high status in particular niches. And yet many of them will mean nothing to anyone outside the niche. (via Kottke)