Links for 5/3/15

Tech
Science
Linguistics, & Culture
History
Misc (Art)

Tech

Fall of the Designer Part II: Pixel Pushers

Motion design for iOS

TI-83 Plus Basic Programming Tutorial – ticalc.org

The answer to why the Commodore 64 has two spaces in its ?SYNTAX ERROR message

Commodork: Sordid Tales of a BBS Junke by Rob O’hara

Norway the first country in the world to announce it will phase out FM radio

“Code” and the Quest for Inclusive Software

These laser scans of London by ScanLAB Projects are a fantastically new way to see the world

Protein Symmetry View – Jmol & BioJava

The Necessity of Musical Hallucinations – That song stuck in your head is your brain doing its work.

Amazing new tech Flow™ Hive  “Honey on Tap directly from your bee hive- (Youtube Video – Indie Go go Campaign – Official Website)

A guide to California’s water crisis — and why it’s so hard to fix

Report on agricultural water mangament in China by Julian Doczi [pdf] [En] [Zh]

“Bar graphs criticized for misrepresenting data”

When Integrated Circuits Couldn’t Be Trusted – In the 1960s, microelectronics were often unreliable


Science

What is Epigenetics? with Nessa Carey (Royal Institution Youtube Video)

When Peanut Allergy Comes from a Blood Transfusion

The Next Big Questions in Astronomy – Professor Carolin Crawford (Gresham college) (Downloadable version of the video, audio, & transcript) (Youtube version)

Another great shot from 15 April: 67P from 165km (More useful info)

Amazing new tech Flow™ Hive  “Honey on Tap directly from your bee hive- (Youtube Video – Indie Go go Campaign – Official Website)

Neonicotinoid Pesticides & Bee Colonies 

Candy Anatomy

Protein Symmetry View – Jmol & BioJava

“Bar graphs criticized for misrepresenting data”

A guide to California’s water crisis — and why it’s so hard to fix

Report on agricultural water mangament in China by Julian Doczi [pdf] [En] [Zh]

Norway the first country in the world to announce it will phase out FM radio

The Necessity of Musical Hallucinations – That song stuck in your head is your brain doing its work.

Nematodes & Phylum Annelida. Worms and other Invertebrates – [Youtube version]

Why does a volcanic eruption generate lightning?

When Integrated Circuits Couldn’t Be Trusted – In the 1960s, microelectronics were often unreliable

Linguistics & Culture

The Anthill – Contemporary Chinese literature top dozen – Editors updated reading list

‘Russia will cover up Stalinist crimes’ Ukraine opens its KGB archives. Historian Nikita Petrov reflects on what this means for Russia

The Vietnam War, as Seen by the Victors – How the North Vietnamese remember the conflict 40 years after the fall of Saigon

Report on agricultural water mangament in China by Julian Doczi [pdf] [En] [Zh]

‘To understand Chinese philosophy, the way Chinese people think, learn Chinese’ – Q & A with  XJP Translator

The Beginnings of Modern Belarus: Identity, Nation, and Politics in a European Borderland –  Professor Per Anders Rudling [Audio]

Enter Pyongyang

History and Cultures of Pre-Islamic Central Asia – Lectures by Pavel Lurje – Vincent Eltschinger – Shaul Shaked – Zurab Makharadze

History

The Anthill – Contemporary Chinese literature top dozen – Editors updated reading list

‘Russia will cover up Stalinist crimes’ Ukraine opens its KGB archives. Historian Nikita Petrov reflects on what this means for Russia

The Vietnam War, as Seen by the Victors – How the North Vietnamese remember the conflict 40 years after the fall of Saigon

Who are the English, anyway? Who were the Anglo-Saxons? (Part One / Part Two)

The Beginnings of Modern Belarus: Identity, Nation, and Politics in a European Borderland –  Professor Per Anders Rudling [Audio]

History and Cultures of Pre-Islamic Central Asia – Lectures by Pavel Lurje – Vincent Eltschinger – Shaul Shaked – Zurab Makharadze

When Integrated Circuits Couldn’t Be Trusted – In the 1960s, microelectronics were often unreliable


Misc (Art)

Fall of the Designer Part II: Pixel Pushers

Motion design for iOS

Perspective & Streets

Raw & Rendered: Experimental 3D Artworks by Joey Camacho
raw-1

Collages by Kacper H. Kiec
reflected