Sunday, September 25, 2016

'Rolling Stone' Sells Minority Share Of Magazine To Singapore Entrepreneur

It's the first time Jann Wenner has allowed an outside investor to buy a part of the fabled magazine he founded in 1967.

Friday, September 23, 2016

Fill It With Regular: AAA Finds Millions Of Drivers Waste Money On Premium Gas

A study by AAA found 16.5 million Americans buy premium gas when their cars don't need it. Director of Automotive Engineering Greg Brannon says drivers waste money when they unnecessarily use premium.

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Two Stories, Many Cameras: Protesters Demand Video Of Charlotte Shooting

Charlotte's mayor tells NPR that the footage will be released "eventually," but that there's no timeline for it. This summer, North Carolina passed a law limiting the public's access to such videos.


Projections is an event organised by designers for other designers. It's main goal is not only to bring the members of graphic designer's community together, but also to inspire them to be creative.

Monday, September 19, 2016

Corinne Bailey Rae: Tiny Desk Concert

There's real joy in this genre-defying performance by the English singer-songwriter, who performs material from her first album in six years.

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Asif Khan and MINI create calm, enclosed "forests" in east London

London Design Festival 2016: architect Asif Khan has created three temporary pavilions thick with plants to give the harried London public space to relax, work and socialise (+ slideshow). (more…)

Monday, September 12, 2016

Eddie Antar, Who Started The Crazy Eddie Chain With 'Insane!' Prices, Dies At 68

He took the electronics chain from one store in Brooklyn, N.Y., to - at its height - 43 stores in four states. Antar went to prison for racketeering and stock fraud, but his conviction was overturned.

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Art Review: Charlotte Moorman, Tradition Disrupter, Is the Focus of Two Shows

This artist, a foundational 20th-century art figure and embracer of the avant-garde, is re-revealed to the public in twin exhibitions at New York University.

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Former Fox Host Gretchen Carlson Gets Apology, $20M Settlement

Carlson sued Fox News chief Roger Ailes for sexual harassment. In a statement Tuesday, Fox said Carlson "had not been treated with the respect and dignity that she and all our colleagues deserve."

Friday, September 2, 2016

Web Development Reading List #152: On Not Shipping, Pure JS Functions, And SameSite Cookies



This week's reading list consists of a lot of little, smart details that you can use on websites. From tweaking the user's reading experience during page load to pure JavaScript functions and verifying the integrity of external assets. And finally, we see some articles on thinking differently about established working habits - be it working on AI without data or the virtue of not shipping a feature.

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Please note that I'll be on vacation for the next four weeks, so please don't expect any new Web Development Reading List before October, 7th. Enjoy September, your work, your life!

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