I love this so much.
I love this so much.
How Finland Keeps Kids Focused Through Free Play
Tim Walker, theatlantic.com
An American teacher in Helsinki questioned the national practice of giving 15 minute breaks each hour—until he saw the difference it made in his classroom.
Like a zombie, Sami—one of my fifth graders—lumbered over to me and hissed, “I think I’…
A fair piece this, and something everyone seems to forget when making web stuff nowadays.
While we go Batshit over sad Batman and other Batfleck Batstuff, here’s some Bat-radio stuff I missed over Christmas. Wowza.
Do we really need to “gamify” everything?
Peter Cohen, imore.com
It’s been trendy for the past few years to “gamify” your life, but should it be necessary at all?For the past several years, there’s been a trend to “gamify” every aspect of your life. While gamification can be truly useful, I think it’s…
Make a button bounce in one minute using Origami.
Brenden Mulligan, medium.com
Brenden Mulligan is a co-founder and designer at Cluster, a web and mobile app which enables users to create private social networks around…
I take hundreds of screenshots every week, my desktop is littered with them. While largely, when they’re used to illustrate points in a presentation, the automatic drop shadow that’s added looks nice, but on occasion, you don’t want them. Use this really simple terminal command to remove the drop shadow in those instances. And now, back to Sunday.
Mobile Apps or Mobile Web? Both, Sometimes.
Peter Kafka, recode.net
People are spending an increasing amount of time using apps on their phones, at the expense of the mobile Web. That’s worrisome, says Andreessen Horowitz’s Chris Dixon.
But before you write off the mobile Web, remember that it’…
Get ready! We will soon be entering an age whereby the food giants will be as largely disliked as financial institutions are today.
25 years of HyperCard—the missing link to the Web
by Matthew Lasar - May 31, 2012 12:30 am UTC, arstechnica.com
Onto the Web
About two years later, Berners-Lee created his own World Wide Web browser, then released the coding library for the project so that programmers could develop their own versions. So …
Protest in style with a toolbelt designed for superheroes
By Valentina Palladino, theverge.com
With protests erupting in countries across the world, student designers Damon Ahola and Richard Clarkson from the School of Visual Arts were asked to design a product to help activists. They came up with the brand B. Super, a consumer…
A Snap-On iPhone Gadget That Adds Physical Camera Controls
Tim Moynihan, wired.com
The Snappgrip is a mountable handgrip that adds physical camera controls to your iPhone.
Yep, something similar existed, and failed. I own one - it wasn’t ace. Soz.