How to make a blockbuster movie trailer I saw this a couple of weeks ago and really should have linked to it then. Auralnauts shows us How to make a blockbuster movie trailer, and it’s epic.
Breakfast foods This fluffy pancake recipe is really tasty. Backlinks 2020-09-06 Via Recomendo, Save The Food is a site that offers Recipes, food storage tips, and more to help avoid food waste. 2020-05-24 Here are the Recipes I used: I made the Banana Cream Pie I recipe from All Recipes. That recipe is essentially the same as this one. Pretty easy work! We didn’t have any whipped cream, but that recipe uses egg yolks… leaving us with egg whites.
Save The Food Via Recomendo, Save The Food is a site that offers Recipes, food storage tips, and more to help avoid food waste.
Backlinks 2020-09-06 Via Recomendo, Save The Food is a site that offers Recipes, food storage tips, and more to help avoid food waste. 2020-06-28 Another terrific-looking Recomendo recommendation: Burner Mail lets you create email addresses on the fly, so you can have a fresh address for each service or newsletter you sign up for. If you start getting spammed at that address or just have trouble unsubscribing, you can flip a switch and the address stops working.
Arwes sci-fi/cyberpunk framework Arwes is a React-based set of components and sounds to create sci-fi-like user interfaces.
mmhmm video calling fanciness Presenting live on the internet has been a big deal for a while and is, of course, an even bigger deal during the pandemic. mmhmm is an amazing-looking app (currently in beta) that gives you virtual backgrounds plus slides that you can put up behind you. Plus, you can move yourself around and resize the slides. They have a bunch of incredible features that you can get a sense of in this demo video.
RSSHub lets you get a feed from anything RSSHub is a feed aggregator with a large number of available sources.
Redditvids Think YouTube could use some competition in the discover-new-videos space? Redditvids is an entirely client-side app that provides a UI for browsing videos on Reddit.
ROBLOX is a MUD Felipe Pepe has written a detailed look at MUDs through history and it’s awesome. These games have had quite a run.
Wage theft and prisons Dave McKenna wrote this excellent Twitter thread about how much of crime isn’t punished in the same way we punish lower-impact crime. Wage theft happens frequently, with little recourse for a lot of people. Small-scale theft, meanwhile, is punished with jail time.
Ent is a graph-based ORM for Go Ent provides a graph-based ORM for Go, which can seem a little strange given that relational databases do provide relations, but not necessarily graphs. Regardless, it looks nice on the surface (as a lot of ORMs do), and seems like it would pair well with GraphQL. This originated with Facebook, which clearly has a lot of graph-like data.
Why write ADRs? Over on the GitHub blog, there’s a post by Eli Perkins called Why Write ADRs. ADRs provide documentation for Architecture changes, and I think they are enormously useful.
At Khan Academy, we’ve been using ADRs since the middle of 2017. Our implementation of ADRs combines the document with DACI, a decision making framework. DACI defines the roles Driver, Approver, Contributors, Informed, and helps ensure that decisions can be made by recognizing the people in those roles.