a more or less weekly digest of juicy stuff
- cool uris don't change
- emotion & design: attractive things work better, good design means that beauty and usability are in balance. an object that is beautiful to the core is no better than one that is only pretty if they both lack usability
- how not to sort by average rating
- what the internet is and how to stop mistaking it for something else
- advice for cs students considering a startup, learn something hard and not only will the work itself be more rewarding, it'll open doors to opportunities you couldn't get otherwise
- if php were british
- git-ftp, a git powered ftp client
- using imagemagick to make sharp web-sized photographs
- how to report bugs effectively
- on criticism, cynicism & sharpening your gut instinct, the question is: when should you embrace your critics and their dogma, and when should you ignore them and carry on
- a hacker's guide to the bay area
- welcome to the internet
- our logo looks like underpants, a case study in internationalization
- the four elements of company building, strategy, execution, team, leadership
- how traffic actually works
- how does a guitar work?
- full frame vs crop sensor, a five part series on how the size of a camera's sensor affects the image making process
- a week's worth of food, photography project by peter menzel
- rejected, short film by don hertzfeldt (with text commentary)
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