~/logs/January 2021
Updated Feb 20, 2021

🧭 January 2021

UC Berkeley Blockchain Courses

https://clig.dev/ CLI guidelines

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JPGNvKy6DTA Web3, Blockchain, cryptocurrency: a threat or an opportunity? | Shermin Voshmgir | TEDxCERN

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l44z35vabvA What Exactly is Web3? Juan Benet - Web3 Summit 2018

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9cjUzftDuoQ Matrix in the French State - Matthew Hodgson - FOSDEM19

https://www.highfidelity.com spatial audio virtual space

https://jon.bo/posts/journaling/ journaling

https://www.grubstreet.com/2020/12/2020-bucatini-shortage-investigation.html

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/dec/17/dark-waters-pfas-ticking-chemical-time-bomb-in-your-blood pollution

https://justine.lol/cosmopolitan/index.html cross-platform libc

https://bair.berkeley.edu/blog/2020/12/20/lmmem/ machine-learning

https://psyche.co/ideas/talking-out-loud-to-yourself-is-a-technology-for-thinking introspection

https://anchor.fm/metagame/episodes/Autonomous-A1---Taming-Capitalism-with-Vinay-Gupta-of-Mattereum-en1kf6 Autonomous A1 - Taming Capitalism with Vinay Gupta of Mattereum

https://www.kalzumeus.com/2010/08/25/the-hardest-adjustment-to-self-employment/ self-employment

https://marketingreportoptout.visa.com/OPTOUT/request.do VISA data sale opt-out

https://csgordon.github.io/books.html computer science textbooks

https://joemorrison.substack.com/p/google-maps-moat-is-evaporating maps

https://ideopunk.com/2020/12/22/100-tips-for-a-better-life/

https://mattereum.com/ blockchain tracking of physical items

https://nonpolynomial.com/2020/12/28/buttplug-hits-v1-milestone/ haptics control library

https://trees.org/ trees regeneration

https://omny.fm/shows/freakonomics-radio/does-advertising-actually-work-part-1-tv https://omny.fm/shows/freakonomics-radio/does-advertising-actually-work-part-2-digital

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/5D_optical_data_storage data crystals

Ask HN: What startup/technology is on your ‘to watch’ list?

https://madaidans-insecurities.github.io/guides/linux-hardening.html securing Linux

https://www.notion.so/personal personal and team knowledge management

https://hackernoon.com/ hackers media and community

https://wiki.bitmessage.org/ P2P messaging

https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billTextClient.xhtml?bill_id=201920200AB2149 non-consensual food delivery services

https://omar.website/tabfs/ browser tabs filesystem

https://www.metzdowd.com/pipermail/cryptography/2020-December/036510.html Bitcoin criticism

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=25580637 Failed projects and startups

https://www.2600.com/ hacker magazine

https://www.hope.net/ Hackers On Planet Earth conference

https://yukaichou.com/gamification-examples/octalysis-complete-gamification-framework/ Octalysis Framework for Gamification & Behavioral Design

https://logicmag.io/commons/inside-the-whale-an-interview-with-an-anonymous-amazonian/

https://fasterthanli.me/articles/a-half-hour-to-learn-rust

https://www.math.columbia.edu/~woit/wordpress/?p=12069 Criticism of string theory

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/I_am_lonely_will_anyone_speak_to_me

https://youtu.be/fn3KWM1kuAw dancing robots

https://petapixel.com/2019/07/13/shooting-high-res-thermal-photos-of-iceland-to-show-nature-at-work thermal camera photography

https://www.pine64.org/pinetime/ open-source smartwatch

https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2173745 Low-poly vase

https://youtu.be/vtIzMaLkCaM The Craft of Writing Effectively

https://cognitiontoday.com/phone-addiction-coping-solutions-research-statistics/ Phone addiction and phubbing

https://kottke.org/20/12/21-things-that-kept-me-going-in-2020

https://ylukem.com/blog/url-shorteners-set-ad-tracking-cookies privacy

https://samplesize.one/blog/posts/my_year_in_data/ personal productivity data analysis

https://nexusmutual.io/ blockchain insurance

https://probml.github.io/pml-book/book1.html Intro to Machine Learning

https://nullprogram.com/blog/2020/12/31/ State machines

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/ECC_memory

https://candost.blog/how-to-stop-endless-discussions/ RFC and consent-based decision making

https://bloomnetwork.org/ regenerative media network

https://www.goodcheapandfast.com/2020 SEO

http://mikelevins.github.io/posts/2020-12-18-repl-driven/ Repl-driven interactive development

