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  1. Simple Django error logging configuration for Heroku |

    For future reference. Just because it seemed harder than necessary to work out how to get Django errors to display in Heroku’s console.

  2. 50 weeks to learn film | Mark Cousins’ Dispatches | Sight & Sound | BFI

    I liked this brief year-long curriculum for learning about films. A year ago. But it wasn’t online then for reasons best known to S&S.

  3. Prince’s Closest Friends Share Their Best Prince Stories | GQ

    A good read. “He would have loved to see Finding Dory.” (via Kottke)

  4. finishability - Word Spy

    “n. The characteristics or qualities that enable something to be read, watched, or listened to completely.” Citing me as the earliest usage! (via @hugovk)

  5. Radio Garden

    Really nice way to browse international radio stations via a globe. (via @undermanager)

  6. A GDS Story | Government Digital Service

    Really nice as a chronicle of an evolving service’s history. It’s so easy to lose this stuff. Especially great that it has lots of old screenshots, sketches, photos etc. It’d be good if more organisations and companies found time to do this kind of thing. (via @gilest)

  7. U.K. Cinemas : London

    Seating capacities of different screens. (via antimega)

  8. Who Will Command The Robot Armies?

    Loads of good stuff in this transcript of Maciej Ceglowski’s latest talk. The section taking the piss out of silly IoT things seems like a trivialising distraction though.

  9. Quick, How Might the Alien Spacecraft Work?—Stephen Wolfram Blog

    On helping with the science stuff for the movie. “In the end I basically had just one evening to invent how interstellar space travel might work.” (via Infovore)

  10. How I Wrote Arrival (and What I Learned Doing It) - The Talkhouse

    What it says. On writing the film script. I love reading about the process of writing these things.

  11. Simon Stålenhag Art Gallery

    Really lovely illustrations. To quote one review, “the deeply creepy, robot-and-monster-haunted alt-Sweden”. (via Paul Pod)

  12. You Are Still Crying Wolf | Slate Star Codex

    Good on keeping some of the Trump stuff in perspective. Yes, he’s terrible but the media tends to focus on certain things out of all proportion to their actual importance or relevance.

  13. The Best Way to Predict the Future is to Issue a Press Release

    Brilliant transcript of a talk by Audrey Watters on predictions about the future of technology, what they mean, why they’re wrong, etc. Very good. (via Russell Davies)

  14. The Agas Map

    Really nicely done zoomable, clickable, searchable perspective map of London from the 16th century. Very good.

  15. Tufte CSS

    Some nice things in this example of CSS that styles things in a web parallel of Edward Tufte’s books. (via Russell Davies)

  16. Snob Cuts (London Review of Books)

    A fun, brief piece about snobbery and class.

  17. How To Talk Comedy Writer – Updated! — Andy Riley |

    Brilliant list of British TV comedy-writing jargon. (via Russell Davies)

  18. Rocket—Slack-style emoji everywhere on your Mac

    Makes it easy to type emojis. I’m surprised typing emojis on OS X is such a pain. (via @benhammersley)

  19. AWS Git-backed Static Website ·

    This is clever and bonkers. Why on earth would you run a static website like this unless you understood all of that? What do you do if something in that tangle stops working? Good luck!

  20. Networks Land

    “A collection of educational activities and material explaining how the internet works … The activities are designed to mostly take place offline using physical objects, field trips, and games.”

  21. UK Finance Detailed Flowchart : UKPersonalFinance

    Attempting to create a flowchart for deciding how to pay debts and/or save. Its hard to make this stuff both simple and general.

  22. Grand Designs For Sale | Buildings From Kevin McCloud’s Iconic Television Series

    By the Unique Property Bulletin people, keeping track of which Grand Designs have sold, and when.

  23. Unique Property Bulletin | Unique Property For Unique People

    Lots of amazing property for sale in the UK… islands, forts, windmills, water towers, manor houses, etc.

  24. CSS ICON — project by Wenting Zhang

    Icons drawn only with CSS, and very easy to copy. A bit ugly, but maybe a good inspiration for better… (via @simonw)

  25. I’m Google

    Lovely Tumblr of photographs, each one similar to the previous, but slightly different, gradually changing.

  26. Portfolios – Mark Hurrell | Lecture In Progress

    Sounds like good advice on creating a good design portfolio.

  27. No Moods, Ads or Cutesy Fucking Icons » “Humans”? They Weren’t Kidding.

    On why ‘Humans’ season one wasn’t that good. I mostly enjoyed it at the time but all this is true.

  28. Can we stop bad-mouthing CSS in developer talks, please? | Christian Heilmann

    On why CSS is complex and good enough not to deserve being put down by some developers. (via Jeremy Keith)