GeoGuessr is a great time waster. ❓ Spotting the fake Facebook post is genuinely difficult.
🐴 THE BEST LOOKING WEBSITE IN THE WORLD AND CLONED HORSES
I took a week off and hit the seaside, so this is slightly longer than usual this week.
I included my favorite time wasters to help you waste time and influence..very little actually.
I found a way to destroy the great kerning of an honest font. Use carefully.
We're going to wrap it all up with a build-a-beast trained by algorithms and neural networks.
🕸️ The Cool Side of the Web
GeoGuessr is a great time waster. ❓
No more work today. This site dumps you in a random location from Google Maps and Street View, then you guess where you are.
Much fun. So map.
Spotting the fake Facebook post is genuinely difficult.
A Friend In Need Is Probably A Fake Post
It's easy to be smug when you're a jerk, but I was fooled by most of these. Some of these fake-page managers are really, really good at their job.
Tao Tajima is a Japanese filmmaker with the best website. Ever. 💯
Joy With Every Transition
The animations are incredible, and it works really well with just the keyboard #A11y.
📊 Beautiful Data
Exoplanet Explorer. 🌌
There Are No Small Steps
This is a very cool visual representation of NASA's data on 3550 discovered exoplanets in the Milky Way.
An animated map of U.S. brewery openings since '02. 🍺
The explosion in the last few years is incredible; it could easily be used as a terrifying "outbreak" graphic in a horror movie.
⚒️ Tools and Resources
The Hero We Need Right Now
It's great to see Pacman working again.
Planet made with simplex noise. 🌏
Bring The Noise, Bring The Simplex
Gotta be honest, I have no idea what simplex noise is. I wiki-ed and Googled, but I'm even more confused. It looks cool and I enjoyed spinning the planet around.
Star Wars imperial army products slider.
Luke, I Am Your Buyer
You have probably seen this one already, but Star Wars related code is an obligatory share.
Do you want to cheat at accessibility?
Cheaters Can Prosper
It's a cheat sheet, not some shady enterprise involving bribes and lies.
🕷️ Design & Development Arena
Doodle Addicts is a place for habitual drawers to meet like minded individuals. ✍️
Doodling Is Not A Crime
I clicked through to this site thinking "I like to doodle".
Turns out my idea of doodling, suns with smiley faces, is not doodling at all.
Find every tech company in San Francisco. 🌁
Especially useful if you're a job seeker looking for work in the best, not Sydney, city in the world.
So, yeah, I like it.
Every era has it's own Comic Sans. This is the true story of the 70s most hated font.
Souvenirs Of Misery
Companies value software developers more than money.
You're So Money, And Now You Know It
A programmer's resume from 1980.
If there's a better way to open a resume than "Security clearance has been held with X since Y." please tell me.
Smelvetica takes Helvetica and reduces the kerning to painful levels.
Jackass For Designers
The package will install Smelvetica over Helvetica. The link should come with a surgeon general's warning. You're taking your life in your hands if you play this 'trick' on a designer.
🥇 World of WordPress
Another bunch of tech related comics. 🦇
I've put them in the WordPress section, but these are pretty good if you are a tech lover. The sympathy card for developers got a genuine lol from me in the office.
Will Gutenberg replace page builders?
Are Page Builders The Movable Types?
Or, will they stick around and thrive? There's a lot of controversy over Gutenberg, but what does it mean for web builders?
👩💻 Misc Tech
A big camera. 📷
The archive images of 7 guys packing the lens into the back of truck is what I live for.
[Video] The polo team using cloned horses. 🐎
In my day, we just drugs when we wanted to cheat. These kids today have no respect for the golden era.
Open wounds converted into healthy skin.
The Terminator Is Back
For the second week running, we get to see the development of Terminator technology. Scientists were able to reprogramme other cells to form new skin in 18 days.
First vertical farm in a tunnel. 🌱
Plants With Their Feet On The Walls
A short video about the tunnel farm in Korea. It's very interesting, but my personal highlight is when someone touches a plant and pulls their hand back in that classic "ewww" movement.
🙃 Backwards talking dreams - Fun stuff
Evolution is a creature building simulation.
You add the joints, bones, and muscles.
Sit back, kick back and watch the neural network and genetic algorithm teach your creature to do stuff.
TIL I'm a pretty lousy creator.
I'm inspired by the Star Wars slider, so...
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