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Michael Patrick Lynch: How to see past your own perspective and find truth | TED Talk
The more we read and watch online, the harder it becomes to tell the difference between what's real and what's fake. It's as if we know more but understand less, says philosopher Michael Patrick Lynch. In this talk, he dares us to take active steps to burst our filter bubbles and participate in the common reality that actually underpins everything.
echo-chamber  fake-news  filter-bubble  humility  ted  video 
3 days ago
Full Jordan Peterson Interview: "Sam Harris, the Intellectual Dark Web & the crisis of the left" - YouTube
Rebel Wisdom's David Fuller made the first full length documentary about Jordan Peterson, "Truth in the Time of Chaos", after interviewing him in Toronto last year.
intellectual-dark-web  interview  jordan-peterson  video  youtube 
3 days ago
Sex Research, Asian Discrimination, and #MeToo (Debra Soh Full Interview) - YouTube
Debra Soh (sex researcher) joins Dave to discuss her work as a sex researcher, the backlash to her article “Why Transgender Kids Should Wait to Transition,” Harvard’s admissions discriminating against asians, the #MeToo movement, and more.
dave-rubin  debra-soh  discrimination  feminism  gender  politics  science  video  youtube 
3 days ago
Quick Drone Video Of Ancient Pompeii Site So Far - YouTube
Becoming one of the largest archaeology sites in the world.
drone  history  roman  video  youtube 
4 days ago
The Dangers of Being a Web Developer - YouTube
Web development is an amazing field—easy to get into, straight forward to grow skills, great to build a reputation. The sky is the limit. It turns out, being a web developer is not all roses: on great opportunities that lead to obscure problems that ask for humble solutions. Talk by Jens Oliver Meiert.
video  web-development  youtube 
4 days ago
Boris and The Burka - YouTube
Pie pitches a new TV show whilst discussing the pros and cons of wearing a burka.
humor  islam  jonathan-pie  video  youtube 
4 days ago
IPIP NEO-PI, Introductory Information
The IPIP-NEO (International Personality Item Pool Representation of the NEO PI-R™) You can now choose between two versions of the IPIP-NEO The original IPIP-NEO The original IPIP-NEO inventory contains 300 items. Most people complete the inventory in 30-40 minutes.
big-five  personality-test 
4 days ago
US Multinationals Against TRUMP - VisualPolitik EN - YouTube
Convinced that the United States is being harmed and even "robbed" in its trade relations, in recent months Donald Trump has launched a tough protectionist policy and has multiplied tariffs.
donald-trump  politics  trade  video  youtube 
4 days ago
How the Normans changed the history of Europe - Mark Robinson - YouTube
In the year 1066, 7,000 Norman infantry and knights sailed in warships across the English Channel. Their target: England, home to more than a million people.
history  normans  video  youtube 
4 days ago
‘Thought Leader’ gives talk that will inspire your thoughts | CBC Radio (Comedy/Satire Skit) - YouTube
Self proclaimed “thought leader,” Pat Kelly gives his talk on “thought leadership” at the annual This Is That Talks in Whistler, B.C. In the seminar, Kelly covers: How to talk with your hands, how to get a standing ovation, and how to inspire people by saying nothing at all.
humor  video  youtube 
4 days ago
How to Upgrade Gatsby from v1 to v2 - YouTube
This video shows how to upgrade your Gatsby site from v1 to v2...without breaking a sweat!
gatsby  video  youtube 
4 days ago
What My Morning Journal Looks Like | The Blog of Author Tim Ferriss
History is littered with examples of successful (and unsuccessful) people who kept daily journals. It ranges from Marcus Aurelius to Ben Franklin, and from Mark Twain to George Lucas. But what on earth did they write about?
journaling  morning-routine 
4 days ago
SVG Filters: The Crash Course - Sara Soueidan - btconfMUC2018 on Vimeo
SVG Filters: The Crash Course When it comes to graphical effects on the Web, CSS has already come a long way in the last few years, with the introduction of CSS filters and blend modes a few years back.
presentation  sara-soueidan  svg  svg-filter  video  vimeo 
4 days ago
CSS Blender – A CSS Blend Modes Demoing Tool
This interactive demo is a demo for the article: Compositing and Blending In CSS. The image you upload will be blended with the background color of your choice using the background-blend-mode property. So, make sure you are viewing and using this demo in a browser that supports this property.
blend-mode  css  demo 
4 days ago
Compositing And Blending In CSS
If you’re a designer, then you’ve probably already come across blending effects some time or the other. Blending is one of the most frequently used effects in graphic and print design.
blend-mode  css 
4 days ago
Testing Components in React Using Jest: The Basics
Testing code is a confusing practice for many developers. That's understandable because writing tests requires more effort, time, and the ability to foresee possible use cases.
