Readings for Lunch — [ 08 Jan 2015 ]

IMAGE OF THE DAY

You have seen the "Walkie Talkie" in the City of London, right? You know there is a garden in the roof at the top, at about 150 meters? Maybe you don't know that you can book a free visit to it. Hurry up, tickets are going out like hell: http://skygarden.london/sky-garden

PROGRAMMING

JavaScript in 2015

Via Francesco Pighi
Is it going to be a whole new world, for this language? Will it change the nature itself of the web? Read this, and you'll know it.

FONTS

The top 10 most popular fonts of 2014!

A list of amazing fonts, to get inspiration from. To buy for your next project, or simply for your personal collection 🙂

Readings for Lunch — [ 12 Dec 2014 ]

IMAGE OF THE DAY
This is Margaret Hamilton, NASA lead software engineer, and this is the Apollo guidance program she wrote. (source)

GENDER BIAS

How to get more women to speak at conference?

In this post blog, Anna Shipman gives her point of view on why woman are under-represented in tech conferences. And how to fix this problem at the root.

STARTUP

How I raised $2m for my startup (+ 10 key takeaways)

How a Russian boy living and working in London became a serial entrepreneur (and investor on his own).

Readings for Lunch — [ 05 Dec 2014 ]

IMAGE OF THE DAY
"The 1845 depiction of a galaxy that inspired Van Gogh’s The Starry Night, from the altogether spectacular Cosmigraphics: Picturing Space Through Time – a 4,000-year visual history of mapping the universe and our place in it."
APPLE

An illustrated history of Mac OS X

Interesting to see the evolution & changes throughout the years!

KNOWLEDGE

The Digital Einstein

Princeton University have released full public access to 5,000 of Albert Einstein's work, including papers, letters & correspondence.

Readings for Lunch — [ 02 Dec 2014 ]

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DIGITAL

The world now has its first E-Resident!

Estonia now issues supranational digital identities.

"In its embryonic form, […] the program is a cross between techno-utopian ambition and bureaucratic reality—a theoretically seamless, borderless digital system grafted onto a messy physical world"

PSYCHOLOGY

10 of the most counter-intuitive psychology findings!

Super interesting studies with findings that may surprise you.

ART / CULTURE

Illustrated badass women throughout history

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Readings for Lunch — [ 27 Nov 2014 ]

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FRONT-END

Design Engineering

What is a Front End Developer? Jonathan Snook shares his point of view, with a great definition of what being a FED means today.

TOOLS

Blocs

A new web-design application (available here) that takes a componentized approach to constructing pages, allowing users to build pages in a very easy way.