The Cut: Many of the tasks once viewed as integral components of adulthood — the ones I pantomimed while “playing house” as a child — are no longer mandatory. With money and a smartphone, you can outsource anything. Het internet als de perfecte vervanger van uw mama.
Veel properder. You can just launch the Terminal by searching for it in Spotlight and run the following command: defaults write com.apple.finder CreateDesktop false
The three most harmful addictions are heroin, carbohydrates, and a monthly salary. Nassim Nicholas Taleb (via Craig Mod)
Héérlijk! This makes it the ideal dinner party trick, sitting perfectly in the center of a Venn diagram where “looks impressive” and “not a ton of work” overlap.
Julia Alexander op The Verge: YouTube’s pitch decks to advertisers increasingly seem to feature videos from household celebrity names, not creative amateurs. And the creators who have found the most success playing into the platform’s algorithms have all demonstrated profound errors in judgment, turning themselves into cultural villains instead of YouTube’s most cherished assets. En: […]
Het is waar, want het stond in de gazet: ’t Is weer crisis in ’t onderwijs. Zowat de enige staatsbevoegdheid waar het alle hens aan dek is als blijkt dat het niet zo denderend loopt. Iets waar menig treinkiezende pendelaar immens jaloers op kan zijn. Nu, ja, men spreekt altijd over “het onderwijs” of “de […]
Cory Doctorow op Boing Boing: Now, with the future of Brexit in doubt, there’s reason to worry that these terror cells will exact vengeance on the UK. Yesterday, a video surfaced of British soldiers using a picture of Jeremy Corbyn — who could well be the next Prime Minister of Britain — for target practice.
Altijd interessant, zo’n artikels zoals deze van Lenny Rachitsky: Since leaving a few weeks ago, before I get too deep into starting my own thing again, I‘ve been jotting down my biggest lessons from these experiences. I quickly realized I should share these lessons with anyone else working to build their own company.
Filosoof Roman Krznaric: We treat the future like a distant colonial outpost devoid of people, where we can freely dump ecological degradation, technological risk, nuclear waste and public debt, and that we feel at liberty to plunder as we please.