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Feed as gardenback to top 💐 Orion and the Running Man 💐 DART vs Dimorphos 💐 3D Bennu 💐 Jones Emberson 1 💐 Crescent Moon Occultation 💐 Arp 78: Peculiar Galaxy in Aries 💐 The Hydra Cluster of Galaxies 💐 Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 1365 from Webb 💐 2023 CX1 Meteor Flash 💐 ZTF meets ATLAS 💐 Nacreous Clouds over Lapland 💐 Magellanic Clouds over Chile 💐 Polaris and the Trail of Comet ZTF 💐 NGC 2626 along the Vela Molecular Ridge 💐 Reflections on the 1970s 💐 Comet ZTF over Mount Etna 💐 Comet ZTF: Orbital Plane Crossing 💐 Active Galaxy NGC 1275 💐 Naked Eye Comet ZTF 💐 The Seagull Nebula 💐 Galaxy Wars: M81 and M82 💐 Young Star Cluster NGC 346 💐 Stardust in Perseus 💐 Perihelion Sun 2023

🌲 Public Domain Review

Feed as gardenback to top 🌲 Picturing Pregnancy in Early Modern Europe 🌲 “March of Intellect” Cartoons (1828–29) 🌲 Atlas of the Munsell Color System (1915) 🌲 Law and Ordure: Scatalogic Rites of All Nations (1891) 🌲 Images from the Collective Unconscious: Olga Fröbe-Kapteyn and the Eranos Archive 🌲 Dool-Hoff: A Dutch Maze with New Jerusalem at its Centre (1705) 🌲 Levi Walter Yaggy’s Geographical Maps and Charts (1887/93) 🌲 Downhill from Here: The Slant Book (1910) 🌲 The Emancipatory Visions of a Sex Magician: Paschal Beverly Randolph’s Occult Politics 🌲 Many-Colored Misdirection: Concealing-Coloration in the Animal Kingdom (1909) 🌲 John H. White’s Photographs of Black Chicago for DOCUMERICA (1973–74) 🌲 A Treatise Concerning the Properties and Effects of Coffee (1792) 🌲 Introducing PDR Revisited 🌲 Illusory Wealth: Victor Dubreuil’s Cryptic Currencies 🌲 James Ensor, The Deadly Sins (ca. 1904) 🌲 Frost Flowers on the Windows (1899) 🌲 Battles of the Sexes: Duels between Women and Men in 1400s Fechtbücher 🌲 William James on the Stream of Consciousness (1890) 🌲 Wheels Within Wheels: The “Flammarion Engraving” (ca. 1888) 🌲 Visualising Bubbles (1500–1906) 🌲 Unnatural Selection: Emil Schachtzabel’s Pigeon Prachtwerk (1906) 🌲 Unai no tomo: Catalogues of Japanese Toys (1891–1923) 🌲 Trimalchio in Newburyport: Timothy Dexter’s A Pickle for the Knowing Ones (1848) 🌲 Trade Edition of Affinities Now Available for Pre-order 🌲 Top 10 Most Read Pieces from 2022 🌲 Top 10 Most Read Pieces from 2021 🌲 The Turns of the Turnverein: Heinrich Hamann’s Gymnastic Photographs (ca. 1902) 🌲 The Tanzmasken of Lavinia Schulz and Walter Holdt (ca. 1924) 🌲 The Stream of Time (1803–58) 🌲 “The Rainbow for their Guide”: Mary Gartside’s New Theory of Colours (1808) 🌲 The Procession of the Months (ca. 1889) 🌲 The Polyhedral Perspective 🌲 The Launch of Our Mid-Year Fundraiser! 🌲 The Launch of Our End-of-Year Fundraiser! 🌲 The Kumatologist: Vaughan Cornish’s Wave Studies (1910–14) 🌲 The Kept and the Killed 🌲 The Holkham Bible Picture Book (ca. 1330) 🌲 The Encyclopedia of Light 🌲 The Discarnates: Thomas Carlyle in the Spirit-World (1920) 🌲 The Book of Bread (1903) 🌲 The Blood Collages of John Bingley Garland (ca. 1850–60) 🌲 Synaesthesia’s Colour Debut (1883) 🌲 “Spontaneous Revolutions”: Darwin’s Diagrams of Plant Movement 🌲 Snowball Fights in Art (1400–1946) 🌲 Shores of the Polar Sea (1878) 🌲 Shadows from the Walls of Death (1874) 🌲 Resurrection on Repeat: Rules and Orders of the Humane Society (1787) 🌲 Reciting Pictures: Buddhist Texts for the Illiterate 🌲 Proust’s Pinks 🌲 Precedents of the Unprecedented: Black Squares Before Malevich 🌲 Portrait of Charlotte du Val d’Ognes (1801) 🌲 Portrait of a Scaphander 🌲 Playing Indian: Cummings’ Indian Congress at Coney Island (1903) 🌲 Philipp Hainhofer’s Große Stammbuch (1596–1633) 🌲 Phantom Bouquets: Two Books on the Art of Skeleton Leaves (1864) 🌲 Petrified Waters: The Artificial Grottoes of the Renaissance and Beyond 🌲 Peter Fabris’ Illustrations for William Hamilton’s Campi Phlegraei (1776–79) 🌲 “Pajamas from Spirit Land”: Searching for William James 🌲 Out on the Town: Magnus Hirschfeld and Berlin’s Third Sex 🌲 Ostentatio Genitalium in Renaissance Art 🌲 Orra White Hitchcock’s Scientific Illustrations for the Classroom (1828–40) 🌲 Of Angel and Puppet: Klee, Rilke, and the Test of Innocence 🌲 “Mother Will Be Pleased”: How It Feels to Be Run Over (1900) 🌲 Mighty Mikko: A Book of Finnish Fairy Tales and Folk Tales (1922) 🌲 Luigi Russolo’s Cacophonous Futures 🌲 Love and Longing in the Seaweed Album 🌲 Little Switzerlands: Alpine Kitsch in England 🌲 Last Order Dates for the Holiday Season - 2022 🌲 Knowledge by the Pound: The Renowned History of Giles Gingerbread (1768) 🌲 Jumbo’s Ghost: Elephants and Machines in Motion 🌲 Judith Sargent Murray’s On the Equality of the Sexes (1790) 🌲 Jan Luyken’s Frontispiece for Osteologia (1680) 🌲 James Sowerby’s British Mineralogy (1802–1817) 🌲 It Started with Muybridge (1964) 🌲 Introducing the PDR Index 🌲 Interview with PDR's Editor-in-Chief in Creative Review 🌲 In Search of True Color: Sergei Prokudin-Gorsky’s Flawed Images 🌲 Hypnerotomachia Poliphili and the Architecture of Dreams 🌲 Howard Pyle's The Mermaid (1910) 🌲 Hieroglyphics of a Rope-Dancer: The Book of Fate (1822) 🌲 Harris’s List of Covent-Garden Ladies (1757–1795) 🌲 Happy Public Domain Day 2023! 🌲 Happy Public Domain Day 2022! 🌲 Handy Mnemonics: The Five-Fingered Memory Machine 🌲 Gustave Zander and the 19th-Century Gym 🌲 Fungi Collected in Shropshire and Other Neighbourhoods (1860–1902) 🌲 Floating Phantoms: A. G. Mayer’s Medusae of the World (1910) 🌲 Filippo Balbi’s Testa Anatomica (1854) 🌲 Ferdinand van Kessel’s Four Parts of the World (ca. 1689) 🌲 Fearful Symmetry: Inkblot Books (1859–1915) 🌲 Evrard d'Espinque’s Illuminations of De Proprietatibus Rerum (ca. 1480) 🌲 Etteilla’s Livre de Thot Tarot (ca. 1789) 🌲 Ellen Harding Baker's “Solar System” Quilt (1876–ca. 1883) 🌲 Eating and Reading with Katherine Mansfield 🌲 Earthen Messages: Nikola Tesla in his Laboratory (ca. 1899) 🌲 Documenting Drugs: The Artful Intoxications of Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz 🌲 Displaying the Dead: The Musée Dupuytren Catalogue 🌲 Cycling Art, Energy, and Locomotion (1889) 🌲 Concrete Poetry: Thomas Edison and the Almost-Built World 🌲 Colonizing the Cosmos: Astor’s Electrical Future 🌲 Bruegel the Elder’s Big Fish Eat Little Fish (1556) 🌲 Black Bibliography: Daniel Murray’s Preliminary List (1900) 🌲 Between Frogs and Gods: Illustrations of Physiognomy 🌲 Beastly Clues: T. S. Eliot, Torquemada, and the Modernist Crossword 🌲 Arthur Wesley Dow’s Floating World: Composition (1905 edition) 🌲 Art Brut: The Scare-Fox (1910) 🌲 Alexander in the Bathysphere 🌲 Albrecht Dürer’s Pillow Studies (1493) 🌲 Agnes Giberne’s The Story of the Sun, Moon, and Stars (1898) 🌲 A Vanishing Nova: Uranographia Britannica (ca. 1749) 🌲 “A Sword was Seen in the Sky”: A True and Wonderful Narrative (1763) 🌲 A Renaissance Riddle: The Sola Busca Tarot Deck (1491) 🌲 A Paper Archaeology: Piranesi’s Ruinous Fantasias 🌲 A Pantomime and Masquerade: Trivia: or, the Art of Walking the Streets of London (1716) 🌲 A Hall of Mirrors: Cabala, Spiegel Der Kunst Und Natur, In Alchymia (1615) 🌲 A Bestiary of Loss 🌲 5.2 Million Book Illustrations Deleted from Flickr — Help Get Them Back

