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Continuous Improvement as seen through the lens of Systems Thinking

Recording of a 1994 talk by Dr. Russel Ackoff on Continuous Improvement as seen through the lens of Systems Thinking. This talk really was way ahead of its time. It’s talking about Continuous Improvement long before I even heard this … Continue reading

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Working LEGO Combination Safe

I always wondered how these things worked. Nice! (via @inferis)

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“Understand the Content”

Steve Jobs on Process and Content: Hear hear! (via @SvenMunaron)

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Building Flexible Design Systems

Yesenia Perez-Cruz is a design director at Vox Media (who you might know from their brands The Verge, Polygon, etc.). In “Building Flexible Design Systems” she does a deep dive on creating flexible design systems: Slides are also available:

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Fontastic Web Performance

Emojineer Monica Dinculescu: Web fonts are awesome. They make your sans-serifs slabby, your headers special and your website look gorgeous. But fonts are a resource, and downloading resources always comes as a cost — if you don’t load web fonts … Continue reading

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Experimental (and exciting) React Feature: Call Return 

Ryan Florence – co-author of React Router – on an experimental React feature: React has a new feature coming that I think is pretty cool. It allows us to compose with React in places we couldn’t compose before. I can … Continue reading

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Wes Bos – Async + Await

Short talk by Wes Bos on Async + Await, as recorded at dotJS 2017: Slides available here. Related: JavaScript: From Callbacks to Promises to Async/Await in 7 seconds

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Evolution of <img>: Gif without the GIF

In the latest Safari Tech Preview it’s now possible to use MP4 files in <img> tags. Intended use case is short, muted, looping video. Colin Bendell digs deeper into this. By enabling true video formats (like MP4) to be included … Continue reading

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Sam Richard: Magic Tricks with CSS Houdini

Recording of Sam Richard talking at ColdFront17 about the aforementioned Houdini: This talk will focus on the working being done by the CSS Houdini Task Force to provide us with the ability to extend the browser’s render engine with JavaScript, … Continue reading

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Ready Player One Trailer

From filmmaker Steven Spielberg comes the science fiction action adventure “Ready Player One,” based on Ernest Cline’s bestseller of the same name, which has become a worldwide phenomenon. The film is set in 2045, with the world on the brink … Continue reading

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