📑 Standard Notes | Nelson’s Log

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I love the voice of their help page. Someone very opinionated (in a good way) is building this product. I particularly like this quote: Your data is a liability to us, not an asset.  

👓 Zip codes vs census tracts | Nelson’s log

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A lot of digital maps use zip codes as a binning feature. Election maps, property value maps, pollution maps. But while zip codes are convenient and familiar there’s a much better set of poly…

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I’m spending some time this morning unliking/unfollowing corporate accounts in Facebook in lieu of following their websites via RSS. Since Facebook’s algorithmic feed isn’t really helping them, prioritizing them, or presenting them to me the way I like (without inordinate work) it just feels so useless. For the most part I’m reading most of them elsewhere anyway.

👓 Perspective | At U.S. Open, power of Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka is overshadowed by an umpire’s power play | Washington Post

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‘A career of pushing boundaries': How Serena Williams has rewritten rules for women in tennis

Chair umpire Carlos Ramos managed to rob not one but two players in the women’s U.S. Open final. Nobody has ever seen anything like it: An umpire so wrecked a big occasion that both players, Naomi Osaka and Serena Williams alike, wound up distraught with tears streaming down their faces during the trophy presentation and an incensed crowd screamed boos at the court. Ramos took what began as a minor infraction and turned it into one of the nastiest and most emotional controversies in the history of tennis, all because he couldn’t take a woman speaking sharply to him.

👓 The crisis isn’t Trump. It’s his Republican enablers. | Vox

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Trump’s flaws lie in plain sight. It’s the GOP that pretends blindness.

👓 Caught mid-flow: the “Baldwin effect” | The Economist

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While most side-blotched lizards living in the Mojave desert match the colour of its sand, those

👓 Sami Keijonen’s Foxland Themes and Plugins are Now Available for Free | WP Tavern

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WordPress theme designer and developer Sami Keijonen has made all of his theme and plugin products at Foxland available for free. Keijonen’s WordPress.org-hosted themes are active on more tha…

🔖 WordCamp for Publishers 2018 Videos Now Available on WordPress.tv

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👓 The debt metaphor in software development | Andy Sylvester

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In a new post, Ward Cunningham shares his thoughts on the “debt metaphor” in software development. One of the points he brings out is that programming can be thought of as making decisions now on the functionality of the program and deferring others to a later time (debt), with the understanding...

📺 “Crimson Tide (1995) | Hollywood Pictures

Watched Crimson Tide (1995) from Hollywood Pictures
Directed by Tony Scott. With Gene Hackman, Denzel Washington, Matt Craven, George Dzundza. On a U.S. nuclear missile sub, a young First Officer stages a mutiny, to prevent his trigger happy Captain from launching his missiles, before confirming his orders to do so.