Icon Design, Fentanyl, William Gibson, Cancer, Data, Zero-Trust, etc.

7 Principles of Icon Designhttps://uxdesign.cc/7-principles-of-icon-design-e7187539e4a2?gi=7394da7ecde3

One of the best articles to read if you’re interested in the aesthetics of icon design and their role within user interfaces as a whole.

William Gibson — Cyberspace’s Prophet Talks AI and Climatehttps://dnyuz.com/2020/02/13/william-gibson-cyberspaces-prophet-talks-ai-and-climate/

Great interview with Gibson on how his ideas are contextualized in the modern day mashup of cyberspace and AI. On a side note if you haven’t read his signature title ‘Neuromancer’ please do as soon as possible, it’s an eternally good book.

23 Rules to Run a Software Startup with Minimum Hasslehttps://www.joisig.com/rules-software-startup-minimum-hassle

This is a pretty actionable writeup that contains some non-obvious things to keep in mind. I found it extremely applicable for any startup not just ones dealing with software.

How China Flooded the U.S. with Lethal Fentanyl, Fueling the Opioid Crisishttps://news.yahoo.com/chinas-role-in-the-us-fentanyl-epidemic-152338423.html

Quite an interesting deep dive into the geopolitical supply chain that surrounds the opioid epidemic in the U.S.

Three Types of Datahttps://www.brandonsmith.ninja/blog/three-types-of-data

Technically applicable, but a great read for anyone interested in ways of categorizing and approaching data in the larger scope of systems theory.

Reasonably Polymorphichttps://reasonablypolymorphic.com/book/preface

A completely free and web-based book on the fundamentals of computer science, written by Sandy Maguire.

Advertising is a Cancer on Societyhttp://jacek.zlydach.pl/blog/2019-07-31-ads-as-cancer.html

Pretty spot-on overview of the types of intrusive advertising

Zero Trust and Disabling Remote Management Endpointshttps://wunderwuzzi23.github.io/blog/posts/zero-trust/

Concise and well written high-level blog post outlining the benefits and rationale behind implementing zero-trust in as many places as possible within a networked environment.


Pearl Jam - BlackYouTube / Deezer

Snow Patrol - Chasing CarsYouTube / Deezer

U2 - Where the Streets Have No NameYouTube / Deezer

Still Corners - The TripYouTube / Deezer