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The Saturn Pluto Cycle: Archetypes and History – Jessica Davidson
How Saturn-Pluto cycles have affected humans, the last three cycles
saturn  pluto  cycle  astrology  history  timeline  reference  Q2  2019 
8 weeks ago by csrollyson
Technical writer - Wikipedia
Hreat starting place to put technical writing in context. Note adjacency to UX
writer  technical  profession  career  reference  history  definition  csr19 
9 weeks ago by csrollyson
The Origins of Silicon Valley: Why and How It Happened | Paul Wesling IEEE
A truly historical account of #Silicon #Valley's origins of culture and business models by a man who's been steeped in it #kudos
**Video of the slides/lecture => https://youtu.be/lRDB_W6POys
history  culture  engineering  innovation  VCs.angels  siliconvalley  california  sanfrancisco  model  network  ham  radio  stanford  university  professor  hp  war  depression  bullsi  reference 
may 2019 by csrollyson
10 Natural Sleep Aids: What Works and Why | Mark's Daily Apple
List of herbal sleep remedies with good explanations of their history and how they work
sleep  supplement  herb  history  brain  function  reference  health  wellness  paleo 
may 2019 by csrollyson
We Want Quadstock – The Index
Contributed memories and ideas for reviving K College's Quadstock
kalamazoo  college  history  music  art  concert  event  1980  1981  csrblogcomment 
april 2019 by csrollyson
Human migration sparked by wars, disasters, and now climate | National Geographic Australia - National Geographic
Forced #migration throughout #human history due to war+environment; soon #climate #change will probably be the major driver as drought, flooding & #water shortages increase #refugee
migration  history  war  climate  persecution  africa  asia  europe  america  australia  global  19eyz  ancient  change  forced  refugee  human 
april 2019 by csrollyson
UNHCR - The 1951 Refugee Convention
Here is the conference and documentation underlying #refugees' #legal #status globally #forced #migration
refugee  law  19eyz  1951  unitednations  global  human  rights  legal  status  forced  migration  asylum  reference  history 
april 2019 by csrollyson
Creating a Holistic Visitor Experience | AASLH
[commented] Insightful story about museums discovering the power of member #journey #experience #maps for #museum #visits #customer #CX
customer  member  experience  journey  map  example  museum  tennessee  csrblogcomment  csr19  history  heritage  touchpoint 
april 2019 by csrollyson
Documentary Film Guide | Women + Film
[Cause focused] #Documentary #film guide includes helpful lists of must-see films, #fundraising sources, top #women #filmmakers ^cr
documentary  film  women  guide  list  directory  cause  social  impact  investor  director  filmmaker  fundraising  history  story  19eyz  reference 
april 2019 by csrollyson
First Person: Five Things I Learned in Syrian Refugee Camps
5 examples of #Syrian #refugee #children [2013]: lack of mental health support for orphans, schooling, basic needs; why the number of refugees is underreported ^cr
2013  history  syria  refugee  19eyz  bullsi  camp  jordan  turkey  orphan  children  example  war  displacement  2million 
march 2019 by csrollyson
The Economics of Film Festivals - SmartAsset
Helpful background to a major part of the "film economy": Summarizes #film #festivals' value propositions for #filmmakers, #investors, directors, distributors
film  festival  economics  business  distribution  history  ROI  filmmaker  investor  value  proposition  town  local  economy  directory  19eyz  reference 
march 2019 by csrollyson
Paleo Diet Evidence
Concise rationale and description of the #paleo #diet major sources + links to studies
paleo  diet  summary  reference  literature  review  synopsis  q3  2018  history  whole  food  comparison  process 
march 2019 by csrollyson
Syrian refugee crisis: Facts, FAQs, and how to help | World Vision
Useful resource page on the #Syrian #refugee crisis: how it developed, stats, timeline, aid efforts, many other links + how to help
syria  refugee  crisis  aid  history  timeline  Statistics  video  story  19eyz  bullsi  ngo  turkey  lebanon  iraq  jordan  europe 
march 2019 by csrollyson
Are Potatoes Paleo? / Ultimate Paleo Guide
Potatoes contain a natural toxin called saponin. Researchers haven’t studied saponin much, but it is thought that is causes nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea in some people
potato  paleo  primal  pointofview  starch  sweet  comparison  nutrition  history 
