Well, that was quick. … After our search for help last week, we got very nice emails and finally found someone who is helping us with these link collections now. So thanks to you, our newest contributor, we’re happy to say (again):
Thank Grohl, Gauss, Glob, Galileo and Science it’s Friday! The week’s (almost) over, and these are our reading recommendations, curated for you, for your weekend or a lazy afternoon. Enjoy!
The vote on the new bylaws, new Fauxton design, how to optimize views and much more: the CouchDB Weekly News is out.
(Nearly) Everything a typography lover’s heart could want can be found in this list of free typography resources.
If you ever tried to come up with a logo, you know how hard it is to combine all the ideas you have. But some people do get it right.
What is a designer? What is a designer’s responsibility to culture and individuals? A lightning talk from Cole Peters, given at IndieTech Summit 2014.
“Remember, you are the modern incarnation of a long and storied tradition.” – How to become a UX Torturer
The Web and Development
Aaaah … the you of debugging. If you need some pointers on your favourite pastime, have a look at this slides on how to debug anything.
The nature of code is something that author Daniel Shiffman thought about a lot.
“The Refactoring Tales”, a free to read online book about refactoring & maintaing code.
Ars technica editor Cyrus Farivar wondered, what exactly the feds know about him. Turns out, his credit card details for example.
The talks from HOPE X (Hackers on planet earth) are up. One of them is a conversation with Edward Snowden.
Service Models, the Rise, and Beyond: Backend as a Service
The Tech World and Culture
Even in leading positions and haven proven themselves, women in the gaming industry have to live with harassment. Tips like “Don’t take it personal” don’t help when you’re threatened with rape.
Who is an Open Source contributor? How the diversity in tech movement is causing an open source identity crisis.
“Their accidental lack of diversity early on quickly appears to be deliberate.” – “Females” in Open Source
Danny Chrichton wrote a column about the problem with founders.
Not just employers are able to do reference checking, it can also go the other way round.
How our assumptions about our technical workforce keep us from building more diverse (and successful) organizations.
Over 250 animators worked together to re-animate an episode of Sailor Moon, each of them using their own style.
Who wouldn’t like to find some cute motivational sticky notes on the train to work? They have cats on them, too!
There are two sides to every story … take these album covers for example.
Artist Christina De Middel thought about what these people depicted in spam emails look like … and made pictures of them.
We also <3 our system admins! It’s system administrator appreciation day today, so maybe say thank you to yours?
Have a great weekend!