Victor Loux Bookmarks

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Eyecandy - Visual Technique Library
The visual technique library for visual technique lovers. Enjoy. Learn. Don't gatekeep.

Google "We Have No Moat, And Neither Does OpenAI"
Leaked Internal Google Document Claims Open Source AI Will Outcompete Google and OpenAI

Will A.I. Become the New McKinsey? | The New Yorker
As it’s currently imagined, the technology promises to concentrate wealth and disempower workers. Is an alternative possible?

How Does Degrowth Apply to Our Minds?
The concept of degrowth is powerful because it is clear that we need systemic change to avoid ecological collapse: business as usual with a “green tin

Greenwish: wishful thinking in the ESG world
“An increasing chorus of voices is raising the alarm about greenwashing and greenwishing a new energy model into existence that still relies on the same extractive and destructive methods of classic growth-dependent capitalism.” (Dense Discovery)

There Is No A.I.
There are ways of controlling the new technology—but first we have to stop mythologizing it.

The Art and Science of Asking Questions on Vimeo
This is "The Art and Science of Asking Questions" by Maze on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.

Keyboard tricks from a macOS app dev — Alin Panaitiu
Alin Panaitiu's notes and ramblings: short-form content on macOS apps, music and computers in general

rcmd - Switch apps instantly using the ⌘ Right Command key
Use the Right Command key and the first letter of the app name to switch to that app instantly. Forget about Command Tab Tab Tab... you get the idea.

Crooks’ Mistaken Bet on Encrypted Phones
Drug syndicates and other criminal groups bought into the idea that a new kind of phone network couldn’t be infiltrated by cops. They were wrong—big time.

Ellie - A better day planner
Ellie helps you organize your thoughts and plan your day in a beautiful and simple website and iOS app.