Reading Today

​Organic food worse for the climate

“Organically farmed food has a bigger climate impact than conventionally farmed food, due to the greater areas of land required. This is the finding of a new international study involving Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, published in the journal Nature.”

read full text »

Reading Today

Loop quantum gravity

“Loop quantum gravity (LQG) is a theory of quantum gravity, merging quantum mechanics and general relativity. It is a theory of discrete, quantized units of spacetime because, according to general relativity, gravity is a manifestation of the geometry of spacetime.”

read full text »

Reading Today

Vehicle Miles Traveled

“In recent quarters, Andre Harboe has been doing good work in our office on creating and using some unique, or offbeat, economic indicators, or at least in terms of regional or state economies.”

read full text »

Reading Today

A Netflix Web Performance Case Study

“tl;dr: There are no silver bullets to web performance. Simple static pages benefit from being server-rendered with minimal JavaScript. Libraries can provide great value for complex pages when used with care. Netflix is one of the most popular video streaming services.”

read full text »

Facebook’s Related Articles Fact Checker

Facebook’s Related Articles Fact Checker

I saw this on facebook for the first time today. Could have been around for a while, I don’t know. I appreciate it though. Saves me doing it myself and how often do I end up at Snopes.com anyways.  

Playing Scattergories with Grayson

Me: Something you keep hidden, starts with an “s” Grayson: Does “cake” start with a “c” or an “s”? 🎂 for the win!

Alfred Mac OS X Dark Mode Workflow

Alfred is great, I’m absolutely reliant on it. Everyone has their workflow lists and maybe I’ll do mine sometime, but here’s a quick one: alfred-dark-mode