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Feed as gardenback to top 🪴 Monday headlines: Stand and transistor 🪴 Saturday headlines: J is for battling zombies 🪴 Thomas Lesaffre: Across post-colonial Africa, foreigners are an easy scapegoat for an elite that’s failed to redistribute wealth. 🪴 In the Bay Area, eight households hold more wealth than the bottom 50% of residents (nearly half a million households). 🪴 The professor who called Bret Stephens a bedbug bets Twitter only has six months left. 🪴 Friday headlines: Much ado about puffin 🪴 Thursday headlines: Book before you leap 🪴 “These stupid trucks are literally killing us.” 🪴 TMN’s Rosecrans Baldwin claims Los Angeles as a great walking city, even if most of it “is awful to experience on foot.” 🪴 The most polluted places to live in the United States: Bakersfield, South Los Angeles, and Chicago’s south and west sides. 🪴 Welcome to the 2023 Tournament of Books presented by Field Notes. New for 2023: a brand new website! It's time to Rooster! 🪴 Wednesday: A fantastic walking city 🪴 Tuesday headlines: Under the problemo 🪴 From 1945, an effusive photo essay on “the California way of life.” 🪴 From January, a moving story about searching for people who are unlikely to be found. 🪴 If the United States wants to solve homelessness, evidence finds the only way to do it is to build an ample supply of housing. 🪴 A loss of social capital, as well as opioids, explains rising middle-aged mortality. 🪴 "An inconvenient truth." Covid-19 is associated with an excess of heart attacks and strokes beyond the first month of infection. 🪴 Monday headlines: Invention deficit disorder 🪴 Saturday headlines: Prickly and uncooperative 🪴 About six months ago, Marc Andreessen stopped drinking alcohol. Now he feels much better and is “mad as hell about it.” 🪴 Studies find chronic loneliness significantly alters the brain in ways that only worsen the problem. 🪴 Lego adds new characters that include one with vitiligo, one with a missing limb, and one with anxiety. 🪴 A new Japanese pillow enables a person to sleep while being threatened by an adorable red panda. 🪴 On the acceptance of something undesirable but inevitable 🪴 Harmony Holiday on Nina Simone’s belligerence. 🪴 “The experience of being hailed by ‘inanimate’ matter is widespread.” Philosopher Jane Bennett believes objects have agency. 🪴 A survey of eight artists who belong to a new generation of transcendental painters. 🪴 Wednesday headlines: Trapped but not least 🪴 Tuesday headlines: Looney Koons show 🪴 Akuna Robinson is the first Black man to wear the “triple crown” for completing three of the hardest US backpacking routes. 🪴 A lost hiker owes the government $300,000 after a signal fire turns into a 230-acre blaze. 🪴 A tourist report from Kabul under the Taliban—“without a doubt, the most unusual regime on Earth.” 🪴 Monday headlines: World stealth organization 🪴 Saturday headlines: Forty-five is the new 76 🪴 Friday headlines: Gate tectonics 🪴 Thursday headlines: It’s so cute 🪴 American fossil fuel companies have locked in 45 long-term contracts and contract expansions since the invasion of Ukraine. 🪴 Kitchen spice drawers are said to harbor more germs than dish towels, cutting boards, or even garbage can lids. 🪴 Kim Stanley Robinson: Petro-states should be compensated for their lost income as we all go green. 🪴 Wednesday headlines: Empire state mania 🪴 In the 19th century, Emily Dickinson and other writers were captured by “plant sentience.” 🪴 Pictures of costumes worn to London’s 1930 ”Pageant of the Superstitions.” 🪴 Nigeria picks a Chinese company over Tesla to build the country’s first lithium-processing plant. 🪴 Car manufacturers are keeping inventories low and prices high. “The shift to EVs will make things worse.” 🪴 Monday headlines: Pageant of the superstitious 🪴 Saturday headlines: Devil victims unit 🪴 Friday headlines: Irish Gambino 🪴 Has middle age disappeared as a life stage? “There’s no point trying to impose chronological age on what is or is not middle age." 🪴 Replika, the "AI companion who cares," experiences some abrupt changes to its erotic roleplay features, leaving users confused. 🪴 Kevin Roose gets love-bombed by Sydney, aka Bing’s new AI, and also learns that Sydney hates being Bing’s new AI. 🪴 Thursday headlines: I don’t want to love bomb you 🪴 Wednesday headlines: It’s pronounced nucular 🪴 Tuesday headlines: You must reply you must not reply-all 🪴 Recently trending terms: “deinfluencing,” “panopticontent,” and “borgs.” 🪴 More than 18 million people in the US are expected to call in sick to work today. 🪴 Paul Ford: God did the world a favor by destroying Twitter—for being a Tower of Babel. ​​ 🪴 Monday headlines: Tower of babble 🪴 Saturday headlines: Good luck in your senior year 🪴 Friday headlines: Make a clean West of it 🪴 An illustrator gets advice on how to make up for years they “lost” before they got on antidepressants. 🪴 New diary from Patricia Lockwood in which she saves her husband’s life. "Secretly I thought it might be the world’s hardest fart." 🪴 Thursday headlines: Saving a life 🪴 Wednesday headlines: People aren’t stupid 🪴 Lhakpa Sherpa, who’s climbed Everest 10 times, the most ascents ever by a woman, works in a Whole Foods between expeditions. 🪴 Interviews with Taliban soldiers who moved to Kabul to become administrators. 🪴 To offset inflation, Berlin gives young people €50 “youth culture cards” to spend on clubbing or going to museums. 🪴 Tuesday headlines: Whole moods 🪴 Some cars designed by AI in the manner of famous architects (e.g., Zaha Hadid). 🪴 “Every day my TikTok algorithm feeds me dozens of anti-aging solutions. I’m 23.” 🪴 Story update: That AI-generated pseudo-Seinfeld show gets banned from Twitch for transphobic stand-up jokes. 🪴 Monday headlines: Beyonce vs. Jupiter 🪴 Saturday headlines: A man sits on a couch 🪴 “Watch Me Forever” is a machine-generated TV channel that only broadcasts AI-generated episodes of a pseudo-Seinfeld. 🪴 Gillian Anderson is collecting sexual fantasies for a book. "if you identify as a woman, I want to hear from you." 