A while ago the magnificent “In Pieces, 30 species in 30 pieces” was doing rounds. No, it wasn’t created using SVG or WebGL, but using CSS
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Jake Archibald introduces how making simple changes to Service Worker can vastly improve the startup and load performance of your web site. In this video Jake shows how he has made his Wikipedia application not only work offline but amazingly performant too.
Jake, in his typical Jake style. Love that guy!
One might argue that this is quite some overengineering as you need to pull in the ServiceWorker et al. If you want to keep it simple just unblock your JS and CSS, it’ll knock off quite some load time without an extensive amount of work / needing to learn a new technology.
Many filmmakers pay homage to other films, but Tarantino takes things a step further by replicating exact moments from a variety of genres and smashing them together to create his own distinct vision.
This making of, covering how they’ve done the last 20 minutes of the episode, is worth your time. Of course not to be watched if you haven’t seen the episode yet.
Oh yeah, the badass-of-the-week award goes to ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ (yeah, that guy)
Move over Siri, here’s Hound! Impressive.
Utterly Brilliant montage blending The Grand Budapest Hotel with The Shining.
Related: everything tagged Wes Anderson — one of my favorite directors in case you haven’t noticed yet.
Lily is the world’s first throw-and-shoot camera. It lets anyone create cinematic footage previously reserved for professional filmmakers. Lily is waterproof, ultra-portable, and shoots stunning HD pictures and videos.
Just throw it in the air and it’ll start flying. Easy.