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DP Review: Fujifilm goes medium format - What you need to know about the GFX 50S.

Shoulder shrugs. First thing I think of. If Fuji’s beautiful color rendition translates to 50MP, this’ll be a stunner.

09/19/16 • 08:09 PM • ConsumptionDesignHardwarePhotography • No Comments

PS Mag: Early Childhood Education Is Not a Profession

There is no recognized early childhood education profession. The early childhood education field does not conform to the standards of organized professions nor is it held accountable as such, as reflected in the variability in teachers’ knowledge and skills.” Really? Seriously?

09/19/16 • 07:59 PM • ChildhoodGeneral • No Comments

SciAm: Human Skeleton Found on Famed Antikythera Shipwreck.

Only a handful of examples of human remains have been found on ancient wrecks ...

09/19/16 • 01:13 PM • HistoryScience • No Comments

The Atlantic: What America Lost as Women Entered the Workforce.

Long read. The little old ‘widder ladies’ kept eyes on us kids, made sure we behaved within the bounds of propriety. Well, as long as we were within the range of failing eyesight.

09/19/16 • 01:06 PM • GeneralHistoryHome & Living • No Comments

Bike EXIF: When the pavement runs out - Vintage Electric’s scrambler.

This could make commuting into Santa Fe on the Rail Trail a real blast.

09/19/16 • 01:05 PM • DesignEnvironmentalSports • No Comments

The Atlantic: The Vexing Economics of Obamacare.

Single-payer health care ... [snip] ... would be the clearest way of solving the access-affordability conundrum.” Their ‘con’, that people ‘don’t want to give up their plans or physicians’ - they’ve already had to multiple times now, due to the ACA. That’s not a valid argument.

09/17/16 • 09:39 AM • EconomicsHealthPolitics(4) Comments

DYT: Teens In Britain Are Taking Driving Lessons In BMW Supercars.

Hope she took the shoes off. Otherwise, fail.

09/17/16 • 09:33 AM • TravelVehicles(2) Comments

Authority Nutrition: Casein Protein Is Way Underrated.

Interesting. I may try it out for overnight or post-workout.

09/16/16 • 04:54 PM • FoodHealthPersonal(7) Comments

Political Wire: Young Voters Force Clinton Campaign Reset.

Both campaigns are missing opportunities, letting others slip away. By the time it starts to affect the polls (poll-driven policy, a Clinton weakness from the ‘90’s), it’s often too late.

09/16/16 • 04:53 PM • HistoryHuman RightsPolitics • No Comments

So, the outage today.

Four hours. They changed from MySQL to a MariaDB install at the host. I’m surprised - EE1’s behaving. I was expecting to have to go into full triage mode. Thank goodness I don’t!

09/16/16 • 04:45 PM • PersonalWeblogs • No Comments

ArtDaily: Spain’s Tomatito - 60 guitars and family-style flamenco.

If you miss Paco De Lucia terribly (as I do), don’t overlook Tomatito. A sample.

09/16/16 • 04:38 PM • HistoryMusic1 Comment

PDN: Tether Tools Case Air Wireless Tether System Teaches Old DSLRs New Tricks.

Now this will be quite handy!

09/16/16 • 09:16 AM • HardwareInternetPhotography • No Comments

An object lesson in white balance.

Shoot this, you obviously need a color patch setup to get it right. Not that a color bias doesn’t add drama. But I’d like to know what the colors really are!

09/15/16 • 08:38 PM • ArtsHistoryPhotography(3) Comments

NY Times: Concern Over Colin Powell’s Hacked Emails Becomes a Fear of Being Next.

Senator Lindsey Graham, Republican of South Carolina, shrugged off the news. ‘I haven’t worried about an email being hacked since I’ve never sent one,’ Mr. Graham said. ‘I’m, like, ahead of my time.’” Yeah well. We have his quotes and video from the Contract with America and Clinton impeachment days. That’s plenty.

09/15/16 • 08:11 PM • HistoryPolitics • No Comments

Slate: Gary Johnson is not worth any liberal’s protest vote.

Yet young folk view Trump and Clinton as surefire war-creators, unworthy guardians of young lives. I suppose it’s all about where your priorities lie.

09/15/16 • 06:13 PM • Politics • No Comments

NPR First Listen: Dwight Yoakam, ‘Swimmin’ Pools, Movie Stars…’

Not only is this album a chance for Yoakam to prove that his material does in fact work in a bluegrass context, but he also reinterprets his songs with some of the genre’s most celebrated pickers behind him: guitarist Bryan Sutton, fiddler Stuart Duncan, banjo player Scott Vestal, mandolinist Adam Steffey and bassist Barry Bales.” If the first song is any indication, this is amazing.

09/15/16 • 06:04 PM • HistoryMusic • No Comments

NY Times Review: AC/DC, With Axl Rose, Shakes the Garden All Night Long.

It was well into the homestretch of the concert, but Mr. Young just kept going nonstop for 15 minutes. He played blues riffs and zigzag lead lines and nagging trills and manic tremolo crescendos, racing around and under and up and down the whole stage set to end up on an elevator platform in a shower of confetti. It was a show of stamina and of sheer, cantankerous rock ’n’ roll persistence.” Huzzah, dude.

09/15/16 • 05:54 PM • ArtsHistoryMusic • No Comments

FishbowlNY: Gallup Poll - Americans Don’t Trust the Media.

Duh. If you have to work unbelievably hard to dig out a single naked fact out of a forest of opinion, it’s a fail for the industry.

09/15/16 • 05:48 PM • News • No Comments

Open Culture: Mark Twain’s 60 American Comfort Foods He Missed While Abroad.

Underlines the paucity of our modern mass-produced diets. We think we have more variety, more choice. We don’t.

09/15/16 • 05:17 PM • ArtsBooksFoodHistoryTravel1 Comment

Telegraph.UK: Another car park, another King.

Archaeologists have discovered what could be King Henry I’s remains languishing beneath a Ministry of Justice car park on the site of Reading prison.” The dead never get to rest, it seems. They just idle.

09/15/16 • 01:54 PM • HistoryScienceTravel(6) Comments

Riveted: The Re-Dedication of Naay I’waans (the Chief Son-I-Hat Whale House).

Simply wonderful photoset. Thanks, Wiredfool!

09/15/16 • 01:46 PM • ArtsHistoryHuman RightsPhotographyTravel(3) Comments

Product Hunt: Slack Beta.

No longer a wrapper for a website. I’ll probably just wait for wider release - mine’s fast enough.

09/15/16 • 08:48 AM • InternetSocial MediaSoftware • No Comments

The Register: Evernote dumps its own bit barn, boards Google’s cloud.

My goodness. Well, they should save a great deal of money and overhead, no?

09/14/16 • 08:24 PM • InternetMobileSecuritySoftware • No Comments

NY Times: ‘Active Monitoring’ of Prostate Cancer Does Not Increase Death Rate.

Of note, guys.

09/14/16 • 06:54 PM • HealthScience • No Comments

DP Review: The Slingshot by Syrp wants to bring a new look to your time-lapses.

Cool.

09/14/16 • 06:32 PM • DesignMotion GraphicsPhotography • No Comments
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