I Made A Linguistics Professor Listen To A Blink-182 Song And Analyze The Accent

From its start, punk has played with accents, with Amer­i­cans sound­ing like Brits and vice ver­sa but this voice is dif­fer­ent. It turns out that when you make a lin­guist lis­ten to a Blink-182 song, you can learn alot about how region­al dialects spread glob­al­ly, par­tic­u­lar­ly the influ­en­tial cadences com­ing out of Cal­i­for­nia. The three-minute pop punk song is not so dumb, after all.

The Decrystallization of the Hidden Netherlands

The Dutch government’s cen­sor­ship of sen­si­tive loca­tions has become an icon­ic fea­ture of our online Maps land­scape. These inter­ven­tions are slow­ly dis­ap­pear­ing, but look­ing back though the lens of Google Earth’s His­tor­i­cal Imagery fea­ture, what can we see beneath?

A Constructive Look At TempleOS

Per­haps we should instead look at Tem­pleOS as a research oper­at­ing sys­tem: what can be accom­plished if you’re not locked into estab­lished think­ing, back­wards com­pat­i­bil­i­ty, and mar­ket demands.

What can we learn if we are only will­ing to lis­ten?