Sunday, September 6, 2015

What have I been reading this week? (20150906)


- How The Ballpoint Pen Killed Cursive
- Why is Windows lying about what root certificates it trusts? HA
- Telephone Keypad Design
- An Important But Rarely Discussed Lesson of the Stanford Prison Experiment
- Scientific method: Statistical errors
- Thinking too much: self-generated thought as the engine of neuroticism: Trends in Cognitive Sciences


- Fibonacci Flim-Flam.
- Google Starts Deprecating Web Hosting Support In Google Drive
- How A Powerful Criminal Network Infiltrated The Bank Of England
- Behind Deadly Tianjin Blast Shortcuts and Lax Rules
- Reason as memetic immune disorder


- The Johnson County War: 1892 Invasion of Northern Wyoming
- HP told some employees to choose between becoming contractors with no benefits or being fired without severance
- The man who sold his startup for $2.5b says it's made him miserable


- Exploiting Ripple Transaction Ordering For Fun And Profit
- You Don't Have to Be Good at Math to Learn to Code
- I Was Intimidated by Coding Until I Learned This Secret Strategy: Googling
- Learning to code: do I need to be good at maths?
- Rackspace's Major Hayden on how to deal with impostor syndrome


- Neural Networks Types and Functional Programming -- colah's blog
- It s probably a myth that we re not getting enough sleep
- Space Station Virtual Tour
- Evidence that Earth's first mass extinction was caused by critters not catastrophe
- The mysterious origins of punctuation

Above was generated by a homegrown bolt-on script for Wallabag, which is a free utility for capturing web content so that it can be read later.