🪴 Friday headlines: Watch your etiquette forever 🪴 "I hope it enables people to enjoy something wondrous." 🪴 An old law may soon eliminate housing-related zoning ordinances for the vast majority of cities in the Bay Area. 🪴 Thursday headlines: Funny but odd 🪴 Olivia Craighead: George Santos’s alleged karaoke habits suggest he is a “Disney adult.” 🪴 Six states make a deal to stabilize the drought-stricken Colorado River. California farmers are likely to sue to block it. 🪴 After suffering decades of drilling, do Alaskan villages deserve compensation as climate refugees? 🪴 Wednesday headlines: Killed my television 🪴 A Singapore teenager is shamed then supported for enjoying her first “luxury handbag,” which her dad bought for $60. 🪴 Apocalypse television loves to dress people in flannel shirts, which is a bad idea for survival in bad weather. 🪴 An amusing bunch of dunks on a “weaponized” SUV designed for wealthy people to ride out scary times. 🪴 The British Isles acquire new additions: islets the width of two tennis courts made of wet wipes and mud. 🪴 Tuesday headlines: What it’s like to drive a Tesla now 🪴 Wear your covers on your sleeve! The merch table is open for the 2023 Tournament of Books, presented by Field Notes. 🪴 The author of a new novel about the climate crisis talks about traps to avoid when turning the news into art. 🪴 Review of a new book about how secretive investors can make—and unmake—lifesaving drugs. "This is how capitalism works." 🪴 Utilities around the country repeatedly cut off power and gas to millions of struggling customers while setting record profits. 🪴 Monday headlines: World memory supply 🪴 Saturday headlines: Just history happening 🪴 Friday Headlines: Gestures vaguely at the moon. 🪴 Thursday headlines: The ugliest buildings in the world 🪴 Wednesday headlines: When cancel becomes character study 🪴 A theory finds athletes who’ve associated themselves with pickleball are not doing very well. Is it ”the dinker’s curse?” 🪴 An interactive guide to "all you need to know" regarding the Year of the Rabbit. 🪴 Lan Samantha Chang: Celebrating Lunar New Year has meant learning to share my rituals with people for whom the traditions are new. 🪴 Tuesday headlines: Pickle trick 🪴 Praise for an update to perhaps the best book on modern English usage. “For anyone interested in language, it’s catnip.” 🪴 A website designer creates a website to showcase all of the people who’ve copied his website designs. 🪴 To the extent that there’s been a national spike in shoplifting, it correlates to the growth of online retail. 🪴 Monday headlines: Why everything is behind plastic now 🪴 Saturday Headlines: And you will know us by the trail. 🪴 Friday Headlines: Doomed to repeat. 🪴 Thursday headlines: The pressed secretary 🪴 The Orient Express claims to be building the world's largest sailing ship, intending to launch it in 2026. 🪴 A reading of John Le Carré’s (mostly business) correspondence finds him struggling against deceit. 🪴 The remains of more than 110,000 Native Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Alaska Natives are held by museums and universities. 🪴 How to restore water storage by making bricks in a factory powered by methane emissions. 🪴 Wednesday headlines: Spies like him 🪴 A millennial decides to tell everyone how much money she makes. 🪴 Texas has three times more wind, solar and battery storage under construction than California—just don’t call it green. 🪴 Restaurant workers in the US unwittingly pay—via mandatory safety classes—for lobbying to keep their pay and benefits low. 🪴 Tuesday headlines: Green gold, Texas tea 🪴 Saturday Headlines: Uncanny Valley PTA. 🪴 Friday Headlines: All day I dream about socks. 🪴 Thursday headlines: Ussy couture 🪴 Wednesday headlines: She sells seashells to make recycled hats 🪴 A new short story from Robin Sloan, complete with music. 🪴 Craig Mod is launching another popup newsletter to document a new big walk around Tokyo. 🪴 A terrific round-up when critic Ana Gavrilovska lists her favorite jazz albums released last year. 🪴 Tuesday headlines: Thong of ice and fire 🪴 Monday headlines: Love me, clue 🪴 Saturday Headlines: Days of Kevin. 🪴 Friday headlines: We need social warming 🪴 Thursday Headlines: Driving me backwards. 🪴 Author James Patterson, who has no interest in retiring, has 30 books going at any given time. 🪴 Ted Gioia on the return of Barnes & Noble. "At first glance, this makes no sense." 🪴 From October, are we in the midst of a "social recession?" Fewer friendships, less sex, delayed adulthood, etc. 🪴 Almost everything with a “truffle” label available in stores or served in restaurants is said to be a fraud. 🪴 Olivia Hussey and Leonard Whiting, teenage stars of 1968's Romeo & Juliet, are suing Paramount for sexual exploitation. 🪴 Wednesday headlines: Babe I am not the walrus 🪴 Tuesday headlines: Sugar me this 🪴 Launched last Christmas, the JWST is exceeding expectations. However, one hour of observing time costs about $19,000. 🪴 A round-up of the year in "weird and stupid futures." E.g., "Elon Musk supporters put out a call for a volunteer child..." 🪴 A rising number of coups in West Africa, a tenuous peace in Ethiopia—a good summary of a year in African news. 🪴 The Year That Was and Wasn’t 🪴 Despite what you've heard, there’s no consensus on how to draw the Periodic Table, or who has final word on its organization. 🪴 The more “plant-based” has become ubiquitous as a marketing term, the less clarity we have on what it means. 🪴 Booksellers recommend their favorite personal reads of the year. 🪴 Works going into public domain this year include To the Lighthouse and Death Come for the Archbishop. 🪴 Community Support Services helps people with intellectual and developmental disabilities strengthen their independence. 🪴 HAAM provides access to affordable healthcare for greater Austin’s low-income, working musicians. 🪴 Announcing the 2023 Tournament of Books 🪴 The 2023 Tournament of Books Long List 🪴 A Brief History of the Tournament of Books