jest  react.js  testing 
4 days ago
Switch font color for different backgrounds with CSS | CSS-Tricks
Ever get one of those, "I can do that with CSS!" moments while watching someone flex their JavaScript muscles? That’s exactly the feeling I got while watching Dag-Inge Aas & Ida Aalen talk at CSSconf EU 2018.
color  contrast  css  design 
4 days ago
Trash rivers: these 10 rivers are responsible for most plastic that flows out to the seas | Big Think
Cheap, durable and multifunctional, plastic is one of humanity’s most successful inventions. From the 1950s to 2015, we’ve produced 8.3 billion metric tons of the stuff. By now, it’s everywhere. It’s also non-biodegradable. And that’s devastating the environment.
china  india  plastics  waste 
4 days ago
Stoicism and Christianity: Lessons, Similarities and Differences
Most people see Stoicism and Christianity as polar opposites, but the belief systems do overlap in several ways.
christianity  philosophy  religion  stoicism 
4 days ago
What is Typesetting? · An A List Apart Article
Typesetting is the most important part of typography, because most text is meant to be read, and typesetting involves preparing text for reading. You’re already great at typesetting. Think about it. You choose good typefaces. You determine font sizes and line spacing.
design  font  typography 
4 days ago
Elon Musk hatches plan to take Tesla private | Big Think
Tesla CEO Elon Musk shocked the markets on Tuesday with a series of tweets outlining the mercurial entrepreneur’s desire to take the company private. Investor support is confirmed. Only reason why this is not certain is that it’s contingent on a shareholder vote.
elon-musk  finance  tesla 
4 days ago
China is using bird drones to surveil citizens | Big Think
China has for years been using robotic doves—drones that look and fly like real birds—to surveil the skies over its provinces, marking one of the most peculiar parts of the nation’s widespread civilian surveillance program.
china  drone  surveilance 
4 days ago
A Stoic Response to Beauty
“To see the world in a grain of sand, and heaven in a wild flower; hold infinity in the palm of your hand, and eternity in an hour.” — William Blake, ‘Auguries of Innocence’ The Stoics aren’t exactly famous for their ideas about beauty, and it is easy to understand why.
beauty  philosophy  stoicism 
4 days ago
The Decline of the Humanities and What To Do About It - Quillette
It is edifying to note that recent data published by the National Association of Scholars shows Democrats outnumber Republicans at elite liberal arts universities in the United States by a ratio of 43:1 within Sociology.
education  university 
4 days ago
How the brain processes your memories in your sleep | Big Think
The squishy, three-pound objects we carry around in our heads—our brains!—are poorly understood. While any one of the behaviors that emerge from the 100 trillion synapses in our brains is worth examining, sleep is perhaps the most compelling.
brain  science  sleep 
4 days ago
Memento Mori Tattoos and Inspiration
There was a tradition in ancient Rome to celebrate the return of a victorious military general with a drawn out spectacle to sanctify the triumphant leader. On the day of his parade, the victor wore a crown and a purple, gold-adorned toga, otherwise reserved for kings.
memento-mori  philosophy  stoicism  tattoo 
4 days ago
History of Memento Mori
The one perennial truth – rich or not, successful or not, religious, philosophical, it doesn’t matter – you will die. From the beginning of time to the end, death is the one universal inescapable commonality. Kings or peasants, brilliant or stupid, everyone dies or is dead.
memento-mori  philosophy  stoicism 
4 days ago
Saucy Coconut Curry with Rice Noodles and Garden Vegetables. - Half Baked Harvest
Saucy Coconut Curry with Rice Noodles and Garden Vegetables. Best summer curry EVER. Make this curry with whatever you have on hand, I used a mix of sweet corn and zucchini, coconut milk, and rice noodles. Then add some heat with curry paste, and balance it all out with a squeeze of lime.
curry  noodle  recipe  rice-noodle 
6 days ago
What an Ancient Roman Shoe Found in a Well Tells Us About Fashion
We all know the ancient Romans were skilled engineers, constructing vast highways to cover the enormous lands they conquered. But did you know they were also fashionable? In the Empire, footwear was used as a status symbol in addition to providing warmth and protection.
fashion  roman  shoe 
6 days ago
Apollo is a team and community that maintain a set of decoupled components and standards that enable developers to get the most out of GraphQL. We think GraphQL is going to be a big part of the future of application development, and want to move toward that future as quickly as possible.
apollo  documentation  graphql 
6 days ago
Apollo GraphQL | Learn about the Apollo platform: Client, Engine, GraphQL servers, GraphQL support, and more.