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=25641399 Telegram privacy

https://github.com/GRVYDEV/Project-Lightspeed self-hosted streaming

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VQUl_hf6yo8 sailing with foil

http://www.lyons42.com/seminars/HofstPunsAndHumor.html

http://prelectur.stanford.edu/lecturers/hofstadter/imagegallery.html

https://maidsafe.net/ decentralized data network

https://www.xda-developers.com/whatsapp-updates-terms-privacy-policy-mandate-data-sharing-facebook/ WhatsApp & Facebook privacy

https://themarkup.org/citizen-browser/2021/01/05/in-georgia-facebooks-changes-brought-back-a-partisan-news-feed political news and ads on Facebook

https://openai.com/blog/dall-e/ AI generated images from text

https://marklodato.github.io/visual-git-guide/index-en.html visual git reference

https://www.reddit.com/r/DunderMifflin/comments/kr6780/choose_your_favorite_michael_scott/?utm_source=share&utm_medium=ios_app&utm_name=iossmf Deepfake Michael Scott

https://lemire.me/blog/2021/01/06/memory-access-on-the-apple-m1-processor/ Apple M1

https://medium.com/swlh/an-experimental-open-source-memristor-programmable-diode-4476c1874d72 Open-source memristor

https://unclack.app/#/ Auto-mute microphone while typing

https://bert.org/2021/01/04/t2-pin-cracking/ Terminator, TV hacking

https://stratechery.com/2021/new-defaults/ Defaults

https://locusmag.com/2021/01/cory-doctorow-neofeudalism-and-the-digital-manor/

https://evanjconrad.com/posts/moral-competence helping others

https://www.gnu.org/software/units/ unit conversion

https://steveklabnik.com/writing/is-webassembly-the-return-of-java-applets-flash WASM

https://www.govtrack.us/ Government data analysis

https://www.bti360.com/what-ive-learned-in-45-years-in-the-software-industry/

https://darknetdiaries.com/episode/61/

https://darknetdiaries.com/episode/82/

https://rosenzweig.io/blog/asahi-gpu-part-1.html Apple M1

https://sahillavingia.com/work Gumroad

https://gumroad.com/ creatives marketplace

https://themarkup.org/citizen-browser/2021/01/05/how-we-built-a-facebook-inspector facebook ad tracking

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Holon_%28philosophy%29

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Ghost_in_the_Machine

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Enterprise_resource_planning

https://www.w3.org/TR/did-core/ Decentralized identifiers

https://torrentfreak.com/sci-hub-founder-criticises-sudden-twitter-ban-over-over-counterfeit-content-210108/ Twitter sci-hub censorship

https://9to5mac.com/2021/01/04/app-privacy-labels-messaging-apps/ privacy labels

https://betterexplained.com/articles/intuitive-convolution/ convolution

https://framablog.org/2021/01/07/peertube-v3-its-a-live-a-liiiiive/ Peer tube

Ask HN: Show me your half baked project

https://www.jordanharbinger.com/mark-edward-true-confessions-of-a-fake-psychic/

https://www.jordanharbinger.com/javier-pena-and-steve-murphy-taking-down-pablo-escobar/

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=6avJHaC3C2U The Art of Code - Dylan Beattie

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_qgSz1UmcBM How Quantum Biology Might Explain Life’s Biggest Questions | Jim Al-Khalili | TED Talks

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Permaculture

https://blog.pragmaticengineer.com/what-silicon-valley-gets-right-on-software-engineers/

http://algorithmsbook.com/ algorithms for decision making

https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20200531/23325444617/hello-youve-been-referred-here-because-youre-wrong-about-section-230-communications-decency-act.shtml Section 230, censorship, free speech, internet

https://www.ioccc.org/ The International Obfuscated C Code Contest

https://sakurasamurai.pro/ Hacker collective

https://owlspace.xyz/cybersec/steam-login/ Steam security

https://steamdb.info/blog/breaking-steam-client-cryptography/ Steam security

http://hakibenita.com https://hakibenita.com/sql-anomaly-detection SQL anomaly detection

https://about.fb.com/news/2018/11/myanmar-hria/ Myanmar and facebook

http://cybernews.com https://cybernews.com/news/70tb-of-parler-users-messages-videos-and-posts-leaked-by-security-researchers/ Parler data leak

