On the other hand, we have the rise of the chicken.
It is another week of scrambling and bad news for Facebook. How could I avoid a few Facebook links?
I also noticed that Hollywood's imagination of the future is less advanced than our present. Tons of cool tools swept their way into my life. Cue the sad music because:
We're taking a moment to remember Yahoo.
📰 From the Newsroom
The true story of Yahoo's decline.
The missed it by that much section has all the deals Yahoo could have made. Savage.
This journalist tried to steal Mark Zuckerberg’s trash.
Harder than you'd think, but as strange as it sounds.
The latest status symbol in Silicon Valley: Chickens.
In some cultures, the chicken spirit animal is considered a timekeeper. Essentially it means you should deal with problems before everything blows up in your face.
Video of 6 awesome tech advances.
Robots get swole, robots get exoskeletons, robots lay bricks. And this is why robots IRL are more advanced than Hollywood's lame attempts at "futuring".
⚒️ Tools and Resources
Funkify is a Chrome extension that helps you improve the usability and accessibility of your site.
You can see the entire web through the eyes of users with different abilities and disabilities.
Researchers and artists are creating tools that experiment with Facebook's algorithm.
This collection of apps, extensions, and software all work to provide users more understanding of their Facebook footprint.
Except for 'Go Rando'. It just tosses random reactions at News Feed items to destabilize Facebook's profiling tools.
Storyboarder is a free, open source storyboarding tool.
This is a pretty cool tool for anyone working with storyboards. You can import paper storyboards. It has export to Premiere, Final Cut, Avid, PDF, and Animated GIF. Also, click to edit in PhotoShop.
🕷️ Design & Development Arena
Video music. The average hue from your camera controls which chord will play.
Create music through the colors your webcam sees.