[PW] Google’s CEO says tests of censored Chinese search engine turned out great. 👍 Data visualisation of the biggest fake news stories of 2017.
🔥 VISUALIZING FAKE NEWS; RANDOM COLOR PALETTES; UPDATE PHP ALREADY.
Sorry about the 404 last week. It was working when I scheduled this newsletter but went down sometime after.
Either we're mighty, or we stumbled into a disturbing conspiracy.
Jungle sound, it's drivin' your productivity through the roof,
An animated DragonSnake which is exactly that cool,
How to build a WordPress site,
Can you rehabilitate an aging Trick or Treater?
📰 From the Newsroom
[PW] Google’s CEO says tests of censored Chinese search engine turned out great. 👍
Rest assured, they're always trying to balance virtue and...stuff.
In this case, the balance skewed towards making a lot of money.
Since we're talking about trillions, this is a visualization of stuff costing trillions.
🕸️ The Cool Side of the Web
Data visualisation of the biggest fake news stories of 2017.
The ultimate jungle noise generator. 🏞️
If you have never got down with the jungle boogie then this is the place to start.
LIsten to classic songs in a format made to destroy them.
Before mp3, Flac, Ogg there was MIDI. This website has over 100,00 MIDI files, so cancel Spotify already.
Miniature Calendar has daily dioramas utilizing miniatures and everyday objects. 🎠
If you ever painted a Warhammer miniature then this site will speak to the artisan inside you.
The Spirit of Durthu inside you will be ready to stomp.
📰 Newsletter of the Week
Five Things from Nico Lumma is a solid ⭐
Nico sends 5 things every day of the week. He's the warrior of newsletters.
I guarantee that every email contains at least one fascinating link for fascinating people. And that describes you guys nicely, so check it out
(Notice I include myself by implication. GG, Chris).
⚒️ Tools and Resources
If you name a project DragonSnake then you're placing a lot of pressure on it. 🐉
Which is exactly why I didn't call my son Dragon Snake Fitzgerald Jr.
But, this animation? It's DragonSnake alright.
An animated comic made with React.
I love this way of doing digital comics. The Watchmen motion comic would have been great in this format.
If you struggle with colors, then this is perfect. It generates 6 harmonious colors with every click.
pnpm is a fast package manager.
If you are working with a lot of packages then you're probably losing a lot of HDD space to duplicate files. With pnpm you can just download one version of the file which will also speed up installations.
Snippet Store helps you manage your snippets.
Good for any code that could realistically be defined as a morsel, particle, shred, snatch, fragment, or piece.
🕷️ Design & Development Arena
8 steps for making a website. 🛠️
It's a WordPress article, but still one of the best DIY guides for web building.
CSS Border-Radius is the unheralded trick with amazing potential.
Around 62 percent of all Internet sites will run an unsupported PHP version in 10 weeks. 🏚️
It's time to take the leap up from 5.6 which was released when:
Rude by Magic was #1.
You could still see GotG in cinemas.
We had yet to be divided into those who were all about the bass and those who were all about the treble.
A very useful guide to help you get client testimonials, and use them effectively.
I'm not 100% sure about a guide that doesn't include extortion and blackmail, but it's still very useful.
😱 Slightly Terrifying
The terrifying, hidden reality of ridiculously complicated algorithms. 🔢
The rise of the cyber-mercenaries.
🧠 Tech Minded
Handbook to the World of 2045: Cities, Energy, Items, Security. 🔮
The UK Parliament is asking a robot to testify about AI.
Next up: the fantastic Mr. Fox will discuss hunting.
32-Legged spherical robot moves like an amoeba. [Ain't No Emoji For This]
It is probably more creepy than I expected...Very Exorcist-y.
🙃 Backwards talking dreams - Fun stuff
13 year olds who trick or treat could find themselves doin' 6 months hard time. 🚓
Gotta admit I'm torn between the lack of perspective and the clarity of the vision.
Well, there we go. So, I guess I won't be Offred this Halloween.
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