A note on The Toast - The Toast - The Toast
The Toast got a send-off from actual literal Hillary Clinton! »
The GOP’s War on Voting Is Working | The Nation
It is almost like the whole idea of voter ID is to keep the "wrong" people from the polls. »
[1606.08813] EU regulations on algorithmic decision-making and a "right to explanation"
Wow. EU citizens will soon have a "right to explanation" regarding algorithmic decisions: https://t… »
Michael Gove 2016
Why you should ALWAYS register the domain BEFORE you announce the name of your election campaign »
You Wouldn’t Guess, But I Was Homeless Once. — Medium
You wouldn't guess, but I was homeless once. (on the reasons why I'm so invested in #SFHomelessProject) »
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Gawker has received another threatening letter from Peter Thiel’s lawyer about Trump’s hair: https://t.… »
Live — Baratunde
#douglatunde »
Bad at Games — Evil: a comic about Harry Potter, queer...
"EVIL," my comic about harry potter & queer representation, is live »
Introducing a new digital application for healthcare at VA — Medium
Any Veteran. Anytime. Anywhere. Any device. Introducing a new digital application for healthcare at VA »
Responses To The Screen Reader Strategy Survey | HeydonWorks
Enlightening insights from a handful of screen reader users on how they tackle websites, collated by @heydonworks https:/… »
Tiny Type Co — typefaces for odd jobs
Add another to the growing throng of talented tiny type companies: @tinytypeco Congrats, @rbmntjs! »
toki- Process & WALK_short ver. - YouTube
3D printing meets turntable meets light source = moving magic. Brilliance. »
YouTube
I shot a funny video of @ilovecharts and @flyingtoast arguing about who knows more stuff »
The Ambiguous Cylinder optical illusion
The Ambiguous Cylinder Illusion is a deserving finalist in the 2016 Illusion of the Year contest »
5by5 | Road Work #34: China Pig
Just in time for the holiday weekend: a new episode of @roadworkshow with @johnroderick With custom cover-art too »
VR Infinite Gesture - Unity Game Engine Plugin - Trailer - YouTube
Here's the trailer for Infinite Gesture @unity3d plug-in by @edwonia. #MachineLearning will revolutionize VR UI & UX »
Dear advertisers: It’s time to stop supporting BuzzFeed Video — The Startup — Medium
“No one should have to work for exposure. People die of exposure.” — @AkilahObviously »
5 At A Time: Chasing Guns From Facebook — Medium
Welcome to everyone joining us today to report gun sales on @facebook. I love you all. Here’s a handy primer »
mapzen.com/blog/walkabout
A visual tour of Walkabout, Mapzen's signature outdoor map style. »
Go On, Get Out Of Here - The Toast
Are you still here? Get out of here! Go on! Get! You can’t stay here! What are you standing there for? Go! »
A Tragic Loss | Tesla Motors
Statement by @TeslaMotors on the incident. Autopilot confirmed engaged at time of accident. ht… »
How to get value from wireframes — Medium
Advice I need to follow. “How to get value from wireframes” by @dustin »
We Owe Most Of Our Greatest Tech To The Government, Here’s What It Should Do Next - BuzzFeed News
Excellent and compelling @cwarzel story on the US government's necessary role in tech »
Why Art-Making is Essential to the Tenderloin’s Homeless Population — SF Homeless Project
Why Art-Making is Essential to the Tenderloin’s Homeless Population — @KQED »
#MakeComics: Surviving Deadlines | Comicosity
#MakeComics week continues with tips about how to survive deadlines! »
Open Data/Open Source Counsel | Mapbox
Mapbox is hiring an "Open Data/Open Source Counsel": I do not think anyone has ever hired for that position before. »
Time To Build — An Extremely Short Manifesto — Essays and non-fiction — Medium
This brief manifesto by @Harkaway, “Time to Build”, is for UKers but is widely applicable to all of us in the Churn »
Dear advertisers: It’s time to stop supporting BuzzFeed Video — Medium
BuzzFeed content xerox machine leads to creators having the "privilege" to work for free by @AkilahObviously »
NME on Twitter: "Ewan McGregor calls Boris Johnson a 'spineless cunt' after he abandons Tory leadership bid https://t.co/oR5aJkKY6u https://t.co/cgrCe8cBWX"
I wonder how I can generate a graph of Twitter's frequency of the word “cunt” since last Thursday. »
A Women’s History of Silicon Valley — Backchannel
TIL: "A women's history of Silicon Valley". Wonder how many untold stories of PoC in tech there are. »
Petition · Rename Fire Ants to Spicy Boys · Change.org
I think it’s about time this happens »
Situated Systems: Synthesis
Beautifully written, critically reflective @situatedsystem report re: their BayArea fieldwk: ht… »
Watch swiftlaura's Vine "Michael Gove's human suit malfunctioned at conference today."
