I’m Linking to the Pope?

Opinion | Pope Francis: The Covid-19 Crisis Reveals What Is in Our Hearts - The New York Times Look at us now: We put on face masks to protect ourselves and others from a virus we can’t see. But what about all those other unseen viruses we need to protect

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You’re Up, iPad

Your Move, iPad | Becky Hansmeyer Ruthlessly purge the App Store Guidelines of anything that prevents the iPad from serving as a development machine. Every kind of development from web to games should be possible on an iPad. And speaking of games—emulators should be allowed, too.This list is great,

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Save America’s Restaurants

Opinion | Save America’s Restaurants - The New York Times A growing number of municipalities and states have imposed curfews on restaurants and bars, as if the virus were a vampire. Last month, Gov. Gavin Newsom of California advised diners in his state to “keep your mask on in between

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Why Japanese Websites Look Different Than You May Expect

Why Japanese Websites Look Different Than You May Expect
Why Japanese Web Design Is So Different – Cultural, Linguistic & Technical Factors – Randomwire In the mind’s eye of many people, Japan is a land of tranquil Zen gardens, serene temples, and exquisite tea ceremonies. Both traditional and contemporary Japanese architecture, books and magazines are the envy of designers worldwide.

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Stretching the Limits of “Ownership” and Stadia

You're wrong about Stadia — Debunking the biggest myths - 9to5Google Myth: You don’t own your games on Stadia On Stadia, your purchase of a game is a license to play that game on Stadia. You can compare that to buying a game on Steam or a digital purchase on

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Helvetica Is Actually a Display Typeface

Helvetica Is Actually a Display Typeface
Gramatika: On Type Measurements, Hyphen Spacings and Other Minor Considerations The truth is: Helvetica is actually a display font. It works best in large sizes, carefully (and playfully!) manually composed1. It’s a display typeface which is deeply ashamed to admit it.Hard to argue with this.

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Rage Against the Facts

Right-Wing Social Media Had to Divorce Reality - The Atlantic In the hours following the Arizona call, a paranoid conspiracy theory spread rapidly on Parler and in other right-wing online forums: Voters in conservative counties had been given felt-tip pens that supposedly made vote-counting machines reject the ballots that they

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That Herd Immunity Plan Isn't Working in Sweden

Sweden Shows No Signs So Far Herd Immunity Is Stopping Virus - Bloomberg (Apple News link) “The issue of herd immunity is difficult,” Anders Tegnell said at a briefing in Stockholm on Tuesday. “We see no signs of immunity in the population that are slowing down the infection right now.

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