💓 HIDING IN THE ORGAN PRINTER'S SHED
For me, this week's central question is which word should I trademark?
In other news, we have the importance of good health for the profitability of your organs. I also found an awesome pop-up book and the numbers behind the world's dullest programming language.
So let's sit back, kick back, and see what Star Wars lacked.
🕸️ The Cool Side of the Web
A very cool animated WordPress site with the top 3 countries from each era alongside a tally of the total migration numbers
The privacy policies are broken down into manageable, clear sections like data collection, 3rd party sharing, data retention, your choices, rights to edit etc etc.
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If you like DIY web design in the vein of GeoCities, then this one is for you. Every rule of design and UX is, aggressively, stomped on.
"Bio-brokers” will help you make money by selling your genetic and personal information for research purposes.
📰 Newsletter of the Week
It brings a historical web event to my inbox and then adds them to a web timeline.
🤖 Robots et. al.
The era of the artisanal mini-organs is over. The era of digtisanal mini-organs has just begun.
⚒️ Tools and Resources
The complete toolbox
It covers everything from accessibility to animations. Grab some icons, browse frameworks, and make memes from stock photos. Top, top, top resource.
Looks exactly like the real thing ❤️ Choose from classic C:\ IBM Dos, > Default Amber, or $ Default Green.
Not sophistimacated; it just runs Google queries in a separate tab.
Let's all agree to switch to Duck Duck Go already.
With so many people reading your Gmail you really need an app to help everyone stay organised.
It was popular on Reddit which is impressive for an unrecycled post.
👔 Job of the week
A good human organ designer is needed to adapt and invent algorithms:
"that can generate 3D human organ structures that adhere to known rules governing physiological structure and function."
🕷️ Design & Development Arena
That's interesting man
Digging in to find the oldest registered domain names.
Created as part of an MA in Design; it's real and it's spectacular.
Full disclosure: I recently moved back to Firefox, and I am in love with everything Mozilla atm (they also have this accessibility inspector).
Learning COBOL could actually be quite profitable. It powers $3 trillion in commerce every day, the people who know it best are retiring, and it is very expensive to replace.
🤔 Articles of interest
My diagnosis? The franchise has a huge Wedge Antilles deficiency.
The true story of how an author managed to get the word cocky trademarked. It also led to this bot which notifies fiction writers of crazy trademark claims.
Asgardia has over 200,000 citizens and a satellite in orbit. Next up: UN and Olympic representation. You can learn more on the website.
🙃 Backwards talking dreams - Fun stuff
Way less intrusive and creepy than Facebook's suggested events which make me feel a bit like Bob.
Ken, however, is a whole 'nother story.
It's not often that someone will proudly list "beach bum" as a profession. Indeed, at the ripe age of 57, Ken has managed to be a beach bum for over 24 years, and an escort for 11.
Alex Blumberg and Matt Lieber talk about creating content that has a genuine connection to its audience.
And that's the end of the week already. I hope you'll join me in wishing for the Rogue Squadron movie.
In the meantime, if you are looking for paper organs, then please tweet me. I have an old Xerox printer that can do wonders with kidneys.
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Stay safe out there,