It’s the last Friday of March 2021!
Look at how fast that went! Unreal.
I hope you are all doing very well.
It’s links time!
Want to see how much your favourite musical artist earns from Spotify, YouTube Music, etc. via streaming?
A great little tool. Fairly comprehensive!
When Was I Conceived?
Based on your birth date, this site provides the week you were likely conceived as well as some trivia about that week and your birth date.
Is That Ship Still Stuck?
“That ship” being the now infamous “Ever Given” freighter.
As of right now: Yes!
A super challenging multiplayer version of a Mario Kart-ish game.
I suck at it but you might do better.
Ta daaaa! Friday Links! Delivered!
Happy weekend. See you next Friday!
This is the last Friday of Winter 2021. Huzzah!
I hope you’re doing just as well as you can be.
It’s links time!
This site, which will require access to your microphone, will add extra audio to your Zoom connection so you can beg out of a Zoom meeting.
Crying baby, a man weeping, urination (?!?!) — all can be added to your feed so you can say “Sorry guys, I have to take care of something.”
There is a tutorial
Weird. Very much a 2021 invention. Also making the rounds.
Photographer Captures the Cast of ‘Little Women’ in Traditional Wet Plate Portraits
“These dramatic, sepia-toned photographs were made using the collodion process—a photography style invented in 1851. This process, sometimes called tintype or wet plate photography, requires that the photo be taken while the plate is wet with light-sensitive chemicals and exposed before the plate dries.”
“Is that company you just bought shoes from paying a fair wage to its workers? Is your new shirt made from a company who is exploiting child labour?”
An interesting little site. Search for any company to find out whether they are worth your hard-earned money.
Create a complete shape from the blocks provided.
Soothing background music.
Ta daaa! We did it you guys!
See you next week everybody.
Welcome back to Friday everybody!
And happy (?) pandemic anniversary. We made it this far! (Hopefully all of you did.)
We have to keep hanging in there. We’re so close.
And it’s Friday!
Here we go.
Loads a completely randomly selected artwork from the Rijks Museum collection. Refresh for a new randomly selected item.
“While the Rijks Museum is quite large, most of its collection is not readily available to see for the general public. This project allows people to take a deep dive and see objects they might never see otherwise.’
Jan 6 Evidence
“Since the January 6 attack on the Capitol, hundreds of volunteers have scrutinized photos and video of the event. They have reviewed thousands of hours of footage, created timelines, identified and tracked persons of interest, synchronized videos, and provided analysis.
“This site is an effort to help organize and visualize this crowdsourced information.”
this story from HuffPo.
For His Newborn Daughter’s Photoshoot, This Dad Recreated Famous Paintings He And His Wife Love
That headline is a mouthful but WOW the work going on here is fantastic.
Just A Platformer
The most basic platformer game of all time. Still pretty challenging.
Ta daaa! Links! On Friday!
Thanks for following along at home. I hope you’re all doing as well as you can.
See you next Friday!
We made it! This was a packed week for me so I’m happy to see Friday again.
It’s links time!
Fake History Portrait Animation
Using (of course) some A.I., Twitter user “
Fake History Hunter” briefly animates some well known historical portraiture.
It’s just small, slight little movements, but the effect is very impressive.
Worn On TV
Want to find that outfit from a show you love? This is where to do that.
Weirdly: No Wandavision! (yet)
A neat little sample looping… thing.
Uses samples from the
band of the same name.
A tiny remake of 1987’s OutRun.
Kind of addictive.
Huzzah! We did it!
I hope your Friday is wonderful, and that your weekend is so good.
Stay safe. Stay well. See you next Friday.