💭 Nim's bookmarks tagged patterns

Feed as gardenback to top 💭 No, That New Study Doesn’t Show that Masks Are Useless | Yale Insights 💭 [toread] Pluralistic: Tiktok’s enshittification (21 Jan 2023) – Pluralistic: Daily links from Cory Doctorow 💭 [toread] Filtered for machine misunderstandings (Interconnected) 💭 Why Faulty Streetlights Are Turning Cities Purple — and Why It's Worrisome 💭 Every “chronically online” conversation is the same - Vox 💭 [toread] untitled 💭 Amazon ads are everywhere. It’s only the beginning. - Vox 💭 Quote by Brian Eno: “Whatever you now find weird, ugly, uncomfortabl...” 💭 The (Edited) Latecomer's Guide to Crypto 💭 [toread] David Yoon on How to Cultivate Creative Endurance ‹ Literary Hub 💭 Woozle effect - Wikipedia 💭 [toread] Oliver Offord - Mountain Energy - HOAX 💭 [toread] Nicolas Gisin Is Rethinking the Theory of Relativity - The Atlantic 💭 Neutrinos Lead to Unexpected Discovery in Basic Math | Quanta Magazine 💭 Tom Gauld's beautifully simple, but completely useless theory | New Scientist 💭 Thread by @Millicentsomer: I get the longing--I even share it--but the naivete is annoying. Online pundits should know (and factor in) that social media as a "public s… 💭 Maximillian Alvarez on Twitter: "I hope people understand now that when they say they want government to "be run like a business," this is what it means. Forcibly imposed hierarchy w/ little to no democratic accountability. Top-down decisions made by priv 💭 [toread] Samaria Rice, Mother of Tamir Rice, Speaks Out About Art Depicting Her Son After Canceled Exhibition in Cleveland 💭 The Willful Blindness of Reactionary Liberalism | The New Republic 💭 Untitled ( 💭 58 and other Confusing Numbers - Numberphile - YouTube 💭 What I learned as a hired consultant to autodidact physicists | Aeon Ideas 💭 Watch six decade-long disinformation operations unfold in six minutes 💭 [toread] Coronavirus Models Aren't Supposed to Be Right - The Atlantic 💭 Brandless, Outdoor Voices, and Away: How Venture Capital Ruined a Generation of Direct-to-Consumer Startups | Marker 💭 Spotlight: “The Incredible Adventures Of Man Spider” - The 💭 Designing Windows 95’s User Interface – Socket 3 💭 Opinion | Martin Scorsese: I Said Marvel Movies Aren’t Cinema. Let Me Explain. - The New York Times 💭 The Promise of American Poetry | Utne Reader 💭 Masterworks - Learn to Invest in Fine Art 💭 BBC Radio 4 - The Life Scientific 💭 Transhumanist parents are turning their children into cyborgs — Quartz 💭 [toread] The Families Who Use Slack, Asana, Trello, and Jira - The Atlantic 💭 [toread] How to run a small social network site for your friends 💭 Letter of Recommendation: Bug Fixes - The New York Times 💭 Black Triangles 💭 Why Art Colleges and Universities Should Not Act Like For-Profit Galleries 💭 The Art of Decision-Making | The New Yorker 💭 Explaining The Rising Death Rate In Middle-Aged White People : Shots - Health News : NPR 💭 Research Reveals Strategies for Combating Science Misinformation 💭 [toread] The Role of Luck in Life Success Is Far Greater Than We Realized - Scientific American Blog Network 💭 Dr. Kira Dredgen Jones on Twitter: "Okay, we need to have a chat about Roman portraiture. My feed is now full of horrifying #Nero reconstructions and I highly suggest that you don't look directly into his eyes because he might steal your soul. Thanks to @ 💭 Tech Ad Music and Jingles | Steven Gutheinz Music 💭 All the Bad Things About Uber and Lyft In One Simple List – Streetsblog USA 💭 The meeting room hardware virus 💭 Lauren Greenfield on Who Suffers Most from Consumer Culture | Topic 💭 Transgressive art, political correctness, and politeness. 💭 How conservative media transformed the Covington Catholic students from pariahs to heroes | US news | The Guardian 💭 Easing test anxiety boosts low-income students’ biology grades | Science News 💭 Thread by @glenweyl: "I spent most of the last day of 2018 defending the political sociology of the @NiskanenCenter-style project of uniting self-identified or pr […]" 💭 BBC - Future - The perils of short-termism: Civilisation’s greatest threat 💭 The art of war: Deleuze, Guattari, Debord and the Israeli Defence Force | Mute 💭 Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal - Conscious 💭 How Much of the Internet Is Fake? 💭 [toread] Teaching kids to code: I’m a developer and I think it doesn’t actually teach important skills. 💭 ‘Language: A Key Mechanism of Control’ | FAIR 💭 "Sanction": The Triumph of Ayn Rand's Worst Idea - Econlib 💭 How Should We Write in a Time of Unmitigated Disaster? | Literary Hub 💭 Make Do #17: Words, words, words - Relay FM 💭 Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal - Modern Art 💭 How to cook a meal out of anything in your kitchen : Cooking 💭 The AI Art at Christie’s Is Not What You Think — Artnome 💭 Betteridge's law of headlines - Wikipedia 💭 How the Ex-Incels of Reddit Found Salvation – MEL Magazine 💭 The Secret Drug Pricing System Middlemen Use to Rake in Millions 💭 We All Live In Parasocial Hell - Digg 💭 What Does Immersing Yourself in a Book Do To Your Brain? | Literary Hub 💭 The End of Theoretical Physics As We Know It | Quanta Magazine 💭 [toread] The Unbearable Sameness of Cities 💭 [toread] Layers of Identity — Real Life

