Read The latest excuses for Trump’s ‘white power’ tweet reveal his weakness by Greg SargentGreg Sargent (Washington Post)
President Trump’s reelection message is that white America is under siege — that white Americans are on the losing end of a race war. But what if white America — or, at least, a large chunk of it — isn’t buying the story that Trump is peddling?
Read A Number Theorist Who Solves the Hardest Easy Problems by Erica KlarreichErica Klarreich (Quanta Magazine)
In his rapid ascent to the top of his field, James Maynard has cut a path through simple-sounding questions about prime numbers that have stumped mathematicians for centuries.
A paragraph or two on some of the more technical aspects would have been better than some of the hero-worship and seeming lone-genius narrative that was developed here. Use the particulars about the person to develop some interest in the mathematics and its history.
Read Fun and Done by David BryantDavid Bryant (disquisitioner.com)
Success! As the result of today's project day at IndieWebCamp West I now have a working color scheme selector. In the upper right corner of this page you'll see a slider that'll let you choose a light or dark color scheme for this and every other page on my site. Most of the implementation is nearly...
Read IndieWebCamp West -- Learn + Do by David BryantDavid Bryant (disquisitioner.com)
Excellent first day yesterday at IndieWebCamp West with site demos that inspired and sessions that informed. I saw several folks with light/dark color theme selectors on their sites so that's my primary task for today's "hands-on" project day. I also got some great glimpses at site automation tools ...
Read Are Micropub Queries the missing link? by Grant RichmondGrant Richmond (grant.codes)
With IndieWebCamp West just about to start I figured this would be a good time to write up some of my thoughts on one of the missing pieces of the IndieWeb ecosystem: Micropub Queries.What is Micropub The quick version is that Micropub is an open standard to allow publishing to your own website from...
The session that this post kicked off may have been one of the most interesting ones at IndieWebCamp West this weekend.
Read Adding Syndication Urls to My Posts by Ana Ulin (anaulin.org)
Inspired by this weekend’s IndieWebCamp West, I added support to record and display syndication urls for my posts on this site.
The indieweb community encourages posting your content to your own site, and then liberally sharing either copies or links elsewhere on the web. The idea is that you own...
Read Carl Reiner, Comedy Legend and ‘Dick Van Dyke Show’ Creator, Dies at 98 by Carmel Dagan (Variety)
Carl Reiner, the writer, producer, director and actor who was part of Sid Caesar’s legendary team and went on to create “The Dick Van Dyke Show” and direct several hit films, has …
The last of the old school Borsch Belt is disappearing…