Reforestation Drones Can Plant 100K Trees In An Hour - Geek.com Japan to lift ban on creating human organs in animals | The Japan Times
The cryptocurrencies were already having a week Donald Byrd could have written a song about. While they were sitting there not worried about tomorrow, Facebook decided to ban all crypto ads.
Facebook banning your ads is like Norman Bates saying you're a bit of an oddball.
Is this the end for crypto? On the cool barometer crypto has already gone; for the second week running, I have just a single link. And it is buried at the bottom. And it is the obvious one. More of a pity link, really.
Time for my new healthy obsession: which CEO can benchpress the most?
📰 From the Newsroom
Reforestation Drones Can Plant 100K Trees In An Hour - Geek.com
Japan to lift ban on creating human organs in animals | The Japan Times
Children receive new ears grown from their own cells in world first | The Independent
Tesla and South Australia at it again, this time building a virtual power plant | Ars Technica
No more awkward dinners at the in-laws. Human Ubers will take your place at boring/awkward/annoying events.
[Very long read] Can We Copy the Brain? -The special report from IEEEE takes some time to get through because they cover every aspect of efforts to re-create human cognition.
India nails 20GW solar capacity milestone - 4 years ahead of schedule
🕸️ The Cool Side of the Web
Donkey Kong Shenanigans: World records removed after allegations of foul play
Girl Scout sells 300 boxes of cookies outside a California marijuana dispensary. Then says kids with lemonade stands have "no ambition".
Google News Lab visualization showing the dominant food in each state. Some states don't like BBQ at all, really?
🕷️ Design & Development Arena
Get ahead of the kern with Jason Pamental and Variable Fonts
esimov/caire: Content aware image resize library based on the energy levels in an image. Uses an energy map and an algorithm to find the least important parts of the images. Then resizes that sucker. Very, very noice.
dawnlabs/carbon: 🎨 Create and share beautiful images of your source code: Selfies for the cerebrally gifted
LeCoupa/awesome-cheatsheets: 🚀 Cheatsheets for popular programming languages & frameworks. What you should know organized in a single file.
Using Conic Gradients and CSS Variables to Create a Doughnut Chart Output for a Range Input | CSS-Tricks
If you grew up within striking distance of the 80s, the current nostalgia is weird. But here are 35+ free & paid 80s fonts if you're into it.
🥇 World of WordPress
Create Guten Block is not like other starter-kits or boilerplates. It's a developer's toolbox which is continuously updated. Since it has zero-configuration, you can always update it without any changes in your code. 🚀
Rendering Dynamic Gutenberg Blocks in Theme Template Parts – John Blackbourn
Liquid Web Acquires iThemes in Multi-Million Dollar Deal – WordPress Tavern
👩💻 Misc Tech
Immanuel Kant would consider VR *boring* according to Marc Barnes. 5 article series looks at modern technology through the ideas of some famous philosophers
Is Tim Cook swole? (Yes, Tim Cook is swole.)
'Hi I'm Matt Hancock' - culture secretary launches own app - Kind of weird, but the people make it funny.
👹 No need to ask, they're dark operators
Facebook is banning all ads promoting cryptocurrencies — including bitcoin and ICOs - Recode
🔖 Nice work if you can get it
WhatsApp alone was responsible for nearly half of all internet traffic in Zimbabwe in 2017. WhatsApp's big role in building African businesses