Victor Loux Bookmarks

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BBC Sound Effects - Research & Education Space

bbcsfx.acropolis.org.uk/
BBC Sound Effects - 16,016 sound effects and field recordings from the BBC Archive available to listen/download, licensed for personal, educational or research purposes - Research & Education Space

I Didn’t Want to Offend You: The Cost of Avoiding Sensitive Questions by Einav Hart, Eric VanEpps, Maurice E. Schweitzer :: SSRN

papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm
Within a conversation, individuals balance competing concerns, such as the motive to gather information and the motives to avoid discomfort and to create a favo

Consciousness is neither a spooky mystery nor an illusory belief | Aeon Essays

aeon.co/essays/consciousness-is-neither-a-spooky-mystery-nor-an-illusory-belief
Consciousness is neither a spooky mystery nor an illusory belief. It’s a valid and causally efficacious biological reality

Finland is winning the war on fake news. Other nations want the blueprint

edition.cnn.com/interactive/2019/05/europe/finland-fake-news-intl/
Russia's neighbor has developed a plan for countering misinformation. Can it be exported to the rest of the world?

Mental models for designers | Dropbox Design

dropbox.design/article/mental-models-for-designers
Curious about product design at Dropbox? Here’s a look at tools we use for solving problems, making decisions, and communicating ideas.

brumm.af

brumm.af/shadows
Web site created using create-react-app

Cost per hour for Accessibility Testing - Sheri Byrne-Haber - Medium

medium.com/@sheribyrnehaber/cost-per-hour-for-accessibility-testing-868ddf74322c
Although I am usually not afraid of confrontation, this is an article that I have avoided writing about for a while. No matter what I write below, I’m going to piss someone off. Spending the last…

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.