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

7 Principles of Icon Design

Link: https://uxdesign.cc/7-principles-of-icon-design-e7187539e4a2?gi=7394da7ecde3

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

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 Climate

Link: https://dnyuz.com/2020/02/13/william-gibson-cyberspaces-prophet-talks-ai-and-climate/

Archived Link: https://archive.vn/dEb4b

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", it's an eternally good read.

23 Rules to Run a Software Startup with Minimum Hassle

Link: https://www.joisig.com/rules-software-startup-minimum-hassle

Archived Link: https://archive.vn/VnHe7

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 Crisis

Link: https://news.yahoo.com/chinas-role-in-the-us-fentanyl-epidemic-152338423.html

Archived Link: https://archive.vn/p98cv

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

Three Types of Data

Link: https://www.brandonsmith.ninja/blog/three-types-of-data

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

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

Reasonably Polymorphic

Link: https://reasonablypolymorphic.com/book/preface

Archived Link: https://archive.vn/EZoG4

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

Advertising is a Cancer on Society

Link: http://jacek.zlydach.pl/blog/2019-07-31-ads-as-cancer.html

Archived Link: https://archive.vn/qk18a

Pretty spot-on overview of the types of intrusive advertising.

Zero Trust and Disabling Remote Management Endpoints

Link: https://wunderwuzzi23.github.io/blog/posts/zero-trust/

Archived Link: https://archive.vn/2ByXj

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.