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!

507 Mechanical Movements

507movements.com/
Five Hundred and Seven Mechanical Movements, now Animated for the Internet.

The Dark Forest Theory of the Internet – OneZero

onezero.medium.com/the-dark-forest-theory-of-the-internet-7dc3e68a7cb1
In his sci-fi trilogy The Three Body Problem, author Liu Cixin presents the dark forest theory of the universe. When we look out into space, the theory goes, we’re struck by its silence. It seems…

OKRs from a development team’s perspective – ZAFU LABS

zafulabs.com/2019/05/24/okrs-from-a-development-teams-perspective/
Most of the companies I've worked for in the last 5 years have used the OKR system. Although this system was invented in the 70s, it has more recently become popular at Google and has spread through the tech world. It's a simple system where the company defines a number of Objectives, and each objective…

Pelle Cass | Home

pellecass.com/
Photographer who takes hundreds of photos of the same location then compiles them into one shot

Reakit

reakit.io/
Powerful UI toolkit for building accessible rich web applications with React

The Complete Guide to Deep Work (including a step-by-step checklist)

doist.com/blog/complete-guide-to-deep-work/
Based on Cal Newport's book, Deep Work, this comprehensive guide will teach you to harness your focus, ditch distractions, and improve your productivity.

Dimensions.Guide | Database of Dimensioned Drawings

dimensions.guide/
A comprehensive reference database of dimensioned drawings documenting the standard measurements and sizes of the everyday objects and spaces that make up our world.

MIT Scientists prove adults learn language to fluency nearly as well as children

medium.com/@chacon/mit-scientists-prove-adults-learn-language-to-fluency-nearly-as-well-as-children-1de888d1d45f
This week a new paper was published in the journal Cognition titled “A Critical Period for Second Language Acquisition” that used a new, viral Facebook-quiz-powered method of gathering a huge…