Victor Loux Bookmarks

A feed of interesting articles and websites I have recently read. Please feel free to browse and send me suggestions of sites to look at — I’m curious about a lot of things!

How Hmong Americans turned a conference call line into a radio of their own - The Verge

theverge.com/2019/11/22/20975911/hmong-radio-conference-line-diaspora-america-phone-djs
The Asian diaspora is reimagining the conference call line as a radio show for Hmong people, by Hmong people. The Verge explores how these "stations" are run, and talks to the DJs who own them.

Work Responsibly

workresponsibly.org/
Work Responsibly — A collection of resources for a healthy and balanced approach to work.

Diez — The Design Language Framework

diez.org/
Diez radically reduces the cost of delivering a consistent visual identity across your company’s apps & websites.

No, Absolutely Not | CSS-Tricks

css-tricks.com/no-absolutely-not/
I think the difference between a junior and senior front-end developer isn't in their understanding or familiarity with a particular tech stack,

The Language Agnostic, All-Purpose, Incredible, Makefile | Mindlessness

blog.mindlessness.life/makefile/2019/11/17/the-language-agnostic-all-purpose-incredible-makefile.html
I like to use Makefiles. I like to use Makefiles in Java. I like to use Makefiles in Erlang. I like to use Makefiles in Elixir. And most recently, I like to use Makefiles in Ruby. I think you, too, would like to use Makefiles in your environment, and the engineering community would benefit if more of us used Makefiles, in general.

Who Can Use

whocanuse.com/
Find out who can use your color combination

Scaling in the presence of errors—don’t ignore... — programming is terrible

programmingisterrible.com/post/188942142748/scaling-in-the-presence-of-errorsdont-ignore
Scaling in the presence of errors—don’t ignore them Building a reliable, robust service often means building something that can keep working when some parts fail. A website where not every feature is...

The Size of Space

neal.fun/size-of-space/
Explore the scale of the universe on this interactive page. Go from astronaut all the way to the observable universe!

Blot – A blogging platform with no interface

blot.im/
Turns a folder into a blog automatically. Use your favorite text-editor to write. Text and Markdown files, Word Documents, images, bookmarks and HTML in your folder become blog posts.

Line Awesome — Free Beautiful Icon Font

icons8.com/line-awesome
Replace Font Awesome with modern line icons with a single line of code.