I can't stop watching this vine of Michael Gove clapping four different ways in six seconds »
The New York Times on Twitter: "Military bands cost about $437 million last year — almost 3 times the budget of the National Endowment for the Arts https://t.co/xyQrnP13e4"
US Military cost $598 billion dollars last year — 4200 times the budget of the National Endowment for the Arts https://t… »
Is Amanda a mermaid? on Twitter: "Donald Trump is a rapist and a child molester. https://t.co/eEtEowABiO"
"These allegations are credible" They are. Given what we know of Trump none of this seems counter to his character. »
Corgi Con is real, and it's spectacular
omg it's Corgi Con time! cc @precociouspenny »
Vitaliy Zlotskiy on Twitter: "@AsherVo Have you seen this? App Store gone crazy! https://t.co/aP28YawoRB"
Thanks @AppStore for this little treasure. I wish I had the energy to even be mad anymore. »
Marshall Kirkpatrick on Twitter: "Ouch. https://t.co/BiYNLqCziu"
Doesn't help that we're building like zero new affordable housing compared to the need. »
Chapter 9A.49 RCW: LASERS
@dphiffer there's already a whole section of RCW about Laser Crimes, I imagine it'll just expand with time »
Chris Jackson on Twitter: "
Oregon: @WinCoFoods is selling La Croix at nearly 50% off. THIS IS NOT A DRILL PEOPLE. »
Aura Bogado on Twitter: "Literally told this man NO three times, in different tones, in his mentions and in his DMs, but it didn't matter. https://t.co/UZSnhZThS0"
Ah, the age-old "how dare women have opinions but be unwilling to defend them to rando bad-faith dudes online" »
Save 75% on Another World – 20th Anniversary Edition on Steam
@fullbright Obligatory PSA for the thread: Another World $2.49 on Steam RN so yeah, go play this classic now! »
Nerf Herder – IV  - ThePunkSite.com
"FEW BANDS COULD ORCHESTRATE SUCH A RELEVANT COMEBACK!" - via @thepunksite Props to #ColeFaulkner… »
Let's Translate US Election 2016! by Meedan — Kickstarter
.@meedan, @globalvoices + @pri are translating the online conversation about the US Election. This is a rad project »
Georgia publisher jailed after filing open records request | www.myajc.com
North Georgia newspaper publisher jailed over open records request h/t @acpark1 »
Disabled woman beaten bloody by TSA agents after becoming confused and afraid at security checkpoint
Disabled woman beaten bloody by TSA agents after becoming confused and afraid at security checkpoint »
Newsletters in your NewsBlur - The NewsBlur Blog
What Google Reader (RIP) could not, NewsBlur can. Introducing newsletters in your NewsBlur. https://t… »
What is Artificial Intelligence? - O'Reilly Media
This is a very good introduction to #AI for the general public by @bigdata and @mikeloukides #NextEconomy »
Counting Down to Juno's Arrival at Jupiter | NASA
Counting Down to Juno's Arrival at Jupiter via NASA »
How Samantha Bee Crashed the Late-Night Boys' Club | Rolling Stone
“I have literally filled my office with people who have been underestimated their entire careers.” »
Instagram
Happy Canada Day! "Vaguely foreign." That's how @fraying described me when we first met at SXSW… »
Jeremy Lin on Twitter: "The journey continues...thankful for the next chapter!! #Godisgood https://t.co/1PLutlFbyO"
T minus 5 hours before I get a text from my parents about how maybe I should marry JLin, again. »
Nieman Lab on Twitter: "Spotify says Apple won’t approve a new version of its app because it doesn’t want competition for Apple Music https://t.co/h0pf2Ln8Zu"
ABUSE OF POWER COMES AS NO SURPRISE /cc @aral @indie @doctorow @timberners_lee @vgcerf @mitchellbaker @gruber »
The Economist on Twitter: "Why aren't millennials buying diamonds? https://t.co/yMmkzFUFBb https://t.co/a822ggVZrK"
We crashed the economy and saddled you with massive student debt, the least you shits can do is buy our death rocks http… »
