We must immediately cease development work on the Medusa emoji.
You Spin Me Round
First up, Epic Spinners [github/epicmaxco] offers CSS spinners you can easily integrate into Vue.
svg-grabber [chrome.google] lets you preview and download SVG assets from a site.
A look at HTML5’s controversial Encrypted Media Extensions [blog.logrocket].
And Takehome [takehome] is a better way to create coding challenges for job candidates.
Sittin’ on the Dock of the Bay
Prodigy [prodi.gy] offers fast, efficient machine learning.
NoDock [nodock] is an open-source full-stack environment for your Docker projects.
You can get data from Faraday-caged, air-gapped computers. Just use magnetic fields [cyber.bgu]. Magnetic fields! Every time! How do they work?!
BuckHacker [motherboard.vice] searches through exposed AWS servers. You do not want to rank well on this search engine.
11 tips for designing high-converting landing pages [blog.prototypr].
How product studio Postlight approached a rebrand [trackchanges].
Thiel’s in Motion
Peter Thiel is moving out of Silicon Valley, heading all the way to Los Angeles [qz]. Apparently there are too many liberals in the Valley, and it costs too much. Wait, too much for Peter Thiel!? I don’t want to know how much that is.
Leeroy [leeroy] is a decentralized Twitter clone built on the Ethereum blockchain. Micro-tipping for content you like, no central authority, no one enforcing any content standards. This is either an amazing or very non-amazing idea.
“Physicists created a new form of light” [motherboard.vice].
And a handbook for nailing your next tech interview [github/yangshun].
Time is Running Out
Everything else (apps, fun tools, gaming, culture, funny stuff)
A round-up of great longreads for the weekend [versioning.substack]. So yeah, if you could get those all read and absorbed by Monday, that’d be great.
SoYouLearn [soyoulearn] is an advanced spaced repetition learning platform.
Purdue’s microbots [motherboard.vice] - very tiny robots who just jump around all over the place - are terrifying.
Today in marketing: Black Mirror’s got a new site that’ll tell you how long your relationship has left [theverge]. This is a bit silly, and may reduce the length of fan’s relationship with the show.
Here’s a weekend project - beat this mysterious Steam game and win a Bitcoin [motherboard.vice].
There is Versioning for another Incredible week. I’m off to help my friend Peter move house. I’m worried our relationship doesn’t have much longer!
I’ll have some more for you next week. Hopefully you’re exactly 1 Bitcoin richer by then, good luck!
Curated by Adam