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My delicious.com bookmarks for August 5th through August 11th

  • The origins of abc – "We will begin where civilisation began, meander through the Middle Ages, race through the Renaissance, and in doing so discover where our alphabet originated, how and why it evolved, and why, for example, an A looks, well, like an A."
  • Icelander’s Campaign Is a Joke, Until He’s Elected – This is brilliant. "A polar bear display for the zoo. Free towels at public swimming pools. A “drug-free Parliament by 2020.” Iceland’s Best Party, founded in December by a comedian, Jon Gnarr, to satirize his country’s political system, ran a campaign that was one big joke. Or was it?"

My delicious.com bookmarks for June 17th through June 22nd

My delicious.com bookmarks for December 9th through December 21st

  • exactly – "What if it's a big hoax and we create a better world for nothing?" Looks like we're not going to find out because of a few hold-outs…
  • A Typeface for the Underground – Design and typography on the London Underground. Fascinating stuff.
  • Britain to Levy a One-Time Tax on Banker Bonuses – "To a large extent the levy underpins a quite broad understanding here — even among those generally sympathetic to the industry — that bank profits this year were largely subsidized by the government due to historically low interest rates." The best discussion I've seen of today's pre-Budget speech is, bizarrely, in a US paper.

My delicious.com bookmarks for February 7th through February 9th