Internet update 18.08
Google is splitting apart. It will become holding of companies (Google, Fiber, Nest, etc). See this video for more details.
Everything You Know About the Internet of Things is Wrong — describes which movement in last years influenced how IoT is developed and what it can become in future, also asks important legal/moral questions.
Improve your firefox — some configuration improvement in about:config.
The definitive list of lists (of lists) curated on GitHub.
Designing for Performance: Weighing Aesthetics and Speed — book for front-end developers. You can read it for free, all money will be donated to charities.
Stronger Shell — “Shell scripting is strange and somewhat forbidding, but will serve you better than most other frameworks or languages you can learn (after your first). ”
Google’s S2, geometry on the sphere, cells and Hilbert curve — how to index whole planet using 64 int and get 1 cm accuracy (slides).
Frege is a pure functional programming language for the JVM in the spirit of Haskell.
A Visual Introduction to Machine Learning — really nice and accessible introduction to Machine Learning precisely decision trees.
Video of a neural network learning — have you ever wondered how brain / neural network works, here your answer on silver platter.
4 Invisible User Experiences you Never Knew About — provide less to do more.
Improve the payment experience with animations — “The goal of animations should not solely be entertaining the user, but rather, they should be helping the user better understand what’s going on and how to use your product most effectively.”
Fun / Interesting
Octopus genome holds clues to uncanny intelligence — if you are really into it: original paper.
Classnamer — don’t have idea for class name? Generate one.
Music I’m enjoying: Tangerine Dream — Thief (Extended Edition).