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Robotic assistant, Fabio the ShopBot, fired for being too aggressive with the meat samples [Paywall] [Long read] A yuug PDF on the biggest ideas of 2018. What will transform the world and acce
We know not everyone is comfortable with the pace of innovation. Which is cool. It's cool. With all the automation and blockchains who knows what will be left of society in twenty years?
I also found some pretty cool design trends, the effect of missile warnings on PornHub, plus a couple of cool tools for the devs. Any devs in the house?
🤖 Robots et. al.
Robotic assistant, Fabio the ShopBot, fired for being too aggressive with the meat samples [Paywall]
[Long read] A yuug PDF on the biggest ideas of 2018. What will transform the world and accelerate the pace of change? Robots, CRISPR, cypto and more.
🕷️ Design & Development Arena
Long read: Graphic design trends for 2018. Gradients are back, bold fonts are in, and strong colors are key. Massive article.
This is the start of the 4 part series on setting up a Vue.js serverless checkout form. It covers Setup and Testing. Still, you might want to check it out.
REST API testing doesn't need to be an amazing feat. Two REST test tools (REST Assured and JMeter) compared here
Elegant themes have put together a nice post on the 2018 typographic trends to watch. Gradients seem to be making a comeback in all design areas.
🥇 World of WordPress
👩💻 Misc Tech
Love these histories of web culture. The story of Vinny's badday.mpg goes back 20 years. Wired have uncovered the truth in this article. It couldn't be more fitting for our cultural moment
Build an LED physics toy. The LEDs react to motion and it looks like the are impacted by gravity. From the page "an Adafruit LED matrix displays the LEDs as little grains of sand which are driven by sampling an accelerometer with an Adafruit Feather."
Written by Phillip Burgess, the code can be adjusted to introduce variables. Awesome fun with physics and calculated collisions.
So, this is a marginal one and I am not sure if it will make the final cut. If you see it then there's a good chance I was fired.
At any rate, it is kind of interesting to see the breakdown of pr0n preferences. Particularly when you start to break down according to relative terms. The full report is in video form, but I dare not click in.
🔖 Nice work if you can get it
Explore Bitcoin in this interactive audio-visual feast. Data visualization of the technology underpinning blockchain and every transaction ever made.
What is happening in the iOS economy? Dollah bills raining from the skies. iOS developers pocketed $26.5 billion in 2017. Year on year grown of 33%. Whoof!
Decentralization is the main selling point of cryptocurrency. Here the decentralization of both Bitcoin and Ethereum is compared.
Entrepreneurs often talk about how they plan to change the world; here are 8 incredible innovations helping homeless people around the world