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Stoic. Software Designer & Writer.

GitHub Engineering – How Four Native Developers Wrote An Electron App

GitHub Engineering – How Four Native Developers Wrote An Electron App

At the same time, one of the big benefits to writing an Electron app is JavaScript itself. It’s the lingua franca of programming. This lowers the barrier of entry for an open source project like ours. So while languages like Elm and PureScript are interesting and would scratch our static types itch, they were too far outside the mainstream for us to consider.

Being A Minimalist | CNA Insider

“Fine” never means “things are fine.”

“Fine” never means “things are fine.”

To me, “fine” is the ultimate indicator of apathy and discontent. “Fine” means a standard is barely being met. “Fine” means there’s the potential for something to be better. “Fine” means there’s more to learn and dig into.

“Fine” never means “things are fine.”

Claire Lew

THESE ISLANDS – A portrait of the British Isles

Signal v. Noise – The Unnecessary Fragmentation of Design Jobs

Signal v. Noise – The Unnecessary Fragmentation of Design Jobs

So if Art Lebedev’s shop can do all that, and Raymond Loewy could do what he did, why are we so insufferably particular about boxing ourselves into tiny little specialties just to make websites and apps?

Imagine if we stopped doing that, and tossed out our process assumptions and self-defeating arguments about what should be one person’s responsibility versus someone else’s.

Maybe we could all gain that magical holistic understanding, and grow to become Computational Designers. Or even just Designers.

Jonas Downey

Writing Modern JavaScript with TypeScript – Articles – Instrument

Instrument – Writing Modern JavaScript with TypeScript

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Summer Reading, by Agnes Lee

Summer Reading, by Agnes Lee

The Sandman

The Sandman

Design Snippets: Circuit’s simple and clean visual design

Made By: Cameron Moll

Kai Brach – Offscreen Magazine

Abrigo de animais selvagens no litoral de SP sofre com falta de verbas

Inside the De Bethune Manufacture

The Monocle Travel Guide Series: Copenhagen

Steve Jobs on Design (2002)

This Porsche 964 Is Piloted In Iceland At 64 Degrees North

Touring Nick Offerman’s Wood Shop

The Position of Fuck You (John Goodman in The Gambler)

8th Light – Software is our Craft.