Items for October 2020

Flutter Web: A Fractal of Bad Design

Tags: web, programming, ethics

The Theremin Is 100 Years Old; Celebrating The Spookiest Of Instruments

Tags: cool, music, tech

30 Times Male Authors Showed They Barely Know Anything About Women

Tags: books, gender

RIAA’s YouTube-DL Takedown Ticks Off Developers and GitHub’s CEO

Tags: internet, law

Study supports link between traffic-related air pollution and mental disorders

Tags: environment, health

How Oslo Achieved Zero Pedestrian and Bicycle Fatalities, and How Others Can Apply What Worked

Tags: cars, cities

Coronavirus in Africa: Five reasons why Covid-19 has been less deadly than elsewhere

Tags: pandemic, africa

A B.C. research project gave homeless people $7,500 each — the results were 'beautifully surprising'

Tags: work, economics

See the secret buildings that make cities run

Tags: cities, architecture

The ecological impact of fences

Tags: animals, environment, architecture