This is where cool stuff lives. All sorts of stuff: videos, articles or even people I find worth remembering.
- Screw finding your passion: Cool take on the extended idea that your job should be your passion.
- Making Useless Stuff: "There is nothing I find more liberating than to spend a Saturday afternoon coding on some toy project."
- Refusing to stand on the shoulders of giants: Why do we always insist on reinventing the whell?
- Being Glue: "You know that thing where everyone on a software engineering team turns up and just writes code for eight hours a day and then later the project is successful? No you don't"
- 🤖 beepb00p: One of craziest and coolest sites I have seen around. No spoilers. Must visit.
- Julia Evans: I end up here so much from HN that I used to think it was actually multiple blogs with the same design. Great tech stuff.
- AnderSource: Another little random dev blog. Some procgen stuff.
- BenJoJo: Just read this by him and even though it is amazingly explained I didn't understand half of it. That is always a good sign.
- Tonsky: A delight to read. Top notch longer form articles + amazing readability and even interactive stuff. Typography and colors are just perfect!
- Neal.fun: Fun little projects and sketches.
- Dani Latorre
- Pieter Hintjens
- David Bull: The best source of information regarding Ukiyo-e there must exist in the western world. If not, let me know!
- Emil & Ruta Salmins: Two amazing printmakers from Latvia. His linoleum carvings and big format prints 😍
- George Francis: Beautiful portfolio and amazing quality long form interactive tutorials on generative art.
- Tyler Hobbs: Generative art, beautiful pieces and amazing essays.
- Here Dragons Abound: For what seems like centuries Scott Turner is building a fantasy map generator and sharing his process via an amazingly detailed newsletter. Top notch stuff.
- Generated Space: Loving the digital sketchbook/drafty feel.
- Fred Briolet: Also love his experiments section.
- My Sketchbook & Me: Beautiful "course"(¿?) by Dawn Carlos on how to use an sketchbook as an exploration media.
- Demon's Souls: Remaking a PlayStation Classic
- Cellular Automata: Pretty amazing showcase of cellular automata on a rather old an amazing video.
- I programmed some creatures. They evolved: Extremely interesting showcase of some artificial evolution powered by simple neural networks.
- Michael Lynch: Michael has been building a couple of products for some years now, extremely transparent and open posts. Specially interesting is his quite successful adventure with building a commercializing a hardware product.
- Cory Zue: Very transparent site with a lot of info following his process building a bunch of successful products. Seems like a really down to earth guy and I love that his products are pretty "standard" no buzzwords, no hype just simple working tools that serve a purpose.
- Half Bakery: Random, cool, crazy ideas
- Lunch and Learn: James Shore's great series on applying TDD.
[Michael Levin - Plasticity w/out genetic change: bioelectric embryos & synthetic proto-organisms] (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ChRM4CEWyg): Now we program organisms 🤯