🕸️ The Cool Side of the Web
Amazing graphs of the most popular search terms in Google's 20 years 📈
The fact that pizza is at #3 in the food category makes it clear that Google is not tracking my search history.
A bittersweet victory.
Classic story: Guy gets scammed. Guy writes program to flood call centre with fake calls. Hilarity ensues.
It reminded me of the Reply All episode about the scam call center. Podcast gold.
This is how to promote a new font. 🔤
All the ingredients are here:
- Nice font.
- Slick animation.
- Clever 'Alien' reference.
Nomenclature of Colors is now a website.
You got a real purty site.
The classic book of color samples has been digitized into a classic site of color samples.
⚒️ Tools and Resources
LipSurf allows you to control Chrome with your voice. 🗣️
A great tool for protecting your finger-tips and keyboard from overuse.
How to make generative art. 🥋
An awesome introduction to generative art with great examples like Impressionists Blobs.
If you fancy getting your JS palette and making some of these bad boys, then this article has you covered.
Trix: A rich text editor for everyday writing.
Get on board now Basecamp's new open-source editor. It's also going to be part of the Action Text framework in Rails 6: 2019. I know a few people who are very excited about it.
🥇 World of WordPress
A fresh batch of tech comics about product management, screenshots, and another card for the tarot deck.
5 common WordPress myths dispelled. With Proof! 😲
Proof that Matt Mullenweg is not a plesiosaur from the Cretaceous period.
I'd estimate that 99%, conservative, of WordPress myths really grind my gears, so these posts always make for a terrific Tuesday.
🧠 Tech Minded
Startup that turns mushrooms into walls getting into lab-grown meat.
There is no dualistic materiality; it's either food or IKEA packaging. Not both.
Scientists have connected the brains of 3 people, enabling them to share thoughts.
Imagine playing Tetris with two other people.
Inside your head.
Telling you what to do.
So, in three minds about how this should go.
Be strong in body, clean in mind, following on Twitter.
That's from James Naismith.
I think it was Descartes who said: "It is not enough to have a good newsletter; the main thing is to forward it often." He was very clever.
Just remember, you can do anything you set your mind to, but it takes action, perseverance, and signing up here.
A little motivation from Special Agent Dana Scully.
Stay outta trouble,