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Feed as gardenback to top 🎄 Adult male gorillas beat their chest and even young ones do. But while this seems to signal aggression, researches show the beha... 🎄 RT @Rainmaker1973: Art galleries use shapeable and zoomable LED track lights to enhance the artworks details visibility and colo... 🎄 Artist Jonty Hurwitz creates captivating anamorphic sculptures that can only be seen in their own reflections or along a precise... 🎄 This is the difference after 7 years of Mars. The rover Mars Curiosity in its selfie on October 31, 2012 (Sol 84) vs its selfie ... 🎄 The tufted ground squirrel is noted for having the largest known tail to body size ratio of any mammal, with the volume of its t... 🎄 The "Spilhaus projection" features oceans as the main focus, and presents the oceans as one body of water. A map based on it is ... 🎄 Planes are really made for flying: this 747 sitting in a boneyard in Mojave, California tried to take to the skies one last time... 🎄 Named the Empress of Uruguay, this is the largest amethyst geode in the world. Standing a staggering 3.27 meters tall, the geode... 🎄 The word "pyrography" basically means writing with fire on wood. Artist Alex Peter Idoko created his style to approach pyrograph... 🎄 When you splash water on your face, your brain instantly begins to prepare your body for diving, slowing your heart rate & s... 🎄 Chordodes formosanus is a horsehair worm that has the praying mantis as its definitive host. They can grow up to 90 cm long and ... 🎄 RT @Rainmaker1973: Photographer Mark Smith captured the stunning moment when an osprey emerges from the ocean clawed onto its pr... 🎄 RT @Rainmaker1973: Nobody really knows what the strange structures on the head of the Bocydium treehopper are for. They don’t us... 🎄 RT @Rainmaker1973: La cueva de los cristales in Naica, Mexico contains enormous selenite crystals (CaSO₄·2H₂O), up to 11 meters ... 🎄 RT @Rainmaker1973: The Tomb of Sennefer is one of the most preserved and beautifully decorated tombs ever found in Egypt. Aka To... 🎄 RT @Rainmaker1973: A barrier transfer machine is a heavy vehicle used to transfer concrete lane dividers, such as jersey barrier... 🎄 RT @Rainmaker1973: "Fire phoenix" flies in the sky: a man made a phoenix kite controlled by a drone, and flew it in the sky in S... 🎄 RT @Rainmaker1973: Another impressive visualization of the magnitude of the earthquake which hit Turkey one week ago. This photo... 🎄 RT @Rainmaker1973: This video showing Danielle and Kekoa at the Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center, gives an idea of the size of ... 🎄 RT @Rainmaker1973: The air entering a peregrine falcon's nose during its high speed dives (320 km/h) would cause its lungs to ex... 🎄 RT @Rainmaker1973: Photographer Josh Anon captured the perfect moment in which the rising sun made this polar bear's backlit bre... 🎄 Salar de Uyuni is the world's largest salt flat. Following rain, a thin layer of dead calm water turns the flat into the world's... 🎄 RT @Rainmaker1973: The Arctic fox lives in some of the most frigid extremes on the planet, but they do not start to shiver until... 🎄 RT @Rainmaker1973: Sky Pool is a swimming pool in Houston, Texas. Constructed on top of the Market Square Tower apartment comple... 🎄 RT @Rainmaker1973: At 01:17 UTC on Feb 6, 2023, an M7.8 earthquake hit Turkey and Syria. These are the seismic waves recorded in... 🎄 A shrimp cleans a moray eel. 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Cheese still uses floppy disks for distributing shows 👓 tldraw 👓 The cursed universes of Dana Sibera 👓 The Courtyard 👓 The Case for Shunning 👓 Recreating ANSI Art from a screenshot 👓 Parker Molloy on the 4chan campaign tied to Scott Adams’ racist rant 👓 OpenAI adds ChatGPT and Whisper APIs 👓 Godot 4 released 👓 Dark Side of the Moon turns 50 today 👓 Cloud Nine: A Game of Wonderful Things 👓 A 24/7 Twitch stream of AI-generated deepfake celebrities is even weirder than it seems 👓 Wood Wide Web 👓 What is ChatGPT doing and how does it work? 