Links from September 2016
- Links for Thursday 1 September 2016
- Income and inequality historical data explorer
- Graphing the data for successive UK governments.
- Inside The Federal Bureau Of Way Too Many Guns | GQ
- How the non-computerised method of finding out who bought a particular gun, from its make and serial number, works in the US. Crazy.
- Links for Sunday 4 September 2016
- Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee by Jerry Seinfeld - Michael Richards
- A really nice one.
- Links for Tuesday 6 September 2016
- Sunken Cities – BLDGBLOG
- I'm grimly fascinated with how places are going to adapt, while the can, to rising sea levels.
- Links for Thursday 8 September 2016
- I suppose I should be at least familiar with this season's front-end build tool.
- WaveNet: A Generative Model for Raw Audio | DeepMind
- The babbling nonsensical speech in the "Knowi What to Say" section is really eerie. Like the sound of a computer becoming sentient moments before it decides all humans should die. (via @tomtaylor)
- Links for Saturday 10 September 2016
- Employee #1: Amazon · The Macro
- On building the first Amazon website. (via Kottke)
- Links for Wednesday 14 September 2016
- Cheat Sheet: Writing Python 2-3 compatible code — Python-Future documentation
- Because this is usually where I end up when googling for this stuff.
- Links for Sunday 25 September 2016
- The State of the Presidential Debate - The New Yorker
- Interesting history of the debates and how they came to be what they are. (via @antimega)
- Hyperloop: exclusive look inside the race to build Elon Musk's futuristic transport | WIRED UK
- My initial reaction is that crazy Silicon Valley nonsense is infecting more and more industries, but I suppose the early days of rail were this crazy too? (via @simonw)
- The HURRDURR Games — Dorian Taylor
- On why most hackathons are exploitative. Includes a calculator for whether it's worth your time. (via Favejet)
- Links for Tuesday 27 September 2016
- TimeMapper - Make Timelines and TimeMaps fast!
- Make a timeline thing, including maps, using Google Spreadsheets as the data source.