Bookmarks

A collection of random links I saved over the years. Mainly for me, feel free to follow this also.

  • 'London Bridge is down': the secret plan for the days after the Queen’s death | Queen Elizabeth II | The Guardian

    'London Bridge is down': the secret plan for the days after the Queen’s death | Queen Elizabeth II | The Guardian

    <strong>The long read: </strong>She is venerated around the world. She has outlasted 12 US presidents. She stands for stability and order. ...

  • Russian Army Collapses—and Revolution—Near-Certain as Russia Loses War: When/Where Harder to Predict – Real Context News (RCN)

    Russian Army Collapses—and Revolution—Near-Certain as Russia Loses War: When/Where Harder to Predict – Real Context News (RCN)

    Losing this badly will help wake up millions of Russians to some level of reality, and they will blame Putin. It is doubtful that the Russi...

  • Russia’s Defeat in Ukraine May Take Some Time, But It’s Coming and Sooner Than You Think – Real Context News (RCN)

    Russia’s Defeat in Ukraine May Take Some Time, But It’s Coming and Sooner Than You Think – Real Context News (RCN)

    Dynamics over time are the key to analyzing just about anything, and they clearly favor Ukraine in Russia’s failing war of conquest (Russia...

  • Going Nuclear - by Lawrence Freedman - Comment is Freed

    Going Nuclear - by Lawrence Freedman - Comment is Freed

    On thinking the unthinkable (with postscript)

  • Portugal Could Hold an Answer for a Europe Captive to Russian Gas - The New York Times

    Portugal Could Hold an Answer for a Europe Captive to Russian Gas - The New York Times

    Long cut off from the continent’s grid, Portugal and Spain built a system based on imports and alternatives like solar that is the envy of ...

  • Banco de Portugal alerta para risco de queda dos preços da habitação – ECO

    Banco de Portugal alerta para risco de queda dos preços da habitação – ECO

    Banco de Portugal aponta a redução dos preços no mercado imobiliário residencial como um dos riscos para a estabilidade financeira. Redução ...

  • Web3 is going just great

    Web3 is going just great

    A timeline recording only some of the many disasters happening in crypto, decentralized finance, NFTs, and other blockchain-based projects.

  • Watch Strictly, eat sauerkraut, win at Monopoly: expert tips for hacking your happy hormones | Health & wellbeing | The Guardian

    Watch Strictly, eat sauerkraut, win at Monopoly: expert tips for hacking your happy hormones | Health & wellbeing | The Guardian

    Can we really harness our brain chemicals to give ourselves a blast of positivity? Researchers share their shortcuts to boosting oxytocin, ...

  • How to Embrace Doing Nothing - The Atlantic

    How to Embrace Doing Nothing - The Atlantic

    Absolute idleness is both harder and more rewarding than it seems.

  • React Hooks - When to Use useLayoutEffect Instead of useEffect | JavaScript in Plain English

    React Hooks - When to Use useLayoutEffect Instead of useEffect | JavaScript in Plain English

    The difference between useEffect and useLayoutEffect - explained with a real-life example.