february 2019 by csrollyson
What is at Stake in Venezuela: National Sovereignty
Incisive analysis of #Trump Admin designs on #Latin #America, #Venezuela
venezuela  latin  america  analysis  usa  monroe  doctrine  trump  2020  election  history  international  politics 
february 2019 by csrollyson
Scientific totalism
Argues that science asserts that it is the only authority for explaining the world; self-referentially it discredits anything that isn't "scientific"
science  totalism  authoritarianism  history  church  renaissance  pointofview  astrology  spirituality  proof 
february 2019 by csrollyson
What Patients Say, What Doctors Hear. Doctor-patient Communication
Physician shares experiences and statistics of patient–physician communication
medicine  sh1  sh3  18sbx  communication  Statistics  example  social  memory  physician  patient  EMR  history 
february 2019 by csrollyson
My Two-Decade Journey with Cancer Immunotherapy
Different, specific, and long: very informed Lymphoma survivor champions immunotherapy, including CAR-T, reviews its progress
sh1  bullsi  cartcell  advocate  18sbx  immunotherapy  history  treatment  ws3  bullsi2 
february 2019 by csrollyson
Early History of the Kryptonite Bicycle Lock
The origins and early history of the Kryptonite lock, up until the K4
cycling  history  lock  security  company  invention  mechanic  design  photo  founder  1987 
february 2019 by csrollyson
Clarinet vs Oboe - Difference and Comparison | Diffen
Nice detail comparing oboe and clarinet. the whole site does this so compare any two instruments (and other things)
music  comparison  instrument  clarinet  oboe  tool  history  usage  website 
january 2019 by csrollyson
The Left Case Against the EU (1/2)
Bitter reflections on Greece’s capitulation to EU institutions argues no evolution is possible, they are too brittle
greece  europe  union  euro  analysis  pointofview  negotiation  history  Q1  2019  uk  brexit  grexit  ruling  class  elite  socialism  ecb  bank  control  democracy 
january 2019 by csrollyson
House (astrology) - Wikipedia
Useful overview of house systems and history
astrology  reference  house  system  history  life  domain 
december 2018 by csrollyson
French President Macron Praises Nazi-Collaborating Leader, Whitewashing World War I Bloodbath
interesting and credible to me reflections on WWI, WWII andnPetain’s role and significance in each
colony  france  germany  war  wwi  wwii  hero  president  collaboration  nazi  africa  trump  centennial  history  culture  europe  usa  socialism 
november 2018 by csrollyson
Alex Kozinski - Wikipedia
Background on USA judicial system—and relation to Brett Kavanaugh
usa  judiciary  california  judge  sexuality  abuse  history  reference  court 
october 2018 by csrollyson
Historical Cooking: Native American Corn Recipes
Great Native American culture site; this post on corn
native  american  indian  food  recipe  corn  history  howto  culture 
august 2018 by csrollyson
Jim Thorpe - Wikipedia
Incredible life of all around amateur and professional athlete
usa  culture  history  native  american  athlete  olympics  reference  football  baseball  basketball  pioneer  racism 
july 2018 by csrollyson
50 Seriously Amazing And Weird Places You Never Knew Existed | History Daily
Arranges historical photos into themed collections; kind of like Ripley's Believe It Or Not
history  photo  website  exceptional 
july 2018 by csrollyson
The Rise of the Beer Can - The Atlantic
Brief history of the can as beer (and other) packaging + the environmental impact of bottles v cans
aluminum  can  beer  history  environment  impact  mineral  china  Q3  2018  australia 
july 2018 by csrollyson
The Midwest Is Getting Drenched, And It’s Causing Big Problems | FiveThirtyEight
The challenge of using data of past storms to predict the future and build #stormwater #infrastructure @metroplanners
climate  change  flood  rain  weather  usa  midwest  minnesota  Q2  2018  basement  stormwater  Statistics  history  prediction  disaster  recovery  plan  prepare  example 
may 2018 by csrollyson
The Birth of the New American Aristocracy - The Atlantic
Velvet glove rebuke of the “9.9%” upper middle class - and a warning for how all historical aristocracies end + call for [democrat] government to dismantle aristocracy. ironically it fails to acknowledge that government stewards are part of the aristocracy, with very few exceptions ;~{
class  history  usa  europe  aristocracy  social  higher  educatio.  realestate  government  income  tax  loophole  politics  trump  clinton  2016  election  rage  inequality  democracy  Q2  2018  community  network  entitlement 