Hamburger Menus and Hidden Navigation Hurt UX Metrics
In case you're still clinging on... "Discoverability is cut in half by hamburger menus; task difficulty increases" »
ginger spice on Twitter: "Russian cursive is the most mind blowing thing I've ever seen https://t.co/NYn4LFPhu2"
@cold_pastoral (cc @agentscarlet) forgive the dumb question, but is this real? because it’s amazing »
Periodic Table of NYC Trash by Molly Young & Teddy Blanks — Kickstarter
There's now a formal taxonomy of the things you can find on NYC streets. Check out the Periodic Table of NYC Trash »
Organizational Size Classes - Allen Pike
Organizational Size Classes: on how to grow a company beyond 15, and whether you would want to. »
Trevor Timm on Twitter: "Huge: @TheIntercept obtained the FBI's classified rules for targeting journalists with National Security Letters https://t.co/eGm9Fc5xnY"
Wow. This explicitly authorizes @FBI to get journalists' call records to uncover sources--without court oversight. https://t.c… »
Crypt of the NecroDancer Pocket Edition on the App Store
Crypt of the NecroDancer is now available via @AppStoreGames for iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV! h… »
Stream The Avalanches' Wildflower Album Now | The FADER
Stream @TheAvalanches' Wildflower album now. »
Why The New Child Rape Case Filed Against Donald Trump Should Not Be Ignored
MY NEW POST: Why The New Child Rape Case Filed Against Donald Trump Should Not Be Ignored. »
McCain Counters Obama 'Arab' Question - YouTube
Remember how @SenJohnMcCain handled questions from racists? »
Is Trump on crappy prescription stimulants, like Hitler? / Boing Boing
Is Trump strung out on crappy prescription speed, like Hitler? »
SoundStage: VR Music Maker - YouTube
VR peeps, you are making this week mindblowingly awesome. @jloganolson's SoundStage! (ht @alexqgb) »
Brexit, by a Serbian "fake Briton" / Boing Boing
Brexit, by a Serbian "fake Briton" »
Asset Store
OMG! VR INFINITE GESTURE @UNITY3D PLUGIN LOOKS AMAZING!!! Uses #MachineLearning by @edwonia »
Adam Savage Tests the Best Ways to Sear a Steak! - YouTube
That time when @donttrythis burned a hole in my lawn and it was awesome. »
Obama says U.S. drones strikes have killed up to 116 civilians, watchdogs estimate is much higher / Boing Boing
Obama says U.S. drones strikes have killed up to 116 civilians, watchdogs say true count likely far higher »
Macy's banned from detaining and fining alleged shoplifters, judge rules | Business | The Guardian
As if I needed another reason to never go into Macy's after they closed down Marshall Fields... »
Chelsea Manning on the end of U.S. ban on transgender people in the military / Boing Boing
Chelsea Manning [@xychelsea] has some thoughts on the end of the U.S. ban on transgender people in the military »
Sexing it app: The erotic video games that explore sexuality | New Scientist
Brilliant @newscientist article about love & sex and in games, feat. @radiatoryang, Cara Ellison and #LovableHatCult https://… »
Spotify threatens to report Apple to competition regulators over App Store rejection / Boing Boing
Spotify threatens to report Apple to competition regulators over App Store rejection »
Brazilian police killing often as Olympic games loom / Boing Boing
Brazilian police killing often as Olympic games loom »
Federal judge blocks Indiana abortion restriction / Boing Boing
Federal judge blocks Indiana abortion restriction »
Researchers find over 100 spying Tor nodes that attempt to compromise darknet sites / Boing Boing
Researchers find over 100 spying Tor nodes that attempt to compromise darknet sites »
Illinois gun shop raffles AR-15 rifle to benefit Orlando victims / Boing Boing
Illinois gun shop raffles AR-15 rifle to benefit Orlando victims »
Searching for a good reason to remove the headphone jack - Six Colors
Count me as a “remove the headphone jack” skeptic. »
