Cool Stuff

Humans Are All More Closely Related Than We Commonly Think [text] – an article that explains that the common set of ancestors of humanity is actually surprisingly recent.

How Traditional French Butter Is Made In Brittany | Regional Eats [medium-length video] – because there’s something soothing in watching large amount of butter getting processed. And stamped.

Reverse Engineering the source code of the BioNTech/Pfizer SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine [text] – mRNA vaccines and DNA explained to software people. A FASCINATING read.

windows sound effect (acapella) [short video] – what the title says. I laughed.

Starlit Black Leopard: Capturing my dream photograph [text, pictures] – some storytelling around the behind the scenes of a picture of a black leopard against a starry sky. Very impressive.

The Silent Meeting Manifesto v1: Making meeting suck a little less [text] – some food for thought about meetings.

‘A Perfect World’ Around Every Miniature Bend [text, images] – an article about the renewal of interest in model trains (specifically Märklin) during last year

The Unlikely Rise of the French Tacos [text] – I must admit that I didn’t know (or remember?) that “French tacos” were a thing. But this made me smile in a bewildered way all along.

Text Rendering Hates You [text] – a cool piece about “why text is hard to render”.

Making a LEGO Domino Machine [short video] – a LEGO machine to place (LEGO) dominoes – incredibly satisfying to watch. And to listen to 😉

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