may 2018 by csrollyson
The Mueller investigation reaches its one-year mark - The Atlantic
Summary & perspective on Mueller’s special investigation: special investigators during Bush Reagan Clinton & Nixon presidencies lasted years
trump  russia  mueller  special  investigation  executive  summary  clinton  bush  reagan  nixon  history  collusion  election  2016  oligarch  laundering  money  Q2  2018 
may 2018 by csrollyson
Why Silicon Valley can’t fix itself | News | The Guardian
Superb: Why “tech #humanism” could help #SilconValley maintain its #monopoly on our attention—and how to democratize #tech
siliconvalley  facebook  stevejobs  apple  hightech  humanism  power  technology  human  history  cyborg  evolution  democracy  elite  business  model  google  attention  addiction 
may 2018 by csrollyson
Chicago Community Trust - Wikipedia
Very short treatment of the CCT's definition; follow links for more depth
chicago  nonprofit  foundation  reference  community  history  empowerment  drivetotrust  philanthropy  grant  partnership  equality 
april 2018 by csrollyson
The Plunging Morale of America’s Service Members - The Atlantic
US Marine’s poignant analysis & reflection on the lack of mission, care, integrity & leadership [the USA in desperate need of King energy]
warrior  marine  soldier  usa  king  Q2  2018  reflection  history  exceptional  vietnam  was  obama  trump  policy  mission  congress  state  department  dod  iraq  afghanistan  wwii 
april 2018 by csrollyson
Don’t let Brexit undermine Ireland’s peace | Hillary Clinton | Opinion | The Guardian
Hillary Clinton remembers the importance of women in nogitiating the Good Friday Agreement
ireland  brexit  border  pointofview  clinton  history  women  politics  poverty  security  civil  war  terror 
april 2018 by csrollyson
BBC - Travel - Why Switzerland never takes sides
Short riff on Swiss history, and how economics led to its neutrality over time
switzerland  neutrality  history  mercenary  wwii  politics  culture  france  italy 
march 2018 by csrollyson
Suit (cards) - Wikipedia
Fascinating: short description of origins and development of playing card suit symbolism
history  reference  symbol  card  tarot  china  egypt  rank  play  gamble  italy  spain  france  germany  portugal  japan  switzerland  game 
february 2018 by csrollyson
Russian Nationals Indicted For Allegedly Interfering in the 2016 Election - The Atlantic
Must read: the full indictment of 13 Russian citizens for interfering in the 2016 U.S. presidential election
mueller  indictment  reference  q1  2018  investigation  russia  interference  2016  election  history  fraud 
february 2018 by csrollyson
When Criminalizing The Poor Goes High-Tech - CityLab
New digital control systems for welfare benefits suffer poor design, result in tragedy while they try to boost efficiency
poverty  homeless  book  analysis  digital  control  system  welfare  benefit  healthcare  story  example  usa  accessibility  q1  2018  history  poor  inequality  bias  racism  drivetotrust  sustdev  commhealth 
february 2018 by csrollyson
Roger Corman - Wikipedia
Encyclopaedic career of independent filmmaker
film  movie  director  producer  science  fiction  reference  history  pioneer  horror 
january 2018 by csrollyson
Tech.Co Has Been Acquired by Global Digital Media Business
[commented] Frank & Jen exit, sell TechCo(cktail) to UK media firm
chicago  hightech  exit  web2.0  history  csrblogcomment  q1  2018  media  event 
january 2018 by csrollyson
I Ching - Wikipedia
Background on ancient Chinese prediction practice
china  culture  mysticism  iching  prediction  reference  history 
january 2018 by csrollyson
How Dirt Could Save Us From Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs | WIRED
Antibiotic drug development low while antibiotic resistance grows bc pharma wants profit. here’s a new way..
science  drug  discovery  dna  Q1  2018  earth  method  resistence  pharma  ethics  archeology  Newyorkcity  history  bacteria  example  superbug  culture 
january 2018 by csrollyson
Velocipede - Wikipedia
The first bicycle, une vélocipède, a été inventée en France
cycling  workout  17bern  bicycle  history  france 
november 2017 by csrollyson
Penny-farthing - Wikipedia
The penny-farthing history & physics, plus comparison to "modern" equal-wheeled bikes
cycling  workout  17bern  bicycle  history  1800  1900  UK  USA  France  howto  physics  design  comparison  reference 
november 2017 by csrollyson
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