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5MgBikgcWnY The first 20 hours – how to learn anything | Josh Kaufman | TEDxCSU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ti_gFEe1XNY How to Talk Like a Native Speaker | Marc Green | TEDxHeidelberg

https://www.whatmatters.com/faqs/okrs-objectives-key-results-explanation-examples/ OKR

VPS

https://archive.org/details/Teaserama

https://critter.blog/2021/01/12/if-it-matters-after-today-stop-talking-about-it-in-a-chat-room/ collaboration through chat

http://sherylcanter.com/wordpress/2010/01/a-science-based-technique-for-seasoning-cast-iron/ Cast iron seasoning

https://sasha-f.medium.com/why-mmap-is-faster-than-system-calls-24718e75ab37 syscall vs mmap

https://cabal.chat/ P2P chat

https://matrix.org/blog/2020/06/02/introducing-p-2-p-matrix P2P Matrix

https://scuttlebutt.nz/ P2P gossip platform

https://github.com/InternetSociety/ose-documentation webservers configuration reference

https://newlab.com/ technology lab

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Climax_community

https://popey.com/blog/2021/01/null/

https://foambubble.github.io/foam/ personal knowledge management

https://rambo.codes/posts/2021-01-08-distributing-mac-apps-outside-the-app-store macOS App Store

https://reasonandmeaning.com/2017/10/31/what-is-social-cooling/ social cooling

https://aquadzn.github.io/learn-x-by-doing-y/ coding learning projects

https://create.arduino.cc/projecthub Arduino projects

https://plaintextaccounting.org/ Plain text accounting

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lYgu75EwuPo CIAO 2020

http://aquafaba.com/index.html legumes liquid

https://mainichi.jp/english/articles/20210111/p2a/00m/0dm/016000c Rent-a-person

https://karthrajan.medium.com/mcdonalds-theory-on-how-best-to-rescue-conversations-e65c23ad41b9 conversations, decision making, breaking ice

https://www.pechakucha.com/ presentation style

https://landreport.com/2021/01/bill-gates-americas-top-farmland-owner/ Bill Gates farmland

https://www.mihaileric.com/posts/we-need-data-engineers-not-data-scientists/ Data engineers vs data scientists

https://stealthisshow.com/s05e15/

https://www.rude.world/ decentralized content creation

https://martinfowler.com/articles/developer-effectiveness.html work productivity, effectiveness, tools

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ArangoDB

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benefit_corporation

https://www.jingos.com/ iPad style Linux distro

https://www.eleuther.ai/gpt-neo Ai

https://thinkingthrough.substack.com/p/context-switching-cost-more-than Context switching, productivity

http://rachelbythebay.com/w/2021/01/17/woe/ HR, management, work conflict

https://singularityhub.com/2021/01/10/the-worlds-oldest-story-astronomers-say-global-myths-about-seven-sisters-stars-may-reach-back-100000-years/ Worlds oldest story, astronomy

https://grimminck.medium.com/running-a-fake-power-plant-on-the-internet-for-a-month-4a624f685aaa PLC honeypot

https://gomox.medium.com/google-safe-browsing-can-kill-your-startup-7d73c474b98d

https://www.bemyeyes.com/

https://webflow.com/ WYSIWYG web

https://tedium.co/2021/01/13/linksys-wrt54g-router-history/

https://github.com/caronc/apprise notification library

https://github.com/caronc/apprise-api Apprise API

https://ceramic.network/ decentralized storage abstraction and management layer

https://www.cloudron.io/ self-hosting wizard

https://stripe.com/atlas company setup wizard

https://jonathanstark.com/ freelance and self-employment advice

https://capsule.social/ P2P social media, self-hosted microservice mesh

https://tjcx.me/p/i-wasted-40k-on-a-fantastic-startup-idea startup, health

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tulsa_race_massacre

https://www.stephendiehl.com/posts/exotic03.html programming languages

https://www.ssl.com/article/x509-certificates-pki-online-voting-electronic-voting-elections/ online voting

