Bristol council has this cool feature where old maps can be overlaid over current maps to see changes over time: maps.bristol.gov.uk/kyp/?editi

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Captions are now working! My fault… don’t try to include unescaped code in your captions. Wrote up a bit about how it failed silently on my site: laurakalbag.com/notes/

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Gaz Shaw boosted

I’ve added a custom dictionary and yet the auto-transcription can’t ever transcribe mine and @aral’s names correctly.

Why could that possibly be? 🤔

(I do actually know, it’s because our non-English names are too “foreign.” And clearly my non-American accent doesn’t help.)

I prefer the original, jerky frame rate. Though I’ve seen this film so many times, I’m probably biased. It probably works best with the skeletons. youtu.be/hgCw0YRMFHY

Man buys Starlink in the UK. Early look – night sky light pollution and all aside – pretty darn impressive: youtube.com/watch?v=8vMbB4xhst

A little something about Broughton Suspension Bridge. The original build collapsed with the 60th Rifle Corps marching across it.
fieldtripper.com/c/sWE68ho2s0I
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Broughto

‘Zoom Escaper is a tool to help you escape Zoom meetings. It allows you to self-sabotage your audio stream, making your presence unbearable to others.’
😅
youtube.com/watch?v=r_LhwsMAaA

‘In 1930 the Indiana Bell building was rotated 90°.

‘Over a month, the 22-million-pound structure was moved 15 inch/hr, all while 600 employees still worked there.

‘There was no interruption to gas, heat, electricity, water, sewage, or the telephone service they provided. No one inside felt it move.’ youtube.com/watch?v=zW-QGtOAVE

‘Pashman and Sfoglini engineered the new shape to maximize the amount of sauce that sticks to it, make it easier to get your fork on it, and have it feel good when you bite into it.’ kottke.org/21/03/the-invention

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