Friday, March 31, 2023

Friday Links 23-11

Almond trees blooming

Some nice urbanisation going on in Barcelona. 

I also enjoyed the podcast about scams and trust.


The MarsBased Handbook - I love this kind of open handbook. It is silly that everybody has to invent them from scratch.


How LinkedIn automates cherry-picking commits to improve developer productivity - "While most repositories (e.g., web services) practice continuous delivery solely from trunk (or main branch), those (e.g., core libraries) that need to stabilize their release or release on a fixed schedule use release branches."

We need better support for SSH host certificates - "Github accidentally committed their SSH RSA private key to a repository" ... that happens 

Gordon Moore, Intel co-founder who predicted rise of the PC, dies at 94


The 15-Minute Cities Conspiracy (with Adam Something) [Podcast] - The Not Just Bikes guy has a podcast now!

Els camins escolars redueixen un 40% el nombre de vianants infants i adolescents atropellats a Barcelona [Catalan] - "School paths reduce by 40% the number of child and adolescent pedestrians hit in Barcelona"

How Paris Kicked Out the Cars - some cars 

Barcelona green space plan could improve health of 30,000, study finds - nice

Barcelona plans new green boulevard on Gran Via above Glòries tunnel - also nice

This Tiny Island has Insane Traffic  [YouTube] - an island that could be completely car free 

This Ponzi Scheme Might END Suburban Prosperity [YouTube] - I am uncertain if any of this applies to Europe

Random Blooms

A striking visualisation of #climatechange: the date of Kyoto cherry blossoms' reaching full bloom, plotted over the past 1000 years.  [Mastodon]

Sideways - Please I beg you. [Podcast] - about scams and trust. I default to trust, but not for emails. - play with representations of float numbers 

Wavtool - AI-accelerated music production. - we are on the AI train

How to Decide Whether You Should Upgrade A Device — Basic Instructions [Comic] - I was about to buy a new mobile ... I wait a bit longer

Early wildfire in Spain’s Valencia region forces 1,500 villagers to evacuate - and so it begins again

Friday Links Disclaimer
Inclusion of links does not imply that I agree with the content of linked articles or podcasts. I am just interested in all kind of perspectives. If you follow the link posts over time you might notice common themes, though.
More about the links in a separate post: About Friday Links.

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