I hope everyone had a great week. I did and I’ll hopefully tell you more about that soon.
For now, I’d like to share some great reads I came across this past seven days. There’ll be some fitness posts in there but there’ll also be Hacker News style articles and basically anything else I’ve come across online that looks interesting. Hopefully it’ll turn into a regular thing. Away we go…
- Eric Bidelman on The Bleeding Edge of HTML5
Warning: This may lock up your browser.
- Mac OS X Lion in CSS3
Usage of CSS3 is exploding and this is an interesting use of it from Alessio Atzeni to produce a Mac OS Lion interface.
- CSS3 Facebook Buttons
Creating Facebook buttons using purely CSS3
- One Man’s HTML5 Developer Workflow
It’s always good to see how other dev’s work.
Not only is Nicholas Zakas a smart guy, he’s also a great writer. Here he discusses thoughts on CSS media queries and JS.
- The Re-Birth of Microsoft
As yet, I’m firmly on the Microsoft side of the development fence. This is a pretty optimistic view of the future of development at Redmond.
- What if Visual Studio had achievements?
If it did I’d have racked up a few of these!
- What would it take to create a Wikipedia-like website?
Reddit always has some good discussion going on and this one takes on what it would take to build websites of varying sizes. Good stuff.
- 10 Months. 128 Pounds Lost. The Best Transformation I’ve Ever Seen by Steve at Nerd Fitness
Nerd Fitness is an awesome resource of fitness knowledge and inspiration. This is a transformation that needs to be seen to be believed.
- The Contreras Files: Volume II by Brett Contreras
Great knowledge provided by Brett.
- Loaded Cuddles by Dan John
Dan John is must-read!
- Things I’ve Learned In the Past Week by Sean Hyson
Solid advice and thought from the US fitness editor of Men’s Fitness
- Learning to Sit Alone, in a Quiet Empty Room
Leo Babauta is another great writer.
- How to be Relentlessly Resourceful
- Julian Assange: The Rolling Stone Interview
- ‘Kill Hollywood’ from Y Combinator’s Paul Graham
In a week when SOPA has dominated the web, Paul Graham puts forward a case for killing Hollywood.
- Killing Hollywood will require learning Hollywood’s game
Sarah Daly at PandoDaily follows up stating that the web must improve the quality of it’s entertainment.