Here are the articles or web sites that I’ve found this week and linked to on my Delicious Bookmarks:
- The Ariel Atom Cop Car Is The Most Ridiculous Cop CarAvon & Somerset Police have an Ariel Atom in their police car fleet. Sadly it’s a publicity stunt.
- How to Quack-Proof Yourself Against PseudoscienceHow to spot pseudoscience and quackery
- X-Men: Days of Future Past, Explained in Git – The Hashrocket BlogExplaining the plot of X-Men: Days of Future Past using git (via @swlines)
- National Review Laverne Cox story: The science of sex and transgenderism.Nice piece from Slate on the science behind sex and transgenderism (TL;DR: It’s not very binary)
- BBC News – US Secret Service seeks Twitter sarcasm detectorThe US Secret Service is tendering for software that can detect sarcasm on social media. Yeah, I bet they are.
- Studies Suggest Creative Resumes and Video Resumes Aren't EffectiveThat overly-creative CV may actually reduce your chances of getting an interview
- Memorial sound to echo down the ThamesShips are being asked to sound their horns at 6pm on 28th June, to mark 100 years since the start of WW1
- John Oliver's cheeky net neutrality plea crashes FCC website | Technology | The GuardianJohn Oliver’s plea about net neutrality crashed the FCC’s web site
- Two of the Best iOS 8 Features Apple Didn't Talk AboutApple didn’t mention this yesterday, but viewing battery usage per app is coming to iOS8
- BBC receives 1,200 complaints about disproportionate UKIP coverage – Media News – Digital SpyThe BBC has had a record number of complaints (1200) over disproportionate UKIP coverage during elections
- We Are Now In Command of the ISEE-3 Spacecraft – Space CollegeFollowing a successful crowdfunding campaign, volunteers have taken control of an abandoned NASA spacecraft
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