Another Week Of Weird And Amazing Tech Links Sourced From All Over The Web
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This is a great issue for anyone who has ever wondered what Mark Zuckerberg would look like as a topless cybernetic spider. You can thank Beeple over at tumblr for bringing it to us. His page alone is worth at least four million dollars.
In other links, I found another great newsletter, Panda, for you to check out. We've got free animations and satanic HTML in my first "coding of evil" collection.
If that's not enough, a bunch of wonderful WordPress links, future predictions, and a fun Kanban game.
🕸️ The Cool Side of the Web
If you long for a particular era of internet creativity, then this tumblr is the shortest trip there. 🎨
It is a collection of digital images combining the best of pop culture with dystopian themes. You will be particularly happy to see that Buzz Lightyear figures prominently in this eclectic mix.
There are a lot of images to get through, so I have picked my favorites for you:
6.Badass Two-headed Mutant Santa
Not only is "Follow the Blue Ball" superb life advice, but it is also a hypnotic chain reaction video from Creezy.
I think the real trick is how to ger over 163k subscribers as a young YouTuber without a single obnoxious "challenge" video.
This blog shows you why Firefox is the superior browser and how to make the most of its security features. 🦊
Using Firefox gives you peace of mind and keeps you away from the advertising companies constantly following you around, profiling you and tempting you to purchase their products.
📰 Newsletter of the Week
Panda bares it all in one great newsletter.
I have lifted a lot of links from this newsletter over the past year and it's time for a court-ordered, recommendation.
The site itself is a great aggregator for design, development, and tech news with a weekly newsletter delivering the most loved links to your inbox. The email covers everything from GitHub through Behance to Product Hunt to help you stay on top of tech developments.
⚒️ Tools and Resources
HTMHell - Markup from hell is not a learning site. 👹
It is a site that collects the worst code from all over the internet collected. We need to be responsible with this one and not treat it as a resource.
52 UX Cards to help you discover how cognitive biases impact your users.
These should also come with a warning: 22 free CSS text animations for selective use in your projects. 🆓
🥇 World of WordPress
From our own blog; a quick list of our biggest business and marketing mistakes and how they helped us grow.
And this is a great way to avoid mistakes in your projects: Seven ways to write better project specifications. 🏗️
You can be one of the first WordPress web designers living in 2020 with this guide to next year's trends. 🔮
Staying with sexy WordPress subjects: how to keep a clean database with plugins.
🤔 Articles of interest
Relive the highs and lows of 2019 and see what they could mean for 2029.
Not much you can learn for building your own career, but this is the secret to Boba Fett's success. 🤖
🎮 Fun & Games
DevShop is a very simple game which owes me about five hours of producitvity. 🕹️
"It's a kind of 'lemonade stand' game, but instead of buying lemons 🍋 and making lemonade 🍹, you hire developers/testers and business analysts, and complete tasks on a kanban board."
That's a wrap.
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