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[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
Rest assured, they're always trying to balance virtue and...stuff.
In this case, the balance skewed towards making a lot of money.
🕸️ The Cool Side of the Web
If you have never got down with the jungle boogie then this is the place to start.
Before mp3, Flac, Ogg there was MIDI. This website has over 100,00 MIDI files, so cancel Spotify already.
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
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
Which is exactly why I didn't call my son Dragon Snake Fitzgerald Jr.
But, this animation? It's DragonSnake alright.
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.
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.
Good for any code that could realistically be defined as a morsel, particle, shred, snatch, fragment, or piece.
🕷️ Design & Development Arena
It's a WordPress article, but still one of the best DIY guides for web building.
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.
I'm not 100% sure about a guide that doesn't include extortion and blackmail, but it's still very useful.
😱 Slightly Terrifying
🧠 Tech Minded
Next up: the fantastic Mr. Fox will discuss hunting.
It is probably more creepy than I expected...Very Exorcist-y.
🙃 Backwards talking dreams - Fun stuff
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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