Monday Links, End of May
Today is Memorial Day in the US. It can't hurt to read about the history of Memorial Day on Wikipedia. Here are some other links from the last week or so:
- The Pulse: Transcript of New Orleans Mayor Landrieu's address on Confederate monuments - See also: The Memory Palace, Episode 73.
- Brian Harry's blog: The largest Git repo on the planet - Windows source code is now on Git.
- SSHFS Windows 10 | Mount Your Remote Hosting as a Local Disk Drive - I wish this worked in Ubuntu on Windows, but alas, no FUSE.
- Medieval Fantasy City Generator - This is a neat start at generating random RPG cities.
- Nick Craver: HTTPS on Stack Overflow: The End of a Long Road - The technical details of Stack Overflow's move to all-HTTPS.
- Motherboard: Wikipedia’s Switch to HTTPS Has Successfully Fought Government Censorship
- Wired: Get Ready for the Next Big Privacy Backlash Against Facebook - A leaked document shows that Facebook was doing research into targeting ads to teens who feel vulnerable.
- New York Times: ‘The Internet Is Broken’: @ev Is Trying to Salvage It
- Pixel Envy: Google’s Proprietary Fork of HTML Is Taking Over the Open Web - *smacks forehead*. Yes, this is true. (See also: Russian Hackers Are Using Google's Own Infrastructure to Hack Gmail Users)
- Seldo.Com Blog: Are we making the web too complicated? - Yes and no.
- Resilient Web Design - A book about Web design by Jeremy Keith, in Web form.
- These Are The Victims Of The Portland Train Stabbing Attack
- @RabbeseKing: Yeah Yeah Beebiss I - NES game mystery.