Links - Jan, Feb, & Mar
The Secret Power of ‘Read It Later’ Apps
Read it later platforms consume a large portion of the internet’s content and it’s user’s attention.
A knowledge-sharing community to foster ‘news nerd’ collaboration.
When Does Work Actually Get Done?
Mondays in October before 11 AM.
People are the “automagical” ingredient.
The Benefits of Taking a Slower Approach to Innovation
On How to Grow an Idea
On developing ideas.
Market Cafe Mag
Independetly designed and published data visualization zine.
Process Studio’s work for MIT
In the course of doing research on how news outlets and publications author visualizations I collected this nice handful of sites.
Replace Animated GIFs with Video
While browsers aren’t quite there yet, eventually we might see animated gifs completely replaced by video.
Lazy Loading Images and Video
Google chimes in on using intersection observers to lazy load content.
Three Techniques for Performant Custom Font Usage
On being performant and using custom fonts.
Scrolling and Attention
A recent look at scrolling, page length, and the dreaded “fold”.
Prettier + Stylelint: Writing Very Clean CSS (Or, Keeping Clean Code is a Two-Tool Game)
Your last ESLint config
Security and Performance Benefit from the rel=”noopener”
On the continuing security issue with the
window.opener object and what you can do about it.
Vue-powered static site generator.
IBM’s newly minted open source typeface.
MagicaVoxel is a great 8-bit voxel art editor and interactive path tracing renderer. It’s open source and extensible, as demonstrated by the cellular automata plugin.
While not open source, Hexels is still a great grid-based vector art tool.
Pixatool is a tool to convert images and video to 8-bit.