Biohybrid Robots, Microinteractions, Language, Snowden, Vinyl, etc.

Researchers Build Microscopic Biohybrid Robots Propelled by Muscles, Nerves

Link: https://techxplore.com/news/2019-09-microscopic-biohybrid-robots-propelled-muscles.html

Archived Link: https://archive.vn/srOvz

This is a magnificent feat of engineering that's also a nod to nature's efficiency.


Microinteractions: Small Details Matter

Link: https://uxdesign.cc/microinteractions-detailed-design-9113c88946d0

Archived Link: https://archive.vn/VW3Tl

Good article outlining this fundamental concept in human-centric design.


This Simple Structure Unites All Human Languages

Link: http://nautil.us/issue/76/language/this-simple-structure-unites-all-human-languages

Archived Link: https://archive.vn/L0bIL

Interesting linguistic dive into the syntactic/semantic similarities in spoken language.


ColorBox by Lyft Design

Link: https://www.colorbox.io/

Nifty little design tool for generating linear palettes.


Why I Decided Not to Delete My Old Internet Posts

Link: https://theintercept.com/2019/09/21/edward-snowden-permanent-record-book/

Archived Link: https://archive.vn/FTPjg

Article can be summed up with this quote from Edward Snowden: "To deny my younger self would have been to deny my present self’s validity."


The Truth About Vinyl - Vinyl vs. Digital

Link: https://youtu.be/lzRvSWPZQYk

For all the fellow audiophiles out there, this is a must-watch for understanding digital vs. analog sound encoding and reproduction.