Moutabal? For some it’s just
baba ghanoush by another name; for others it’s more like hummus but made with aubergine instead of chickpeas. I’m more inclined to the latter, and I made some last Sunday evening just for the heck of it. You should too. You will need:
1 large aubergine
A programmable eight-step noise synthesiser/sequencer made with an Arduino board. Maybe one day I can build something cool like this. In the meantime, maybe I'll get me
one of these babies. #link
On the scourge of 'zombie rules' in grammar like the split infinitive, which only serve to obfuscate meaning rather than ease its conveyance.
Yotam Ottolenghi’s recipes for full-of-herbs fish cakes
In the future, everyone will be a mobile app developer.
This is really pretty amazing and heartwarming and respectful. One of my links of last year.
Man, I miss when Paul Ford used to blog all the time. Those were the days.
It surprised me to learn a few years ago how connected the brain and the gut really are. It's freaky stuff, neuroscience.
As ever, we're only limited by the resources we have to hand. But the fact that we're even seriously thinking about it is pretty amazing in itself.
Finally an explanation of the thing, which is not explained very well on the Medium site itself. I still don't get it. I mean I understand it now, but I don't get it.
I was thinking only recently how people are missing a trick by not recording alternative commentaries for movies (in the form of podcasts or whatever) and then here comes along one for a new movie by its own director! See also:
an alternative commentary for Star Wars. #link
What a window into history!
If you don't know much about the genre beyond the obvious, this should open your mind.
Mostly common sense although I disagree with the need for a comma after 'Des Moines, Iowa' as its absence introduces no awkwardness or ambiguity.
One of a whole bunch of
weekend projects at the MAKE website. Filing here for future reference. #link
I don't understand the explanation at all, but I kinda get it by looking at it in action.