370 completely different Apple Logos

Het meest Apple ding ooit: elke journalist die uitgenodigd werd voor de persconferentie op 30 oktober kreeg een ander Apple-logo opgestuurd.

Adobe’s chief product officer Scott Belsky on bringing Photoshop to the iPad

Nilay Patel interviewde Scott Belsky voor The Verge:

I’m going to go on a limb here and say that the era of the file is over. I think that a creation is really a combination of components. Look at a Photoshop “file.” What is it really? It’s a collection of fonts, images and layers of edits and other things taken in from other places, composited together. It’s a collection. All those components, those ingredients of that composition both still exist in their original form as well as their combined altered form, which is ultimately the composition you’re making in a PSD.

Wij zijn de Malinwa, en zij hebben het vergooid

Matthias-van-de-voetbal in De Morgen:

En toen kwamen zij. Ze hadden alles: geld en eigendunk, geld en roemzucht, geld en de vaste overtuiging dat de club hen toebehoorde en het instrument was van hun wanen. Ze hadden alles, behalve het enige dat telt: liefde en eergevoel.

Ik slaap er al enkele nachten niet van en wou er ook iets over neerpennen, maar beter dan hem kan ik het nooit.

Trots op onze kleuren, al zijn ze deze week wat vervaald.

A Young Activist’s Advice: Vote, Shave Your Head and Cry Whenever You Need To

Emma González, een tiener die school liep tijdens de Parkland shooting:

On the 16th, I was asked to speak at a gun control rally by a woman on the school board. For what seemed like the first time, adults were treating me and my peers as though they cared about what we had to say.

Memo to the media: Stop spreading Trump’s fake news

Greg Sargent in The Washington Post:

It is a great irony of the current political moment: By broadcasting forth Trump’s lies in tweets and headlines — while declining to inform readers that they are just that, and while burying the truth deep within accompanying articles — the organizations that Trump regularly derides as “fake news” are themselves spreading a species of fake news.

Near Term Human Extinction

T.A. Fave op Medium:

Near-term human extinction is a real concern. It is not only possible, it is probable. We have already locked in several degrees over what has ever been experienced by the species homo. We are not yet experiencing the warming that is a result of carbon dioxide added in the last ten years. Climate change that we see is far from being a knee jerk reaction of the environment. We are always about ten years behind.

How a Fortnite squad of scientists is hoping to defeat climate change

Geniaal idee.

The Verge:

Every Sunday for two hours, Drake jumps into Fortnite, bringing climate-themed guests — such as Dessler and Peter Griffith, the founding director of NASA’s Carbon Cycle and Ecosystems Office — with him. While they play (and stream to Twitch), they chat about climate change. The three-month-old squad has set out to make climate change information accessible to Fortnite fans.


So far, the public service these scientists are doing isn’t getting a ton of traction. Journalists (hi again!) and people on Science Twitter think it’s great, but Drake reports there are only about three to five “regulars” who tune in to every stream and ask questions. Drake hopes that number will increase and notes his sessions get a few dozen more viewers once they go up on YouTube; he’s also expanding his efforts to a game called Eco that is entirely focused on mitigating climate change.

Growing Anti-Semitism in Germany – ‘We Are Facing a Monster’

Charlotte Knobloch in een interview in Der Spiegel. Wie is die vrouw?

Charlotte Knobloch was born in Munich in 1932. She avoided deportation when a former family servant claimed she was her own daughter out of wedlock. Her father survived the war as a forced laborer. Knobloch has been president of the Israeli Cultural Union for Munich and Upper Bavaria since 1985. From 2006 to 2010, she was president of the Central Council for Jews in Germany.

Niet niemand, dus. En wat heeft ze te zeggen?

Personally, I feel like it is 1928 again.

En ook:

My hopes are very much pinned on young people who are more interested in the history of their own country than was the case 10 or 15 years ago.