In Madagascar, pineapple jokes are a form of dangerous, soon-to-be-banned dissent / Boing Boing
In Madagascar, pineapple jokes are a form of dangerous, soon-to-be-banned dissent #mananasy »
How Fox News Smeared DeRay McKesson In 17 Seconds | ThinkProgress
This is pure ugly white supremacy. Fox attempts takedown of the most qualified person just to make white viewers mad »
Post-Brexit, white-power handbills blanket a north London street / Boing Boing
Post-Brexit, white-power handbills blanket a north London street »
Remarks at the SASE Panel On The Moral Economy of Tech
@Dymaxion You saw the recent @baconmeteor piece, I presume? »
How Boris Johnson was brought to his knees by the 'cuckoo nest plot'
"It makes House of Cards look like Teletubbies.” An incredible story of treachery, ambition, and incompetence. https://t.… »
NRA Complaint Takes Down 38,000 Websites | Motherboard
There is no cloud, just other people’s computers. »
Donald Trump warns that random plane could be a Mexican fighter jet 'getting ready to attack'
Trump tries one more time to persuade us to put him in command of the nation’s nuclear arsenal. »
Save 50% on Papers, Please on Steam
If you don’t already have “Papers, Please” get it now on steam for 80% off! »
Leaked FBI documents reveal secret rules for spying on journalists with National Security Letters | Freedom of the Press Foundation
More on @TheIntercept's scoop on the FBI's abuse of NSL authorities to uncover journo's sources »
Messenger
#MessinaBot has been updated with @messenger's new persistent menu! #bots »
Pro Bono Editing Services for Marginalized Writers | Make Me a Sammich
Writers: I'm paying it forward. Take me up on it. Pro Bono Editing Services for Marginalized Writers »
Farewell To The Toast: I Shaven’t It, I Shaven’t It Muchly - The Establishment
Farewell To The Toast: I Shaven’t It, I Shaven’t It Muchly via @ESTBLSHMNT @TheToast @mallelis @Ni… »
Washington Monthly | Elizabeth Warren’s Consolidation Speech Could Change the Election
This speech by @SenWarren is a barn-burner. #NextEconomy »
Family Man - A Graphic Novel
Family Man update! Don't worry everybody, the brandy survives the fall. »
In the Tory laundry basket, Michael Gove is the dirtiest item | Marina Hyde | Opinion | The Guardian
“Have you ever taken anything out of the dirty-clothes basket because it had become, relatively, the cleaner thing?” »
Heavy Metal and Natural Language Processing - Part 1
Heavy Metal and Natural Language Processing #NLProc »
blog.servo.org/2016/06/30/servo-nightlies
Servo now has nightly builds for experimentation. Come help build the modern browser engine. https://… »
Daring Fireball: Android N's Name: Nougat
My favorite thing about @gruber is how careful he is to avoid offending anyone. »
There are now more than 11,000 bots on Facebook Messenger | The Verge
There are now 11,000 bots on Facebook Messenger. I’m asleep don’t @ me »
DevOps vs SRE: delayed coverage of the dumbest war – charity.wtf
wrote up a thing on the differences between SRE and DevOps. only a few months late, goaded into it… »
The Washington Post is using Slack to create a reader community focused on the gender pay gap » Nieman Journalism Lab
The Washington Post is using Slack to create a reader community focused on the gender pay gap v… »
Did Clinton University Break The Same Law As Trump U? - The Daily Beast
Oh ffs there's also a fake Clinton University »
Join the Howdy Beta Team!
We are looking for a few good beta teams! Sign up and get first crack at new Howdy features! »
For U.S. Parents, a Troubling Happiness Gap - The New York Times
"For years, social scientists have known that nonparents are happier than parents." »
The original Michelin Man, circa 1907 : pics
The original Michelin Man, circa 1907 //cc @greatdismal »
But alas! the creature grows degenerate.
