Links van 6 februari 2019 tot 9 februari 2019

No thank you, Mr. Pecker – Jeff Bezos – Medium Something unusual happened to me yesterday. Actually, for me it wasn’t just unusual — it was a first. I was made an offer I couldn’t refuse. Or at least that’s what the top people at the National Enquirer thought. I’m glad they thought that, because it emboldened […]

Links van 27 januari 2019 tot 2 februari 2019

(357) The Design Flaw Behind MacBook Pro’s “Stage light” Effect! #Flexgate – YouTubeThe Touch Bar generation of MacBook Pro always had its quirks, but the thin-at-all-cost design may finally be proving more trouble than it was ever worth. The latest issue to crop up—dubbed “flexgate” by one of our users, Alex—reveals that the compact design […]

Links van 18 januari 2019 tot 26 januari 2019

CEO of IBM Says Hiring Based on Skills Instead of College Degrees is Vital for the Future of TechEn nu nog de overheden in België. Search and Download International Terminology – Microsoft | Language PortalOnnoemelijk handig, dit. Record private jet flights into Davos as leaders arrive for climate talk | Global development | The GuardianExperts […]

Links van 15 januari 2019 tot 17 januari 2019

Trump Must Be a Russian Agent; the Alternative Is Too Awful | WIREDIt would be rather embarrassing for Donald Trump at this point if Robert Mueller were to declare that the president isn’t an agent of Russian intelligence. SQL 3d engine (interactive preview) / ObservableHeerlijk. Alles over Kaartlezen met Lenormand (E24459) | Centrum Voor Afstandsonderwijs […]

Links van 8 januari 2019 tot 13 januari 2019

Download Original Bauhaus Books & Journals for Free: Gropius, Klee, Kandinsky, Moholy-Nagy & More | Open CultureFortunately for design nerds, typography mavens and architecture enthusiasts everywhere, the good folks over at Monoskop have posted online a whole set of beautifully designed publications from the storied school. The European capital cobbled with Jewish gravestones – BBC […]

Links van 3 januari 2019 tot 7 januari 2019

New year, new GitHub: Announcing unlimited free private repos and unified Enterprise offering | The GitHub Blog GitHub Free now includes unlimited private repositories It’s Nice That | Mingoo Yoon designs bi-scriptual typefaces in aid of cultural harmony After designing his first bitmap typeface for web at just the age of 13, Mingoo Yoon now […]

Links van 30 december 2018 tot 2 januari 2019

The Flawed History of Graphical User Interfaces – Member Feature Stories – MediumThe most useful thing we can do, when trying to imagine a desirable future for computing, is to try to forget the entire Macintosh legacy and send our minds back to 1976—because that’s when all the innovation and meaningful design stalled out in […]

Links van 26 december 2018 tot 30 december 2018

Comment la fistule anale de Louis XIV a permis la création de l’hymne britannique “God Save the Queen” ?Les Anglais ont aujourd'hui, sans certainement le savoir, comme hymne national, un air qui a été composé pour le cul du roi Louis XIV Responsive design – Owl Studios – MediumThis is a deep-dive into the role of […]

Links voor 26 december 2018

Learn TensorFlow and deep learning, without a Ph.D. | Google Cloud BlogThis 3-hour course (video + slides) offers developers a quick introduction to deep-learning fundamentals, with some TensorFlow thrown into the bargain. Font Psychology: New research & practical insights | Cognition TodayLet us take a scientific look at the role fonts & typography play in […]

Links van 23 december 2018 tot 24 december 2018

What Is Third-Wave Antiracism? – The AtlanticThe new normal is, “If you don’t like it, cry loudly and then louder, because you’re always right and they’re just bad.” When someone attests to his white privilege with his hand up in the air, palm outward—which I have observed more than once—the resemblance to testifying in church […]

Links voor 22 december 2018

The benefits of migrating GOV.UK Pay’s codebase to the GOV.UK Design System – Technology in governmentAs GOV.UK Pay continues to grow, we need to make sure our apps can handle the increased amounts of traffic, transactions and visitors. We also need to make sure our developers can make frontend improvements quickly and easily. I recently […]

Links van 20 december 2018 tot 21 december 2018

PewDiePie’s Battle for the Soul of the Internet – QuilletteWere there a public protocol that allowed video to be shared as easily as hypertext, there would be no need for YouTube. Were HTTP sufficiently robust to handle two-way links, there might not be a need for Google. Were there a public protocol for identity, Facebook […]

Links van 10 december 2018 tot 20 december 2018

2018: When VS Code Eclipsed Visual Studio IDE — Visual Studio MagazineAs unlikely as it would seem, providing a free, performant and versatile code editor was probably a requirement for Microsoft to complete its journey to open source advocate. Random UO anecdote #2 – Raph’s WebsiteIn Ultima Online, horses were pants and players were maps […]

Links van 3 december 2018 tot 10 december 2018

How to Write a Git Commit Message Tips on using AWS to host WordPress with HTTPS – TrapezeCongrats, you should now have your WordPress set up with HTTPS using AWS’s SSL certificate! Why Most Software is Broken – Fintech with Todd – MediumMost software is broken but yours does not have to be. You can […]

Links van 27 november 2018 tot 3 december 2018

Cosmic Airburst May Have Wiped Out Part of the Middle East 3,700 Years AgoSome 3,700 years ago, a meteor or comet exploded over the Middle East, wiping out human life across a swath of land called Middle Ghor, north of the Dead Sea, say archaeologists who have found evidence of the cosmic airburst. My beautiful […]