Wow the humanity. More reliable and durable 'SuperTower' internet blimps can cover 10,000 sq.km = 20-30 ground-based towers. Interstellar fashion comes to Earth: A unitard for astronaut to pr
The end of winter has the stingiest tail ever, and I have spent more time indoors than an old rug.
Fortunately, I found some pretty sweet web culture links. This issue covers the whole range of technology: from digital art to the new media literacy via infrastructure. The pixel art is one of the best things I have seen this year, and my son just learnt to crawl. It's that good.
📰 From the Newsroom
Wow the humanity. More reliable and durable 'SuperTower' internet blimps can cover 10,000 sq.km = 20-30 ground-based towers.
Interstellar fashion comes to Earth: A unitard for astronaut to protect their spines.🚀
This makes sense; the unitard being the popular choice of every space traveler in every sci-fi film I've ever seen.
MIT Tech Review pick the 10 breakthrough technologies of 2018. My pick dueling neural networks because it has the best balance of cool af and scary af.
🕷️ Design & Development Arena
NVIDIA's FastPhotoStyle contains the algorithm that can transfer the style from one photo to the content of another
7 Practical Tips for Cheating at Design. This means I don't have to annoy Andrei, the design guru, anymore. 🙌
Even more help from Adobe with the 12 do’s and don’ts of web design
Believe the hype. Replacing jQuery With Vue.js: no build step necessary
🥇 World of WordPress
The most popular WordPress request? More Speed. Here's 13 performance-boosting site speed tips for WordPress. 🚤
Bonus tip from me: Red is the fastest color. Use red.
Finance management tips and tools for WordPress freelancers: Actually pretty solid advice for anyone.
It's that time again with the 2018 WordPress hosting survey: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Two Matts are better than one: Matt Cromwell hosts Matt Mullenweg in Q&A on Gutenberg
👩💻 Misc Tech
Amazing pixel art inspired by classic TV shows like Friends, Seinfeld, GOT. Link of the year from Gustavo Viselner
The great big Spotify scam: Did a Bulgarian playlister swindle their way to a fortune without breaking any laws? 🤑
Forward this to Thom Yorke if you know him. It will...please him.
Matthew Cherry is digging into the history of the most popular GIFs and sharing the backstories via #GIFHistory.
Web game: Bad News. Learn media literacy and become a fake news media mogul.
This is a good chance for a ReplyAll shoutout: episode #112 The Prophet all about fake news, distraction, and new political discourse.
That's my week done. Catch us on Twitter @bizarrodevs for all the links that brought the noise, but lacked the necessary funk for this week's newsletter.
As always forward to your friends, and they'll owe you one. Then cash it in for a funky astro-unitard. Mmmm.
Stay toasty, Chris 🌨