GNOME is refusing to settle with a patent troll, on principle. If you can, give them money before cokeheads use loopholes in legal systems to end the golden age of technological progress we are currently living it.
I think Inuktitut is the most beautiful language I've ever heard. I used to watch the nightly news in Inuktitut, not because I understood a single word, but because the host's especially-beautiful voice was hypnotic. Here's a career highlight reel from when she retired.
The 6502 is a legendary processor that was used in the NES, Commodore 64, Apple II, and countless others (not to mention close-derivatives). It's also still the best way to learn Assembly, because it is relatively straightforward. Visual 6502 Circuit Webapp.
I didn't write about the Jeremy Renner app because how can you improve on perfection? After the dust settled, though, one of the good folks at Uproxx wrote a very good fancy think piece about it.
The Onion has been funnier than normal lately. Example.
It looks like Google will not back down on neutering ad blockers in future versions. No surprise, as Google's main source of income (last I checked) was ads. Chrome's been getting slow as well but all my stuff is there, so no matter how good Firefox is getting (and it is), it's a real pain switching over...
You only need a very small subset of Vim to be productive. Vim is so massive, though, that I doubt one person could actually learn it all. Oddball, useful Vim tricks.
JWZ on accepting donations in cryptocurrencies. "They started accepting donations in these magic beans a while back, perhaps before the true toxicity of cryptocurrencies was widely understood. Back when it just seemed like a neat trick, like running wifi off of a potato battery."
Yesterday's Wiktionary word of the day was in Zulu. If you think Finnish is inflectional morphology porn, just look at all the ways to conjugate and decline this root.