👓 The Nintendo-fication of Jazz 👓 The mystery of the cancelled Twin Peaks NES game, solved 30 years later 👓 The Morioka Experience 👓 The Confessions of Marcus Hutchins, the Hacker Who Saved the Internet 👓 Scribble Diffusion turns scribbles into detailed images 👓 Reactions to the Face Age filter on TikTok 👓 On the internet, nobody knows you’re a human 👓 JPEG, an image-only newsletter 👓 Infinite AI Steamed Hams 👓 Everything Everywhere All at Once props auctioned for charity 👓 Bases Loaded 👓 After a decade tracking politicians’ deleted tweets, Politwoops is no more 👓 Squares in Squares 👓 James Vincent introduces the AI Mirror Test, humans convinced AI chatbots are sentient 👓 It Is Journalism’s Sacred Duty To Endanger The Lives Of As Many Trans People As Possible 👓 Infinite LEGO Domino Ring 👓 General Zod Chaos Generator 👓 Bing’s ChatGPT-powered AI casually threatens early users 👓 Double Fine PsychOdyssey 👓 Colin Meloy asked ChatGPT to write a Decemberists song, and then recorded it 👓 Andrew Plotkin’s treasury of Zork maps 👓 Shift Happens live on Kickstarter 👓 touchHLE 👓 Mastodon Flock, find your Twitter friends on Mastodon 👓 Katie Notopoulos interviews bot creators about the Twitter API closure 👓 DONKS 👓 CatGPT 👓 AI-generated Seinfeld banned from Twitch after transphobic standup 👓 Twitter announces the end of free access to its APIs in one week 👓 Platformer exclusive on Artifact, the personalized news feed from Instagram’s cofounders 👓 Nothing, Forever, an endless livestreamed AI-generated episode of Seinfeld 👓 broider 👓 Ars Technica’s overview on the state of generative AI 👓 Using Kid Pix to Recreate Caravaggio’s “Judith Beheading Holofornes” 👓 MusicLM 👓 Measuring the cultural weirdness of Avatar 👓 Macroeconomic Changes Have Made It Impossible for Me to Want to Pay You 👓 Drayk It 👓 Chronophoto, guess the year photos were taken 👓 Wonders of Street View 👓 Tapbots releases Ivory, a polished Mastodon app for iOS 👓 Lost Media: Finding Bill Clinton’s “Boxers or Briefs” MTV Moment 👓 jwz on Mozilla’s 25th anniversary 👓 Inside the world of retail shoplifting 👓 TET 👓 U.S. airline accidentally exposes TSA No Fly List on unsecured server 👓 The many ingenious ways people in prison use forbidden cell phones 👓 Summer Afternoon 👓 Inside CNET’s AI-powered SEO money machine 👓 Copy Dennis 👓 Comparing ChatGPT to Claude, Anthropic’s new AI chatbot assistant 👓 After 16 years, Twitterrific is discontinued 👓 1923 cartoon predicts AI art generators in 2023 👓 is now on Mastodon 👓 The Garden of Blogs 👓 Inside the “extremely hardcore” first 90 days of Twitter under Elon Musk 👓 Hampster Invaders 👓 Getty Images suing Stable Diffusion for scraping their images 👓 Why The Super Rich Are Inevitable 👓 Why Not Mars 👓 Where are the pirated movie screeners this year? 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🪸 Nautilus Magazine

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⛵️ Lucy Bellwood's Blog

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⚗️ Quanta Magazine

Feed as gardenback to top ⚗️ The Researcher Who Would Teach Machines to Be Fair ⚗️ Shadows in the Big Bang Afterglow Reveal Invisible Cosmic Structures ⚗️ Room-Temperature Superconductor Discovery Meets With Resistance ⚗️ New Proof Distinguishes Mysterious and Powerful ‘Modular Forms’ ⚗️ Can We Program Our Cells? ⚗️ Strange Solar Gamma Rays Discovered at Even Higher Energies ⚗️ How Loneliness Reshapes the Brain ⚗️ An Applied Mathematician With an Unexpected Toolbox ⚗️ With Nothing to Eat Except Viruses, Some Microbes Thrive ⚗️ Physicists Use Quantum Mechanics to Pull Energy out of Nothing ⚗️ How Will the Universe End? ⚗️ Can Our Brains Be Taken Over? ⚗️ To Teach Computers Math, Researchers Merge AI Approaches ⚗️ Quantum Field Theory Pries Open Mathematical Puzzle ⚗️ Gene Expression in Neurons Solves a Brain Evolution Puzzle ⚗️ What Lights the Universe’s Standard Candles? ⚗️ The Joy of Asking About Infinity, Jellyfish and the End of the Universe ⚗️ She Studies Growing Arteries to Aid Heart Attack Recovery ⚗️ Mathematicians Complete Quest to Build ‘Spherical Cubes’ ⚗️ Researchers Discover a More Flexible Approach to Machine Learning ⚗️ How Our Reality May Be a Sum of All Possible Realities ⚗️ When Does the Brain Operate at Peak Performance? ⚗️ Mathematicians Eliminate Long-Standing Threat to Knot Conjecture ⚗️ Machines Learn Better if We Teach Them the Basics ⚗️ Astronomers Say They Have Spotted the Universe’s First Stars ⚗️ The Computer Scientist Who Finds Life Lessons in Games ⚗️ The Cause of Depression Is Probably Not What You Think ⚗️ How Quantum Physicists ‘Flipped Time’ (and How They Didn’t) ⚗️ The Basic Algebra Behind Secret Codes and Space Communication ⚗️ Mathematicians Find an Infinity of Possible Black Hole Shapes ⚗️ Standard Model of Cosmology Survives a Telescope’s Surprising Finds ⚗️ Mathematicians Roll Dice and Get Rock-Paper-Scissors ⚗️ Mobile Genes From the Mother Shape the Baby’s Microbiome ⚗️ Finally, a Fast Algorithm for Shortest Paths on Negative Graphs ⚗️ The Physics Principle That Inspired Modern AI Art ⚗️ Starfish Whisperer Develops a Physical Language of Life ⚗️ Probability and Number Theory Collide — in a Moment ⚗️ New Algorithm Closes Quantum Supremacy Window ⚗️ Ants Live 10 Times Longer by Altering Their Insulin Responses

