1. Critic Markup Blogroll for February 27, 2015

    February 27, 2015 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    I use the heck out of Critic Markup, but I don't have a lot of time to make all the tools I want. Some awesome people are taking matters into their own hands.

    CriticMarkup.js converts the syntax into HTML.

    Critic Markup support is now available in SmartDown, the ...

  2. FoldingText Sale on MAS

    February 27, 2015 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    FoldingText is currently on sale for $15 through the Mac AppStore. That's half off if you don't already have.

    By way of @pslobo

  3. Oliver's Introduction to Unix [Link]

    February 25, 2015 by Gabe | [mmd] | ℳ↫

    A terrific primer for getting familiar with Unix commands.

  4. Neoprimitive Cultists [Link]

    February 22, 2015 by Gabe | [mmd] | ℳ↫

    An interesting essay by Andrew Potter:

    From the paleo diet to the "ancestral health" craze to the criminals leading the anti-vaccine movement, we live in neoprimitivist times, in precisely the manner sketched by William Gibson. A disturbingly large segment of society has adopted a highly skeptical and antagonistic relationship to ...

  5. Aziz Ansari on Harris Wittels [Link]

    February 22, 2015 by Gabe | [mmd] | ℳ↫

    A wonderful eulogy by Aziz Ansari for his friend:

    I was so excited for what was ahead for Harris. I knew he was going to really explode after this new project. The little bit of Wittels comedy out there was just the tip of the tip of the iceberg.

    Say ...

  6. Lenovo Breaks Security on Purpose [Link]

    February 19, 2015 by Gabe | [mmd] | ℳ↫

    A nice summary from Marc Rogers:

    Superfish replaces legitimate site certificates with its own in order to compromise the connections so it can install its adverts. This means that anyone affected by this adware cannot trust any secure connections they make.

    Remember Sony? The reality is that this will not ...

  7. Taskpaper on Sale for $2 [Link]

    February 18, 2015 by Gabe | [mmd] | ℳ↫

    Pretty good deal on Taskpaper for Mac. $2 is cheap and Taskpaper is very good.

    By way of @ttscoff

  8. The Brisket Manifesto [Link]

    February 18, 2015 by Gabe | [mmd] | ℳ↫

    Scientific BBQ at its best:

    The choice of smoker style is a personal preference. There are lots of different models ranging from barrel drums to Kamodos. Good barbecue can come from a $50 or a $5000 smoker. The key to quality brisket is mostly about temperature stability and moisture control ...

  9. Marijuana Possession and Honey Bees [Link]

    February 18, 2015 by Gabe | [mmd] | ℳ↫

    There's so much value in this site. I can't wait until Business Insider starts referencing the data there. Good times ahead.

  10. The Richest Cities for Young People: 1980 vs. Today [Link]

    February 17, 2015 by Gabe | [mmd] | ℳ↫

    A facinating look at how global economics works.

    One theory for why rich cities tend to get richer is "cumulative advantage," which is more commonly known as the rich-get-richer principle. The idea is that cities with thriving industries (consulting in Boston; software in San Jose; commodities in Chicago) attract the ...