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A Virtual Commencement Speech

Gavin Strange made a short video for graduating students of 2020, to offer some words of advice in these turbulent times. He chose five pieces of advice below to help you on your way. Watch the video here. Opportunities are born from passions Don’t wait until you have all the tools Seek …


Notes & Links #17

History of grids: from the printing press to modern web design . Take a trip down memory lane and (re)discover the history of grids — from ancient Egypt to modern web design. Coda docs now imports Google docs. The Google Docs importer - now you can bring all your product specs, meeting notes into …


Notes & Links #16

How Do You Remove Unused CSS From a Site? Chris Coyier gives an overview of the current state of Remove-Unused-CSS tools and techniques. Speculative Everything - Design, Fiction, and Social Dreaming by Anthony Dunne and Fiona Raby. How to use design as a tool to create not only things but ideas, to …


Notes & Links #15

What Newspapers Can Teach Us About Web Design - From the Gutenberg Principle to grid systems to above the fold, newspapers teach us much about the foundations of web design. The Creative Process Isn’t Linear - There’s one difference between creative people who finish creative projects and those who …


Notes & Links #14

Whodunnit? is a new kind of investigation. This series on Radio 4 looks at children and those born in summer do worse than children born in autumn or winter. Not every one of them of course, but on average the effect is strong and clear. The 90 Minute Morning Routine that Can Change Your Life . An …


Notes & Links #13

Webponize - MacOS app which converts images to WebP. The Glow of LED Greenhouses Documented by Aerial Photographer Tom Hegen. The greenhouses were developed as a response to the Netherland's growing need for food both within its own borders and to the international market. Accessible Drop Caps - …


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