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  1. a clock where the time is in a song title

    I had this exact idea a few years back and started collating songs to use but only got as far as 1:45am. (via Waxy)

  2. Carl and the cookie and the Web – MetaGrrrl

    Dinah on your pal, Carl, and a cookie.

  3. Patrick Weaver - A Blog Post With Every HTML Element

    A really nice exploratory overview of HTML tags. (via adactio)

  4. SympaLists: Sympa hosting in Europe

    “an open source, scalable, and highly-customizable modern mailing-list manager.” Hosted from €2.30/month.

  5. CrowdView

    Search forums. (via Waxy)

  6. Metamodernism: A Brief Introduction | Notes on Metamodernism

    “…the discourse surrounding metamodernism engages with the resurgence of sincerity, hope, romanticism, affect, and the potential for grand narratives and universal truths, whilst not forfeiting all that we’ve learnt from postmodernism.”

  7. Wayback Downloads | Recover your website for only $11

    Sends you a tidied up package of website pages and assets from the Wayback Machine. (via Ask MetaFilter)

  8. PhD Simulator

    Surprisingly addictive, in a way that I imagine doing an actual PhD isn’t.

  9. The Visual Science Lab / Kirk: Walking around S. Congress Avenue today reveling in the sub-90° weather.

    I always enjoy his Austin photos, and this set gave me major nostalgia for distant visits to South Congress during SXSW.

  10. Joanne O’Leary · I was a coyote: Can you trust a horsewoman? · LRB 29 June 2023

    Interesting review of a book that’s conversations with an Iowan racehorse trainer by Kathryn Scanlan.

  11. Owen Hatherley · Wild and Tattered Kingdom: Fassbinder and His Friends · LRB 29 June 2023

    Hatherley writing about Ian Penman writing about Fassbinder (some of whose work I should really watch at some point).

  12. Is There An Illusion Of Moral Decline? - by Scott Alexander

    A critique of that previously-linked paper which seems good on a brief whizz through.

  13. The illusion of moral decline | Nature

    “…our studies show that the perception of moral decline is pervasive, perdurable, unfounded and easily produced.”

  14. Bad Waitress Service Industry Memoir

    “I suspect it’s easier to teach a waitress to be a writer than an intellectual to be a waiter.” (via Waxy)

  15. 45 Beech Street, Barbican, London (PDF)

    Proposal to redevelop the office building – the one off the Barbican “tunnel” – into a taller apartment building.

  16. Colin Burrow · Algorithmic Fanboy: Thick Rules and Thin · LRB 1 June 2023

    I found the distinction between “thick rules” (general guides) and “thin rules” (increasingly specific) useful.

  17. Headfirst

    Seems like a good guide to what’s on in Bristol.

  18. MetaFilterMetatalktail Hour: Drama Edition : MetaFilterMeta

    “Metafilter has had one or two dramatic moments in its four decades on the Internet. … Any dramatic moments stick out in your mind?”

  19. ‘Succession’ creator Jesse Armstrong is ready to talk about the series finale : NPR

    Interview. “It’s not that I don’t think people are capable of change or growth. I guess I would say they happen rarely, slowly and not necessarily all in one direction…” (via Ask MetaFilter)

  20. Dominic Kelly Acting Coach

    I’m sad that salon:collective has closed its doors, but the lovely and excellent Dom is still going.

  21. Cult Shop: are these the best old-school sandwiches in London? | Financial Times

    Coincidentally (having mentioned Paul Rothe & Son in that interview about Maison Bertaux).

  22. Bikepacking 101 Handbook -

    I have no plans to do this but I love a good introductory guide. (via FaveJet)

  23. Before You Go #2: Maison Bertaux - by The LiB team

    A chat with me about the patisserie in Soho in the London in Bits newsletter.

  24. Alan Sepinwall – Rolling Stone

    Some good and insightful (US) TV reviews and recaps. (via MetaFilter FanFare)

  25. Product design & UX design resources – Degreeless.Design

    Assuming these are good resources, I love things like this. Suggested sites and books to learn about design, starting with the basics. (via Web Curios)

  26. A Horse’s Remorse | Adam Thirlwell | The New York Review of Books

    I do like long articles about TV shows. Maybe I should get round to trying BoJack Horseman.

  27. PhotoSwipe: Responsive JavaScript Image Gallery

    Nice image lightbox thing, for future reference. (via Go Make Things)