Thoughts

Random thoughts that interest us  ...  A few tidbits from the world and some tips / tricks / more 'techy stuff' from us.

Design

Prince gets his own Pantone color

It’s official: Prince and purple are together forever

Back-end Tech

Instagram Makes a Smooth Move to Python 3

Instagram serves an incredible amount of traffic, reliably and steadily so, by running Python (with a little help from Django) under the hood.

Trends

FCUK - Pardon Our French

Fcuk. It’s not a swear word, as such, but the marketing team at UK’s French Connection knew what they were doing when they fashioned this anagrammatic logo some years ago

Experimental

Bizarre & a Little Creepy

Eyes that follow your cursor ...

In the News

Watch what you say in front of your TV

Be careful what you say in front of your new television, following reports that Samsung’s new Smart TVs are now being programmed to listen to every word you say and send it over the internet to a third party cloud service.

Back-end Tech

What if technology could help improve conversations online?

A new API for hosting conversations, with machine learning tech that’ll do things like help flag potentially harmful comments before they’re posted

Design

How a designer conquered math

Design

Free (do whatever you want) high-resolution photos!

Back-end Tech

Let the Browser Speak to You

With as little as one line of code, enable developers to create links that allow users to click, sit back, and listen to the browser read aloud the important content of a web page.