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Past Week's Favorites

from October 16, 2014 to October 23, 2014

  1. What it took for Elon Musk’s SpaceX to disrupt Boeing, leapfrog NASA, and become a serious space company

    This story has been corrected. The Space Exploration Technology rocket factory is a large, white hangar-like building near Los Angeles international airport, with a parking lot filled with late-model…

    Times Favorited: 1 Times Bookmarked: 1

    qz.com

  2. Do It Anyway

    I am bad at a lot of things. I am, in fact, bad at most things. Here is a brief list of just a few of the things at which I am bad:1. Brushing my teeth (my technique is all wrong)2. Flossing my teeth…

    Times Favorited: 1 Times Bookmarked: 1

    medium.com

  3. Off-beat Zen

    Ever since I was a child, I have been acutely sensitive to the idea — in the way that other people seem to feel only after bereavement or some shocking unexpected event — that the human…

    Times Favorited: 0 Times Bookmarked: 1

    aeon.co

  4. Productivity and leisure time

    I am a supreme procrastinator. I also don’t spend my leisure time wisely. Stick me in front of a computer with an internet connection, and I’ll amaze you with my ability to make time…

    Times Favorited: 0 Times Bookmarked: 1

    chrishateswriting.com

  5. Auth0 - Identity infrastructure, built for developers

    Times Favorited: 0 Times Bookmarked: 1

    auth0.com

  6. Prototyping in Clojure

    We recently completed an alpha on identity assurance for organisations. The objective of an alpha is to gain understanding of a service and validate a design approach by building a working prototype.…

    Times Favorited: 0 Times Bookmarked: 1

    gdstechnology.blog.gov.uk

  7. Opinion Post-Hobby Lobby, Congress should cut health insurance's ties to work

    By ruling that private corporations can shape their employee insurance plans to fit their religious beliefs, the Supreme Court has given Congress another reason to take a step it refused to take in…

    Times Favorited: 0 Times Bookmarked: 1

    www.latimes.com

  8. Normal

    Here in the UK, there’s a “newspaper”—and I use the term advisedly—called The Sun. In longstanding tradition, page 3 of The Sun always features a photograph of a…

    Times Favorited: 0 Times Bookmarked: 1

    adactio.com

  9. Security through Idiocy

    The ticket Bruce found in his help desk queue seemed innocuous enough on the surface. A user in the Finance department complained about not being able to create a file named “Wire…

    Times Favorited: 0 Times Bookmarked: 1

    thedailywtf.com

  10. Enchanting

    Enchantment table interface. Top: Without item. Bottom: With item, hovering over the second line. Enchanting is a mechanic that augments armor, tools, weapons (swords and bows) and books with one or…

    Times Favorited: 0 Times Bookmarked: 1

    minecraft.gamepedia.com


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