Links from March 2017
- Links for Thursday 2 March 2017
- Logobook - Discover the worlds finest logos, symbols and trademarks
- All the logos, in black and white. Very nice. (via Kottke)
- n-gate.com. we can't both be right.
- "An annotated digest of the top 'Hacker' 'News' posts". Jolly good. e.g. "Some foreigners do forex. Hackernews is not impressed with this ancient idea. They could have done it better, but they're not going to bother trying."
- Links for Monday 6 March 2017
- Unit test your Django views
- Unit testing Django's class-based views seems difficult to do simply. This helps.
- 4chan: The Skeleton Key to the Rise of Trump - Medium
- This was a good read on a segment of Trump's supporters being like, or actually, 4chan in origin.
- Links for Tuesday 7 March 2017
- Cameron's World
- It appears that I haven't bookmarked this before, which is an oversight.
- Strobist: Lighting 101
- How to do photography lighting. A really nice, clear introduction.
- Links for Wednesday 8 March 2017
- The beauty of bots - Duncan Gough interview in full - Final Bullet
- Lots of lovely ideas in this interview with Duncan by Leila Johnston.
- Links for Friday 10 March 2017
- David Letterman on Donald Trump and Late-Night TV Today
- I barely saw any Letterman but this was still a fun read. (via Daring Fireball)
- An oral history of 'Get a Mac,' Part 1 | Campaign US
- A good read, that mainly reminds me I need some more John Hodgeman in my life. (via @antimega)
- Links for Sunday 12 March 2017
- Why Growth Will Fall | by William D. Nordhaus | The New York Review of Books
- On how the rate of increase of standard of living and economic growth in the US was greatest from 1870-1970 and will never be the same again.
- Links for Thursday 16 March 2017
- Manor Houses + | Manor Houses, Mansions & Stately Homes for sale
- Just because I like blogs that focus on one narrow field of property for sale.
- David Runciman reviews 'Theresa May' by Rosa Prince - LRB 16 March 2017
- I haven't had much of a sense of what May is about, what makes her tick. This article seems to have an interesting set of ideas about it.
- Links for Friday 17 March 2017
- 'London Bridge is down': the secret plan for the days after the Queen's death | UK news | The Guardian
- Really good. So, so many details. I felt surprisingly sad and oddly proud.
- Links for Friday 24 March 2017
- Robert Silvers obituary | Books | The Guardian
- I hadn't realised he'd been the NYRB's editor since it began in 1963.
- On Robert Silvers | Online Only | n+1
- Memories of working with the New York Review of Books editor. (via @iamdanw)
- Links for Tuesday 28 March 2017
- Loopy: a tool for thinking in systems
- A simple web-based tool for drawing systems diagrams.
- Links for Wednesday 29 March 2017
- trailofbits/algo: Set up a personal IPSEC VPN in the cloud
- Another self-hosted VPN server, which they say is better than Streisand.