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  1. The Eudora™ Email Client Source Code – Core+ – Medium

    Release of the source code and an all-too brief history of Eudora. (via Daring Fireball)

  2. The spectacular power of Big Lens | The long read | News | The Guardian

    On the Italian company that makes a large proportion of the world’s glasses frames merging with the French company that makes a large proportion of the world’s glasses lenses. Fascinating. (via @antimega)

  3. The cultural shift from not selling out to blowing up

    “…hip hop won and indie rock lost (culturally speaking) and as a result, blowing up has become preferable to not selling out.”

  4. Zno - next gen photobooks, Layflat Photo Books…

    Because I came across these a couple of weeks ago and then forgot the name, unsurprisingly. (via The Online Photographer)

  5. An Algorithmic Investigation of the Highfalutin ‘Poet Voice’ - Atlas Obscura

    Trying to nail down exactly what makes a Poet Voice. (via Buckslip)

  6. Bloomberg Opinion - Money Stuff

    Matt Levine’s weekdaily email is so good. US-focused business/finance, clearly written (some of it a bit over my head), a personality, some great lines, and lots of it.

  7. Travel on paper

    Lots of nice old transport and holiday posters for sale. (via Things Magazine)

  8. Local by Flywheel | Local WordPress development made simple

    Seems like a nice way to do this, but I’ll forget what it’s called within a day, so.

  9. The best of Python: a collection of my favorite articles from 2017 and 2018 (so far)

    Some useful stuff for me. But also, more generally, a great example of a useful collection of recent articles around one topic. Lovely. (via @simonw)

  10. How to work with Londoners: a guide for foreigners.

    Alex’s good matter-of-fact guide to the practical realities of getting started with making contacts and generating work.

  11. Does everyone appreciate how much attention to detail goes into Beyoncé’s work?

    I marvelled at the practicalities of her Coachella show, quite aside from the more obviously marvel-worthy aspects of it. Logistics. How do you do that?

  12. feedBase

    Dave Winer’s new site where you upload your RSS reader’s OPML file and see what other people subscribe to.

  13. The Annual Register - Wikipedia

    It “is a long-established reference work, written and published each year, which records and analyses the year’s major events, developments and trends throughout the world. It was first written in 1758…”

  14. Vadik Marmeladov

    Archived copy of his website, pre-LOT-2046, with his “Codes of Practice”. Mainly for the long-term thinking. (via Warren Ellis)

  15. Silicon Valley Is Turning Into Its Own Worst Fear

    We talk about regulating the ethics of AIs but we can’t even do it for companies.

  16. Why We Forget Most of the Books We Read - The Atlantic

    I read this a few days ago and it was good and explained a lot but I can’t remember much of it now.

  17. Building a combined stream of recent additions using the Django ORM

    Very handy. I’ve tried a couple of laborious ways of doing the same in the past, probably before `.union()` appeared.

  18. Offscreen Magazine Interview — by Craig Mod

    Really nice piece. Thoughtful, pragmatic, calm. On books, working out what scale of effect gives you satisfaction, pace, depth, connectivity. (via Warren Ellis)

  19. How do you set limits on client feedback? - Work clients design | Ask MetaFilter

    I don’t think I’m ever in this situation but there’s useful stuff in these answers.

  20. In The Eternal Inferno, Fiends Torment Ronald Coase With The Fate Of His Ideas – The Yorkshire Ranter

    I imagine this as a chapter in a book called “How the Modern World Works”, which would make you go, “Ohhh, yes, that explains that mess.”

  21. Louis Rossetto on Vimeo

    Louis has uploaded a bunch of old Wired videos. (via @guydeboredom)

  22. GitHub - kennethreitz/requests-html: HTML Parsing for Humans™

    Python web requests and page scraping. Looks like it might be a bit easier than BeautifulSoup. (via @simonwillison)

  23. Bee Wilson reviews ‘The Littlehampton Libels’ by Christopher Hilliard · LRB 8 February 2018

    A lovely article about a woman writing very sweary anonymous letters to her neighbours in Littlehampton in the 1920s.

  24. Don’t Be Evil

    Interview with Fred Turner. 1960s New Left vs New Communalism, techno-utopianism, the politics of infrastructure, “Burning Man is to the tech world what the 19th century Protestant church was to the factory”, the electronic frontier. (via @michalmigurski)

  25. Onym

    Nice long list of dictionaries and tools and things to help with coming up with names for things. (via Tom Taylor)