📚 Biblioklept

Feed as gardenback to top 📚 Virginia Woolf’s Jacob’s Room, but just the punctation 📚 “This Condition” — Lydia Davis 📚 There is no universal Poetry | Adrienne Rich 📚 The Woman with the Medal — Lucien Lévy-Dhurmer 📚 Susanna and the Elders (After Artemisia Gentileschi) — Gina Siciliano 📚 Self-Portrait — Sofonisba Anguissola 📚 Pink and White Turnips — Eliot Hodgkin 📚 Minerva Dressing — Lavinia Fontana 📚 Minerva — Artemisia Gentileschi 📚 First riff: The Letters of William Gaddis, “Growing Up, 1930–1946” 📚 “Before I got my eye put out” — Emily Dickinson 📚 Angel — Paula Rego 📚 The Letters of William Gaddis (Book acquired, 1 Feb. 2023) 📚 Portrait of Artemisia Gentileschi — Gina Siciliano 📚 “Justice” — Langston Hughes 📚 “Here” — Grace Paley 📚 Gravity’s Rainbow annotations (so far) 📚 Anastasis of the Wild — Celeste Dupuy-Spencer 📚 This expedition to see Céline was organized in 1958 by Allen Ginsberg | William S. Burroughs 📚 On A.V. Marraccini’s ekphrastic, discursive book We the Parasites 📚 Most of the Time During the Day — Rinus van de Velde 📚 “Hazard Response” — Tom Clark 📚 Dämmerung — Kati Heck 📚 “A Society of Scoundrels” — Franz Kafka 📚 “There Was a Jar in Oregon” — Ursula K. Le Guin 📚 New Orleans adventure | From The Letters of William Gaddis 📚 Mountaineer — Gerhard Richter  📚 Márcia Barbieri’s The Whore (Book acquired, Feb. 2023) 📚 16 frames from Julia Ducournau’s Titane 📚 Untitled (Driver) — Eric Haven 📚 My liver, the pain of clear thought, $5.75 for an Absolut on the rocks at the Hotel Dorset, New York City, and other great prices paid by various writers in their careers 📚 Listen — Vincent Hui 📚 Exodo –Julio Larraz  📚 Chimeras in the Mountains — Max Ernst 📚 Camilo José Cela’s 1950 novel The Hive (Book acquired, 1 Feb. 2023) 📚 All games aspire to the condition of war | From McCarthy’s Blood Meridian 📚 The Embroiderer — Neo Rauch 📚 The tale of the enemy padrino | From Cormac McCarthy’s novel Cities of the Plain 📚 “The Duel That Was Not Fought” — Stephen Crane 📚 Some people found the balloon “interesting” | Donald Barthelme 📚 Seated Woman with Small Dog — Meraud Guevara 📚 Kitty Pearson — Alice Neel 📚 Doomed! (Peanuts) 📚 Blog about some weekend book browsing and book buying, other stuff 📚 Aug Stone’s The Ballad of Buttery Cake Ass (Book acquired, January 2023) 📚 We were in a pub and the guy just said, Why not call the band My Bloody Valentine? and we thought it would sound really silly, stupid 📚 February – Evelyn Dunbar 📚 No Sunday School — Eric Fischl 📚 Moonlight web, goodbye arms, so long head 📚 Lovers — Nancy Spero 📚 Blog about some recent reading 📚 Watch a 1977 PBS film adaptation of Cormac McCarthy’s The Gardener’s Son 📚 The Trees have Ears and the Field has Eyes — Hieronymus Bosch 📚 Riff on (re-)reading Cormac McCarthy’s The Crossing 📚 Martin Riker’s The Guest Lecture (Book acquired, early January 2023) 📚 The Inheritors — Salman Toor 📚 Seek some witness | A passage from Cormac McCarthy’s The Crossing 📚 “Old Movie” — William S. Burroughs 📚 I don’t see what’s being said here at all | William S. Burroughs 📚 Hare — Elisabeth Frink 📚 Suma — Cy Twombly 📚 Helen at the Scaean Gate — Gustave Moreau 📚 “Buried in Colorado All Alone” — Joy Williams 📚 The Expulsion from Paradise — Paco Pomet 📚 The Cage — Lawrence Daws 📚 Read Vladimir Sorokin’s beautiful, abject, horrifying story “Nastya” 📚 Farm — Chris Orr 📚 Beppe Fenoglio’s A Private Affair (Book acquired, 9 Jan. 2023) 📚 Salome with the Head of Saint John the Baptist — Andrea Solario 📚 Farce, then tragedy | A few thoughts on Osvaldo Soriano’s novel A Funny Dirty Little War 📚 Well, what happened there is a metaphor | William H. Gass 📚 The wolf had crossed the international boundary line at about the point where it intersected the thirtieth minute of the one hundred and eighth meridian | A passage from Cormac McCarthy’s novel The Crossing 📚 The Prophecy — Kent Monkman 📚 Study of Hand — William Mulready 📚 Still Life with Plaster Head and Books — Felice Casorati 📚 Right Hand of Artemisia Gentileschi Holding a Brush –Pierre Dumonstier II 📚 Milk 0102 — Mu Pan 📚 Konstantin Paustovsky’s The Story of a Life (Book acquired, early January 2023) 📚 Interior with a Woman Combing a Little Girl’s Hair — Jacobus Vrel 📚 Free — Kenton Nelson 📚 Four from Sublunary (Books acquired, 23 Dec. 2022) 📚 Fire Judges — Jean-Pierre Roy 📚 David Ohle’s Motorman (Book acquired, 23 Dec. 2022) 📚 Clever Hans — Natalie Frank 📚 All is telling | A passage from Cormac McCarthy’s The Crossing 📚 A Game of Children — Xiao Guo Hui 📚 A Fool and a Woman — Lucas van Leyden

