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Past Week's Favorites

from April 17, 2014 to April 24, 2014

  1. http://carpeaqua.com/personal/milestones/2012/11/09/30/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+carpeaqua+%28carpeaqua%29

    Times Favorited: 1 Times Bookmarked: 1

    carpeaqua.com

  2. Letter to a Junior Designer

    I admit it: you intimidate me. Your work is vivid and imaginative, far superior to my woeful scratchings at a similar age. The things I struggle to learn barely make you sweat. One day, you’ll…

    Times Favorited: 1 Times Bookmarked: 1

    alistapart.com

  3. TDD is dead. Long live testing.

    Test-first fundamentalism is like abstinence-only sex ed: An unrealistic, ineffective morality campaign for self-loathing and shaming. It didn't start out like that. When I first discovered TDD, it…

    Times Favorited: 1 Times Bookmarked: 1

    david.heinemeierhansson.com

  4. HTML for Icon Font Usage

    Published May 24, 2012 by Chris Coyier Where are we at right now in terms of the best markup for using icon fonts? Let's cover some options I think are currently the best. You want the icon to…

    Times Favorited: 1 Times Bookmarked: 1

    css-tricks.com

  5. The End Of Android

    Irresponsible speculation about Google’s management change. Why is Andy Rubin no longer running the mobile platform he created? Who knows. Probably only a few people know the real reason.…

    Times Favorited: 1 Times Bookmarked: 1

    www.splatf.com

  6. Ultralight Sleep Beyond The Bag: The Brooks-Range Cloak 45

    By Steve Graepel Packing for ultra-light adventure is like solving a puzzle — carry too little and you flirt with epic failure; carry too much and you get in your own way. But when push comes…

    Times Favorited: 1 Times Bookmarked: 1

    gearjunkie.com

  7. How Americans Die

    By Matthew C. Klein / Bloomberg View / April 17, 2014 How Americans Die The mortality rate fell by about 17 percent from 1968 through 2010, years for which we have detailed data. Almost all of this…

    Times Favorited: 0 Times Bookmarked: 2

    www.bloomberg.com

  8. Farewell GitHub, Hello Immersive Computing

    Today is my last day at GitHub. Recent events have given me a lot of time to reflect on what's important to me, and I've decided to switch gears and focus on building something from scratch again.…

    Times Favorited: 0 Times Bookmarked: 2

    tom.preston-werner.com

  9. How Gmail Happened: The Inside Story of Its Launch 10 Years Ago

    Gmail's home page as it looked on March 31, 2004, shortly before the service launched Skizzers.org Google's email breakthrough was almost three years in the making. But it wasn't a given that it…

    Times Favorited: 0 Times Bookmarked: 2

    time.com

  10. Innoveracy: Misunderstanding Innovation

    Illiteracy is the inability to read and write. Though the percent of sufferers has halved in the last 35 years, currently 15% of the world has this affliction. Innumeracy is the inability to apply…

    Times Favorited: 0 Times Bookmarked: 1

    www.asymco.com


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