Category: Links

  • Link: How Generative Music Works

    Amazing presentation, exploration, interactive… thing on generative music and the role of systems in creating that stuff. Beautifully put together. Link: How Generative Music Works

  • Link: You Are A Strange Loop

    Fantastic video, amazing summary of the work of Douglas Hofstadter. But rather than being a tl;dr, it has served to make me pick up and study Gödel, Escher, Bach again, I never made it through the whole thing first time around. Link – You Are A Strange Loop

  • Link: The Power of “Yes, if”: Iterating on our RFC Process

    Awesome humanistic approach to RFCs from Tanya Reilly – moving from binary “computer says no”s to a more iterative process by changing some simple wording. Link – The Power of “Yes, if”: Iterating on our RFC Process

  • Link: Letters of Exclusion

    Jeremy is spot on here. Acronyms are such a simple way to keep someone needlessly out of the conversation. This is certainly something I need to work on within myself. Link – Letters of Exclusion

  • Link: Letterboxd Love Letter

    Jim Cummings directed and starred in two great films I’ve watched in the past year, Thunder Road and The Wolf of Snow Hollow. Here he talks about why Letterboxd is such a great platform. I just subscribed at the end of last year, and going forward, I’ll definitely be keeping it going.

  • The Lean Web

    Chris Ferdinandi has thrown in some absolute gems in this talk he put together for wordpress.tv – The Lean Web, well worth 48 minutes (or less at > 1x) of your time. Link – The Lean Web

  • Lovely piece from Terence Eden on squeezing more out of tech: What would happen if computers never got any faster?

  • TIL: Use a Submit Button Outside of a Form!

  • My current favourite thing is screencasts with hilariously over the top soundtracks. Never has writing a netlify function in Vim and deploying a hello world endpoint seemed so cool.

  • I’ve just signed up for Coursera’s Programming Languages course. Watched the intro, and can’t remember feeling so hyped about an MOOC. There’s something deeply artistic and elegant in the way programming languages fit together and I want you to stretch your mind, and I want you to look at this course as a fresh way […]