A Tiny Twist on Street Design: The One-Minute City - Bloombergbloomberg.com/news/features/2021-01-05/a-tiny-twist-on-street-design-the-one-minute-city
While the “15-minute city” model promotes neighborhood-level urban planning, Sweden is pursuing a hyper-local twist: a scheme to redesign every street in the nation.
15.ai: Natural TTS with minimal data15.ai/
15.ai: Natural high-quality faster-than-real-time text-to-speech synthesis with minimal data
A fresh new avenue for Google to kill your SaaS startup | Gonzalo Sainz-Trápaga | Mediumgomox.medium.com/google-safe-browsing-can-kill-your-startup-7d73c474b98d
Google Safe Browsing is a Google program that can blacklist any website or SaaS application in Google Chrome and other browsers and platforms.
Context switching costs more than we give it credit for. - Thinking Throughthinkingthrough.substack.com/p/context-switching-cost-more-than
(4 min read) Batching things by function can skyrocket your productivity.
The Coming Software Apocalypse - The Atlantictheatlantic.com/technology/archive/2017/09/saving-the-world-from-code/540393/
A small group of programmers wants to change how we code—before catastrophe strikes.
Learn X by doing Y - A project-based learning search engineaquadzn.github.io/learn-x-by-doing-y/
Project Based Learning is a teaching method in which students gain knowledge and skills by working for an extended period of time to investigate and respond to an authentic, engaging, and complex question, problem, or challenge.
r12a >> appsr12a.github.io/applist
Inside the wild design of the Playstation 5fastcompany.com/90573026/inside-the-wild-design-of-the-playstation-5
With no flat edges, the PS5 is a perfect articulation of defensive architecture, at the electronic scale. You cannot stack anything on top of it—even balancing a single controller on it is about impossible—which will help the machine run cool. This shape is a functional design decision because stacking electronics can lead to their overheating.
Mynstur, a collection of Icelandic Patterns — Guillaume Flandreguillaumeflandre.com/mynstur-iceland
A series of photography collected all around the island of fire and ice.
Keyboard history - Alternatively Sized Piano Keyboardssmallpianokeyboards.org/keyboard-history/
Piano keyboards used to have narrower keys. Today's keyboard size dates from the1880s, designed to suit concert venues and large-handed male virtuosos. + https://paskpiano.org/about/ via Saintloup
The Zoom Gaze — Real Lifereallifemag.com/the-zoom-gaze/
Video conferencing offers an illusory sense of unilateral control over conversations