Links van 21 november 2018 tot 25 november 2018

Christopher Tolkien and the legacy of his father J.R.R. Tolkien: The Steward of Middle-earthNow, after more than 40 years, at the age of 94, Christopher Tolkien has laid down his editor’s pen, having completed a great labor of quiet, scholastic commitment to his father’s vision. It is the concluding public act of a gentleman and […]

Links van 17 november 2018 tot 20 november 2018 – Everything I Learned in Design SchoolThat's why this website exists. This is a list of everything I've found useful in my journey of learning design, and an ongoing list of things I think you should read. This is for budding UX, UI, Interaction, or whatever other title designers. How the Ballpoint Pen Changed […]

Links van 8 november 2018 tot 15 november 2018

code challenge – Build a working game of Tetris in Conway’s Game of Life – Programming Puzzles & Code Golf Stack ExchangeIn Conway's Game of Life, there exist constructs such as the metapixel which allow the Game of Life to simulate any other Game-of-Life rule system as well. In addition, it is known that the […]

Links van 7 november 2018 tot 8 november 2018

Weta, largest insects on Earth, are the zombies of New Zealand (That’s Wild!) | When animals hibernate, they breathe every now and then; their hearts beat, their brains keep working, and if prodded they can awaken. The Weta don’t hibernate, though. They die. Zero heartbeat, zero breaths, zero brain activity, zero life. They are […]

Links van 1 november 2018 tot 6 november 2018

How Toto’s ‘Africa’ Became the New ‘Don’t Stop Believin’ – Rolling StoneNothing sums up 2018 like the fact that Toto’s “Africa” has become our unofficial anthem. It’s a song that’s ridiculous by definition — an Eighties ode to Africa by a bunch of L.A. rock dudes who’d never set foot in the place. But something […]

Links van 21 oktober 2018 tot 27 oktober 2018

Google’s Night Sight for Pixel phones will amaze you – The Vergethis new night mode makes any Pixel phone that uses it the best low-light camera. Movies | Halloween Flix Trek at 50: The quest for a unifying theory of time travel in Star Trek | Ars TechnicaIt's 2016, meaning we now have many examples […]

Links van 10 oktober 2018 tot 17 oktober 2018

Tend | Blog – Facebook lied about their ad analytics and it’s not the biggest problemA new class-action lawsuit claims that the video analytics numbers were actually inflated by 150% – 900%. Worse yet, Facebook didn't disclose the "miscalculation" for over a year after they found out about it. This Hilarious Optical Illusion for Birds […]

Links van 5 oktober 2018 tot 8 oktober 2018

Why the world’s flight paths are such a messsIf you think flying from A to B is a matter of plotting the most direct path between two places, think again. Security and political issues determine flight paths, and ticket prices far more than considerations about an airline’s carbon footprint What Makes ‘The Good Place’ So […]

Links van 4 oktober 2018 tot 5 oktober 2018

Why Are Enterprises So Slow? – zwischenzugsHave you ever found yourself saying things like: Why are enterprises so slow? How do they decide what to buy? Why is it so hard to deliver things in an enterprise? I worked for a large ‘enterprise’ organisation for a few years trying to deliver infrastructure software change, and […]

Links van 2 oktober 2018 tot 3 oktober 2018

The Dangers of YouTube for Young Children – The AtlanticThe platform’s entertainment for children is weirder—and more globalized—than adults could have expected. Night terrors: what do anxiety dreams mean? | Life and style | The GuardianThese are anxious times – but how does this affect our sleep, and what can we learn from the exam […]

Links van 19 september 2018 tot 25 september 2018

Meet AlvaAlva lets you design interactive products based on components engineered by your developers. Gent is de jobkampioen – De StandaardGeen enkele gemeente in Vlaanderen heeft er de voorbije jaren meer jobs zien bijkomen als Gent. De Oost-Vlamingen kloppen Antwerpen. Your calendrical fallacy is thinking…Helping you navigate the insane complexity of calendrically correct date and […]

Links van 15 september 2018 tot 17 september 2018

I Quit my Job to Pursue my Passion—& my Life Fell Apart. | elephant journalSome people have a singular passion. They know it, they discover it, and they follow it. Some of us…do not. When I get asked questions like, “What’s the one thing that makes you jump out of bed in the morning?” I […]

Links van 9 september 2018 tot 14 september 2018

Git pretty — justin hileman dot infoThis chart is from the presentation Changing History, or How to Git Pretty. Check it out to learn how to use this IRL. So…What Do I Make? (Dan Mall)Oud maar goed: "Reports are in from Twitter, Medium, and the like; we can’t make full comps, use Photoshop, or even utter […]