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What Made Darth Vader Visually Iconic

Always great stuff, by The Nerdwriter: About two years ago I started watching Star Wars with my children. Whilst watching the first movie (Episode IV) I kind of found Darth’s role quite disturbing. He was just floating there in the … Continue reading

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Vision-free MIT Cheetah

Cheetah can now run blind amongst a few other new tricks: Also notice how small this thing has become when compared to three years ago 😱

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JavaScript engine fundamentals: Shapes and Inline Caches

Mathias Bynens and Benedikt Meurer: As a JavaScript developer, having a deeper understanding of how JavaScript engines work helps you reason about the performance characteristics of your code. I especially like the part where they take a look into an … Continue reading

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How one typeface took over movie posters

Interesting piece by Vox on the use of Trajan in movie poster design:

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Why incompetent people think they’re amazing – The Dunning-Kruger effect

I first heard of the Dunning-Kruger effect at last year’s Fronteers Conference in a talk by Jessica Rose. In that talk she said that “the unskilled aren’t aware of their lack of own skill, and are unable to assess and … Continue reading

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Bringing newspapers to life with augmented reality

In true Harry Potter-style, Nathan Gitter has used ARKit to bring newspapers to life: Bringing newspapers to life with #ARKit. 📰📱 Animated weather maps and sports highlights are just the beginning! Built with #ARKit2 on #iOS12. — Nathan Gitter (@nathangitter) … Continue reading

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Switching PHP versions with Laravel Valet

⚠️ Switching to a PHP version lower van 7.1 with Valet 2.0 won’t work at the time of writing, as Valet 2.0 does not work with PHP < 7.1 until this issue is resolved. For some older projects that I … Continue reading

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Harry Roberts: FaCSSt – CSS and Performance

A Frontend United I was lucky to see Harry Roberts give this talk on CSS and Performance. You can watch it to, as the recording has been published to YouTube Ahh… CSS and performance. Two of my favourite things! But … Continue reading

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How to reposition multiple iOS apps at the same time

TIL: You can move multiple iOS apps at the same time. Tap and hold to start wiggling one, move it a little, then tap other apps to add ‘m to the stack you’re moving.

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AR Experiments: Flight Paths – A visualization of flight data that floats around you.

Flight Paths is an experiment that transforms your room into a flight path visualization. Touch any horizontal surface and explore as flights take off from JFK or SFO and fly around your space. AR Experiments: Flight Paths →

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