Read if you, like me, love Steve Rogers, conspiracy theories, and the poorly-hidden homoeroticism of Marvel films »
Electoral fraud: Trump sends fundraiser emails to foreign politicians / Boing Boing
Trump spams foreign politicians asking for cash, Nigerian Prince style. PS, it's illegal. »
The Negro Motorist Green Book and Black America’s Perpetual Search For A Home - The Toast - The Toast
"The Negro Motorist Green Book & Black America’s Perpetual Search For A Home" Where @carvellwallace explores Oakland »
Benefit for Geneviève Elverum collection on eBay!
Totally overwhelming supportive auction for my household from legitimate godpeople »
Refugees Encounter a Foreign Word: Welcome - The New York Times
@zmagg oops. i need gmail undo for tweets. that's from this »
Spotify says Apple won’t approve a new version of its app because it doesn’t want competition for Apple Music - Recode
Spotify says Apple won’t approve a new version of its app because it doesn’t want competition via @Recode »
Donald Trump used money donated for charity to buy himself a Tim Tebow-signed football helmet - The Washington Post
Donald Trump used money donated for charity to buy himself a Tim Tebow-signed helmet, by @Fahrenthold »
Claim that jet stream crossing equator is ‘climate emergency’ is utter nonsense - The Washington Post
Claim that jet stream crossing equator is ‘climate emergency’ is utter nonsense »
Anita Sarkeesian, Undaunted - The New Yorker Radio Hour - WNYC
Get your first listen to material from our new series Ordinary Women in this segment for The New Yorker Radio Hour. »
Bill Clinton’s Fondness for Tarmac Talk Gets Him Into Trouble - NYTimes.com
Bill Clinton tarmac schmoozing w/ @amychozick, writer of this story on his tarmac schmoozing http… »
Does More Security at Airports Make Us Safer or Just Move the Targets? - The New York Times
"'The T.S.A. has created a target with security lines,' Mr. Mueller said." Yup. Interesting infographics, too http… »
Luck Runs Out for a Leader of ‘Brexit’ Campaign - The New York Times
If you’ve yet to grok what’s going on in the UK at the moment, this profile of Boris is a worthy starting place »
Moonlighter by Digital Sun Games — Kickstarter
ARPG #Moonlighter has just 1 day left of its Kickstarter campaign! Back it here now: . https… »
The Girl Who Listened To Rush - Nerf Herder lyric video - YouTube
Happy #CanadaDay! @rushtheband @rushisaband #TheGirlWhoListenedToRush »
WHY ARE YOU LONELY: A TEXT GAME - The Toast
Thanks for summing me up, @mallelis »
Forbes Welcome
The iPhone 7 Launch Is Apple's Dangerous Gamble via @forbes »
Situated Systems
We’re in the process of putting all the @situatedsystem production files and supporting documentation online at . »
the-toast.net/2015/11/17/diana-vreeland-writes-a-technology-advice-column
I will always be grateful to @TheToast for letting me write an entire advice column as Diana Vreeland »
Tweetbot 4 for Twitter on the App Store
To celebrate 4th of July and Canada Day, Tweetbot for iOS and for Mac are both on sale. https://t.co… »
Sign up | Tumblr
okay, I wasn't expecting that one »
Mac App Store - Tweetbot for Twitter
To celebrate 4th of July and Canada Day, Tweetbot for iOS and for Mac are both on sale. https://t.co… »
My Real-Time Response To Learning What The Rock Eats
This was just one of the tremendously great pieces at The Toast, go read everything, @mallelis rules forever, amen https://t… »
Male Gamers Only
This MAY have been what hooked me on The Toast? Who sees weird spammy web ads and makes this? @mallelis apparently. https://t… »
#fortune
#eveningfortune »
Martin Prince's Finest Moments
I find it impossible that anyone could love any @mallelis piece on @TheToast more than this one. »
will.i.am - home
remember that time Marissa re-designed the Yahoo yodel over a weekend with the voice memos app and »