Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, and Nestlé found to be worst plastic polluters worldwide in global cleanups and brand audits
How to solve the world’s plastics problem: Bring back the milk man
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Map of how far you can get away from a road in Berlin.
Surprising fact: aluminum cans are actually the perfect recyclable material, while plastic is the worst.
Is Noise Pollution the Next Big Public-Health Crisis? | The New Yorker
Just signed up for a new #Coursera course and checked out their mobile app. I really like its UI design. Simple, functional, and intuitive.
I was looking a while for tool that can do keyword based text replacements across multiple applications.
The winner is: AutoKey
Allows me to define little shortcuts for repetive texts I enter in chat apps, gmail, wiki markdown, etc.
I never trust reviews in online portals. Usually I only check the negative things people report.
'Why I write fake online reviews'
How the Boeing 737 Max Disaster Looks to a Software Developer
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Tomorrow, the country of #Brunei will start stoning gay people to death. We need to do something now. Please boycott these hotels owned by the Sultan of Brunei. Raise your voices now. Spread the word. Rise up.
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Funny April Fools Day joke on the OpenBSD mailing list:
"httpd(8): Adapt to industry wide current best security practices"
Greatly enjoyed the talks and open sessions at #devopsdaysyvr. The talk that impressed me most was the talk about Digital Ethics by @[email protected]
Tim Bray on office spaces
I could never work in a veal pen again, I don't understand why anyone accepts that as a condition of employment.
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