https://www.mightynetworks.com/ private social platform

https://ungleich.ch/u/products/hosted-matrix-chat/ Matrix hosting

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yogo_sapphire Montana Sapphires

http://shape-of-code.coding-guidelines.com/2021/01/17/software-effort-estimation-is-mostly-fake-research/ Effort estimation, ML, research

https://launchpad.ethereum.org/ ETH2 launch

https://betterexplained.com/articles/brevity-is-beautiful/ math guides

https://internxt.com/ zero-knowledge cloud storage (drive, sync, photos)

https://rclone.org/ cloud-to-cloud sync / transfer tool

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goodhart%27s_law

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Security_BSides security conferences

https://mattferraro.dev/posts/cnc-router DIY CNC

https://florian.github.io/xor-trick/ XOR magic

https://www.murilopereira.com/the-values-of-emacs-the-neovim-revolution-and-the-vscode-gorilla/ editor software history

https://buynothingproject.org/about/ hyper-local gifting and borrowing

https://laconicml.com/computer-science-curriculum-youtube-videos/ computer science lectures and tutorials

https://www.42.us.org/ free computer engineering university

https://www.verticalfield.com/ Vertical and local farming

https://thisanimedoesnotexist.ai/ Ai generated illustrations

https://kottke.org/21/01/fedex-shipping-damage-creates-fractured-artworks FedEx shipping damage art

https://sql.lspgn.workers.dev/?hn Serverless edge database

https://workers.cloudflare.com/ Deploy serverless code from edge

https://musclewiki.com/ exercise by muscle

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Observable_universe_logarithmic_illustration.png Observable universe logarithmic map

https://freakonomics.com/podcast/brian-deese/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nathan%27s_Hot_Dog_Eating_Contest

https://cryptoartschool.github.io/IntroCapsule/IntroToTheIntro crypto art

https://NOLINK-www.arcturiantools.com/p/i-connect-product-for-our-time.html right-wing new age

https://ipfs.io/ipfs/QmdFrru4PyHzXGZztEPnYToBR3QovD7fkC1HSyty22LzfD decentralized protocol review (Twitter’s Bluesky project)

https://corellium.com/blog/linux-m1 Linux on M1

https://www.rijksmuseum.nl/en Online museum

https://letsencrypt.org/2021/01/21/next-gen-database-servers.html database performance

https://www.robrhinehart.com/the-new-york-times/ Journalism, NYT

https://astralcodexten.substack.com/p/still-alive Slate star codex, privacy

https://holochain.org/ P2P agent-centric distributed coordination

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nonviolent_Communication

https://github.com/spantaleev/matrix-docker-ansible-deploy/blob/master/docs/README.md Ansible playbook to deploy Matrix Synapse and Element

https://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/focus/en/press/z0508_00161.html Crystal formation

https://iconduck.com/ Free icons

https://newatlas.com/good-thinking/vertical-field-urban-farm-geoponics/ Vertical on-site farming

https://github.com/lmatteis/torrent-net Decentralized search

https://www.pidgin.im/plugins/?publisher=all&query=&type= Extensible chat

https://nohello.net/ Chat etiquette

https://jakobgreenfeld.com/metrics Metrics for decision making

https://pgm.di.unipi.it/ PGM index data structure

https://superorganizers.every.to/p/how-hard-should-i-push-myself Reducing stress response

https://lincoln.metacannon.net/2021/01/facebook-disabled-my-account-after-i-criticized-them.html Facebook & decentralization movement

https://jvns.ca/blog/2021/01/23/firecracker--start-a-vm-in-less-than-a-second/ Fast-boot VMs

https://jvns.ca/blog/2021/01/04/docker-compose-is-nice/ Docker compose for local development

https://jvns.ca/blog/2018/11/01/tailwind--write-css-without-the-css/ Tailwind CSS

https://matrix.org/docs/guides/moderation Matrix moderation guide

https://github.com/matrix-org/mjolnir Matrix moderation tool