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Diagram.Codes

diagram.codes/
Instant diagram generation tool.

Plausible Analytics | Simple, privacy-friendly alternative to Google Analytics

plausible.io/
Plausible is a lightweight and open-source web analytics tool. Your website data is 100% yours and the privacy of your visitors is respected.

The Viral ‘Study’ About Runners Spreading Coronavirus Is Not Actually a Study - VICE

vice.com/en_us/article/v74az9/the-viral-study-about-runners-spreading-coronavirus-is-not-actually-a-study
Belgian researchers chose to bypass all standard science publishing protocols to publish research that has been overhyped and isn't well understood.

Google and Apple launching coronavirus contact-tracing system for iOS and Android - The Verge

theverge.com/2020/4/10/21216484/google-apple-coronavirus-contract-tracing-bluetooth-location-tracking-data-app
Google and Apple are introducing an API to allow Bluetooth LE-based coronavirus exposure contact tracing through official public health authority apps and later as a lower-level feature of iOS and Android. The system could help warn users if they were around someone diagnosed with COVID-19.

Edouard Klein / falsisign · GitLab

gitlab.com/edouardklein/falsisign
For bureaucratic reasons, a colleague of mine had to print, sign, scan and send by email a high number of pages. To save trees, ink, time, and to stick it...

How to Edit Your Own Writing - The New York Times

nytimes.com/2020/04/07/smarter-living/how-to-edit-your-own-writing.html
Writing is hard, but don’t overlook the difficulty — and the importance — of editing your own work before letting others see it. Here’s how.

liquidata-inc/dolt: Dolt – It's Git for Data

github.com/liquidata-inc/dolt
Dolt – It's Git for Data. Contribute to liquidata-inc/dolt development by creating an account on GitHub.

Why OkCupid is changing how you message - The OkCupid Blog

theblog.okcupid.com/why-okcupid-is-changing-how-you-message-f14d492e7853
The entire dating landscape has changed and opened up since OkCupid started back in 2004. As a result, there are more opportunities to connect with people than ever before. On OkCupid, those…

gifcap

gifcap.dev/
Create animated GIFs from a screen recording.