September 4th, 2015

Welcome to Friday. And September. And nearly-no-Summer.

Links time!

Are You Good Enough To Be A Tennis Line Judge?

A quick Wall Street Journal interactive feature where you can test your mad tennis call skills (skillz?)

BBC Future: Journey To The Centre Of The Earth

“How far would you have to travel to reach the Earth’s core? And what would you see along the way? Discover what lies beneath…”

Well done.

Kanye West: Late Registration – The Samples

A great infographic where you can “Dive into Kanye’s signature productions and follow the sample connections to explore the musical DNA of one of the most critically acclaimed LPs of the last decade.”

[Also, fyi, this album is now ten years old. Holy cow.]


A great (great!) Star Wars x-wing fighter simulation. Really well done. Very addictive and challenging.

This is not an official game so it may not last long, but it’s pretty great.

Bonus Link!

We took a tour of the abandoned college campuses of Second Life

Remember Second Life? No? Yeah me neither, really.

Some reads!

The WTF Economy: Workers in a World of Continuous Partial Employment

Perhaps a bit depressing. Big changes are coming for stable employment overall. This puts a fine point on industries that are ripe for further automation.

How The Internet Causes Depression

[self explanatory]

Thanks again for reading. And see you next week!