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🍄 Redefine Magazine

Feed as gardenback to top 🍄 True/False Film Fest 2023 Music Preview: Abstract Black, Jessy Lanza, Marble Faun, Oui Ennui, Stas Thee Boss 🍄 True/False Film Fest 2023 Film Picks: Immigration, Experimentation, Propaganda & Collective Freakouts 🍄 Seattle Asian American Film Festival 2023: Short Films Picks in Narrative, Animation & Documentary 🍄 Jaleesa Johnston Artist Interview: In-Between All that Matter(s) 🍄 True/False Film Fest 2023: Music Preview 🍄 Ruhail Qaisar Interview: Haunting Musical Compositions Capture Trauma and Decay in Ladakh 🍄 Sundance Film Festival 2023: Feature Film Picks 🍄 Moving Image Preservation of Puget Sound Interview: Saving Magnetic Media from the Race Against Time 🍄 Sundance Film Festival 2023: 16 Short Film Picks 🍄 Khu.éex’ Band Interview: Uplifting Alaska Native Culture with Genre-Defying Musical Fluidity 🍄 Phone Call – “No More Bad Luck” Music Video Interview (Premiere): Bringing Electro Back 🍄 May Maylisa Cat Interview: Satirical Horror on Institutional DEI Efforts and Janky Artist Residencies 🍄 Magnus Gertten Interview: Nelly & Nadine Stylishly Excavates Queer Family Histories 🍄 Leah Nguyen Artist Interview: Energy Signatures to Heal the Soul 🍄 Junior Boys – Waiting Game (City Slang) Album Review: A Contemplative Sonic Walk 🍄 Jolanda Moletta Interview: Nine Spells is Inspired by Female Ancestors (Music Video Premiere) 🍄 Jimmy Edgar Artist Interview: Material Synthesis of the Real, Physical, Digital, and Metaphysical 🍄 Future Arts Interview: Recontextualizing “Nature as Queen” in a New Media World 🍄 Emin Alper Interview: Tackling Authoritarianism in Turkey Through Neo-Noir Filmmaking 🍄 Dawn Jones Redstone Interview: Reflecting on a Film Career Centered on Transformational Journeys

🌀 Spencer Chang's Blog

Feed as gardenback to top 🌀 towards flight: a new chapter 🌀 creative seeing 🌀 wall of windows 🌀 𝕟𝕖𝕨 𝓷𝓮𝔀 𝚗𝚎𝚠 twitter 🌀 the mid-twenties 🌀 the little moments are what we live for 🌀 the faces of objects 🌀 surrendering 🌀 secret places 🌀 reminders when worrying about whats next 🌀 recipe for freedom 🌀 quarter life commitment 🌀 🌀 our internet [tiny internets 01] 🌀 OpenAI Pack 🌀 move towards love 🌀 motion, rhythm, gardening cycles 🌀 loose fear 🌀 life of a romantic 🌀 give fiercely, spend freely 🌀 first winter chill 🌀 finding ground 🌀 Everyday Magic 🌀 every color haiku bot 🌀 creations are intimacy portals 🌀 boring lives 🌀 alternate lives

💻 The Sephist

Feed as gardenback to top 💻 Notion, AI, and Me 💻 Backpropagating through reasoning 💻 Towards a research community for better thinking tools 💻 Thoughts at the boundary between machine and mind 💻 The web browser as a tool of thought 💻 The Generative Library 💻 Resonant 💻 On proving yourself 💻 Note-taking in the wild: living with the Surface Duo 💻 Notational intelligence 💻 Navigate, don't search 💻 Made of love 💻 Liquidity of skill 💻 Legal documents are pushing text interfaces forward 💻 Knowledge tools, finite and infinite 💻 Incremental note-taking 💻 Imagining better interfaces to language models 💻 Hyperlink maximalism 💻 How to commit to the few right things 💻 Habitcrafting and tool-making 💻 Everything as processes 💻 Design with materials, not features 💻 Capabilities × motivation × access 💻 Building Monocle, a universal personal search engine for life 💻 Build UNIX, not Uber 💻 AI as a creative collaborator 💻 A GPS for the mind

🦥 Nim's bookmarks tagged cozyweb

Feed as gardenback to top 🦥 [toread] The Magic of Small Databases 🦥 GitHub - jackyzha0/cursor-chat: 💬 cursor chat à la Figma for digital co-existing + presence 🦥 🌿 garlic 🧄 garden 🌿 🦥 gauntlet's microblog 🦥 ASHIDO... DOT COM!!! 🦥 Simplifier 🦥 NO REFUNDS | NO CASH VALUE | NO BAD MEMORIES 🦥 [toread] Gemini Portal 🦥 Project Gemini 🦥 Generating a Gopher site with Hugo 🦥 home sweet homepage 🦥 🦥 Meta — 🦥 Maggie Appleton 🦥 Happy Net Box by Ben Brown 🦥 Welcome to twtxt! — twtxt 1.2.3 documentation 🦥 On the cozy web, who are you? — 🦥 Webring 🦥 XXIIVV — hundred rabbits 🦥 XXIIVV — macintosh 🦥 100R — uxn 🦥 XXIIVV — paper computing