Build and update application features without writing new endpoints. Just write a GraphQL query and Apollo gets the data for you. Best of all, Apollo integrates with the technology you're already using, so you can add it a little bit at a time.
apollo  graphql 
6 days ago
The Sunk Cost Fallacy – You Are Not So Smart
The Misconception: You make rational decisions based on the future value of objects, investments and experiences. The Truth: Your decisions are tainted by the emotional investments you accumulate, and the more you invest in something the harder it becomes to abandon it.
fallacy  psychology 
8 days ago
Intellectual Dark Web: New movement or just a rebranding of old ideas? | Big Think
sounds like a shady corner of the internet, a place to buy illicit David Foster Wallace novels or hook-up for a midnight rendezvous to discuss metamodernist urban planning.
8 days ago
Eleven Plants for Dum-Dums & Cool Ppl
This tropical is known for its huge, bright green, & handsomely notched leaves. It's dense shape will begin to stretch and climb a supporting structure over time.
gardening  inspiration  plants 
10 days ago
Just Do Something | The Minimalists
The iconic Nike slogan “Just Do It” is famous for a reason—like any helpful maxim, it’s pithy, instructive, and simple. But what if you don’t know what “it” is?
minimalism  purpose 
10 days ago
BBC - Future - What you should – and shouldn’t – do in a heatwave
With heatwaves everywhere from Japan to the UK, and Algeria to California, everyone has plenty of tips on how to keep cool. But which tips and facts stand up to scientific scrutiny?
health  heat 
10 days ago
GitHub - klauscfhq/taskbook: 📓 Tasks, boards & notes for the command-line habitat
By utilizing a simple and minimal usage syntax, that requires a flat learning curve, taskbook enables you to effectively manage your tasks and notes across multiple boards from within your terminal.
productivity  terminal  todo 
10 days ago
Gapminder: Unveiling the beauty of statistics for a fact based world view.
Imagine the world as a street. All houses are lined up by income, the poor living to the left and the rich to the right. Everybody else somewhere in between.
fact  knowledge  poor  rich  world 
10 days ago
Framer - Interactive Design and Prototyping Tool
Announcing Framer X. Join the waitlist. The design tool that does it all. Design. Prototype. Collaborate. Framer powers the product teams at Dropbox, Pinterest, Twitter, and thousands more. Try Framer Watch video Design anything for every platform. Yes, anything.
design  prototyping  ux 
10 days ago
Youxit: TV-Sender Tele 5 zieht sich von YouTube zurück und schimpft ‚YouTube, du Hure‘ in Richtung Google - GWB
Die Amerikaner und die großen US-Unternehmen sind für ihre nicht immer ganz so leicht nachvollziehbare Zensur-Politik bekannt. Da die meisten Europäer diese amerikanischen Plattformen nutzen, müssen sie sich wohl oder übel diesen Richtlinien beugen.
censorship  criticism  google  youtube 
11 days ago
Man and His Dog Collaborate on Madonna Album Cover Recreations
In 1989, Madonna sang the song “Express Yourself,” imploring listeners to do just that. Fashion photographer Vincent Flouret has taken her advice and even included the legendary singer in his creative pursuits.
dog  madonna  photography 
11 days ago
The Bullshit Web — Pixel Envy
My home computer in 1998 had a 56K modem connected to our telephone line; we were allowed a maximum of thirty minutes of computer usage a day, because my parents — quite reasonably — did not want to have their telephone shut off for an evening at a time.
bullshit  internet 
11 days ago
love & long distance - YouTube
Absence makes the heart grow fonder. Then get angry. Then paranoid. Then fonder again. Right?
long-distance  partnership  video  youtube 
15 days ago
Too Much of a Good Thing - YouTube
Let's be honest this entire video was just an excuse to make pancakes. But really there's some good stuff in here. I talk about the value of delayed gratification and why chasing ephemeral pleasures will distract you from a living a meaningful life.
minimalism  moderation  video  youtube 
15 days ago
FLIP Your 60 FPS Animations, FLIP ’Em Good – OutSystems Experts – Medium
I’ll let you in on a secret: If there’s one thing I love, it’s animating elements in mobile applications. Generally speaking, those are proven CSS3 animation guidelines that, once followed, will allow you to create fluid and smooth animations constantly running at 60 FPS.
animation  css  flip  javascript 
15 days ago
StyleURL works with your existing workflow. Make your CSS changes in Chrome and StyleURL exports them directly. When you create a StyleURL, it's stored in a Gist on GitHub, so that you can share and make changes easily.
css  extension  google-chrome  styling 
15 days ago
Tucson Mountain Retreat by Dust - CAANdesign | Architecture and home design blog
Restore and rejuvenate the penthouse suite within a 60s apartment tower
17 days ago
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