Friday, September 07, 2018

Friday Links!

Leading off this week, and it's a terrific, thoughtful read: Sally From Peanuts Made Me A Better Teacher.

From J. Simms, and a fine example of Unfortunate Juxtaposition Theater, it's Couple Subjects Girl...

A slew of fine links from C. Lee. First, and it's concerning: Get Your Coffee Before Boarding a Flight. This is amazing: The sky is the canvas: Tokyo startup looks to launch world’s first artificial meteor shower. This is fascinating: Harry Potter and the translator's nightmare. How do I sign up to be part of the thirty percent? The Secret to Ant Efficiency Is Idleness. This is ingenious: A New Trick to Keep Barnacles From Sticking to Ships. This is excellent: Biomimicry in action. This is terrifying: Life-Threatening Heart Attack Leaves Teacher With $108,951 Bill. For California readers: Angelenos might have an earthquake early warning app by the end of 2018.

From Wally, and yeah, right: Like you're actually going to read this paper on computerized sarcasm analysis. This is interesting: Skim reading is the new normal. The effect on society is profound. It's come to this: A Private Investigator on Living in a Surveillance Culture. I had no idea:  Greco-Turkish War, 1919-22.

From Kai M, and this is discouraging: Inside The Bunker Where Global Produces Local Newscasts For The Entire Country

In closing for the week, these are quite amazing: Pablo Picasso’s Masterful Childhood Paintings: Precocious Works Painted Between the Ages of 8 and 15.

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