Extenuating Circumstances

is a weblog by Dan Hon

Month: July, 2018

Bookmarks for July 31st from 05:56 to 08:41

This is an auto-posted collection of my public links posted to Pinboard.in for July 31st from 05:56 to 08:41: The Decline and Fall of the American Empire – Bloomberg – “Here’s the cleanest tale of hypothetical decline I could come up with, keeping away from the more partisan or hysterical scenarios, or those involving a […]

Bookmarks for July 26th through July 31st

This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for July 26th from 16:55 to 04:50: YouTube – 10,000th cycle of the Annular Core Research Reactor Reed College TARGA I reactor SCRAM (new audio) Nuclear Reactor 0 to […]

Bookmarks for July 25th through July 26th

This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for July 25th from 18:42 to 15:31: 7 design lessons from Silicon Valley’s most important failure – “In 1990, a company called General Magic spun off of Apple with […]

Bookmarks for July 24th from 16:27 to 20:12

This is an auto-posted collection of my public links posted to Pinboard.in for July 24th from 16:27 to 20:12: Stellar classification – Wikipedia – In astronomy, stellar classification is the classification of stars based on their spectral characteristics Carbon star – Wikipedia – "A carbon star is typically an asymptotic giant branch star, a luminous […]

Bookmarks for July 23rd through July 24th

This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for July 23rd from 13:58 to 08:33: Laid-Off New York Daily News Staff Are Victims Of Class Warfare – When people talk pejoratively about “class warfare,” they almost never […]

Bookmarks for July 20th through July 21st

This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for July 20th from 09:15 to 22:58: Dell Precision 690 upgraded to Precision T7400 Motherboard | NAND-Hate – Pitch Dark : Free Download, Borrow, and Streaming : Internet Archive […]

Bookmarks for July 18th through July 19th

This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for July 18th from 20:51 to 19:53: Quiver Doodles – “Hey maybe quiver doodles can somehow be used to represent play states in video games.” The European Commission Versus […]

Bookmarks for July 17th through July 18th

This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for July 17th from 12:06 to 08:55: BIG DUMB OBJECTS AND COSMIC ENIGMAS | GREGORY BENFORD – Association for Computing Machinery Code of Ethics – “Computing professionals' actions change […]

Bookmarks for July 17th from 10:53 to 11:51

This is an auto-posted collection of my public links posted to Pinboard.in for July 17th from 10:53 to 11:51: Nintendo Labo™ Creators Contest – Winners – These are fantastic. And they also make me think: you could *kind* of do some of these if you could pair a bunch of Apple remotes (gyros, accelerometers – […]

Bookmarks for July 17th from 08:18 to 09:36

This is an auto-posted collection of my public links posted to Pinboard.in for July 17th from 08:18 to 09:36: Our manifesto – The ODI – Our six manifesto points will help us to achieve our vision: we want people, organisations and communities to use data to make better decisions and be protected from any harmful […]