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JavaScript: From Callbacks to Promises to Async/Await in 7 seconds

A picture gif is worth a thousand words: ☝️ In case you do want a write-up, check out 6 Reasons Why JavaScript’s Async/Await Blows Promises Away (Tutorial) → (via)

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Combatting frost on the Chablis vineyards

To combat periods of frost during the nighttime on vineyards, cultivators make use of smudge pots to prevent the plants from being damaged by the frost. Alternatively they also sprinkle water on all plants so that they only have to … Continue reading

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Git Debugging Flowchart

“Enough to form a lynch mob?” 😂 (src)

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FedEx artworks by Walead Beshty

Artist Walead Beshty has been shipping boxes built out of laminated glass panels. The boxes are built to the exact size of standardised FedEx boxes, so that they perfectly fit inside ‘m. The glass works are shipped unprotected, so that … Continue reading

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Chris Turnham House Illustration

Lovely illustration by Chris Turnham who created it for “a family in Laurel Canyon who had just sold the house and wanted something to remember it by”. The shade of trees on the house gives it a real touch. (src)

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Why a software patch is called a patch

A common misconception is that a software bug is called a bug because of an actual bug – a moth – that got stuck in Harvard University’s Mark II calculator in 1947. The story goes that Grace Hopper found it, … Continue reading

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Owl

This owl was drawn by Dorota Pankowska using 13 circles, like Twitter’s Bird Logo: If you can make a bird out of circles, then you can probably make all sorts of animals. I wanted to add something more design-based to … Continue reading

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Why Super Mario Run costs $9.99

Because you’re not nagged with screens like this: Nor screens like this: I’ve been playing Super Mario Run the past few days and haven’t regretted paying $9.99 to get the full version. Yes, that’s above average when compared to other … Continue reading

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Two Point Perspective Drawing Hack

As a kid I used to make loads of these kind of images. Pencil in one hand, ruler in the other. Turns out I could’ve ditched the ruler: (via)

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Google PhotoScan

Don’t just take a picture of a picture. Create enhanced digital scans, with automatic edge detection, perspective correction, and smart rotation. PhotoScan stitches multiple images together to remove glare and improve the quality of your scans. PhotoScan by Google (iOS) … Continue reading

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