I have about 30 articles related to the Facebook Trainwreck bookmarked but I'm going to skip them this week. (I don't have to tell you things are bad — everybody knows things are bad.) Instead, here are some other links:
- Wired: It's Time for an RSS Revival - You can't...
- Dan Cohen: Back to the Blog - ...go home again...
- Anil Dash: The Missing Building Blocks of the Web - ...but we should try!
- Transitioning Google URL Shortener to Firebase Dynamic Links - What an incredible journey, etc.
- Perspective-aware Manipulation of Portrait Photos - This one made my brain hurt in a good way. They're making wide lenses look like long lenses with 3D awareness.
- The Last Conversation You’ll Need to Have About Eating Right - Because it's so long and you won't want to talk about eating anymore.
- Community Interaction and Conflict on the Web - A study of inter-community conflict at Reddit. 1% of communities initiate 74% of all conflicts.
- Jeff Simmermon: This Is A Boring Shark Attack: 8 Rules for Fascinating Storytelling
I have watched this video about aluminum cans a few times over the last week or so and I keep sharing it with people in person. It has five million views on YouTube so I'm not alone. I think it's so fascinating because we are alienated from many of the things around us and this video undoes a small piece of that: