Specificity, Taiwan, Laboratory Mice, Side Projects, WhatsApp, etc.

The Simplicity of Specificity

Link: https://codepen.io/davidkpiano/post/the-simplicity-of-specificity

Archived Link: https://archive.vn/3zupW

Great explanation on the reason why specificity is good for declarative CSS as a best-practice.


The Importance of Launching

Link: https://tomcritchlow.com/2017/01/26/f-yeah-side-projects/

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

Reminder of the importance and benefit of creating equally or more than you consume; be it side projects, art, technology wire-frames, or even ideas themselves.


The 100 Percent Rule That Will Change Your Life

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vj-91dMvQQo

Re-watched this a few times. Great talk to keep fresh in your mind as it relates to fully committing yourself to goals and valuing the importance of conviction.


President of Taiwan: How My Country Prevented a Major Outbreak of COVID-19

Link: https://time.com/collection/finding-hope-coronavirus-pandemic/5820596/taiwan-coronavirus-lessons/

Archived Link: https://archive.vn/mjcn0

Insight from Taiwan's president into how policy, data, and empathy were merged into an effective and well-executed response to the COVID pandemic.


The Illumination Series

Link: https://youtu.be/Z894CskaZis

John Paul Caponigro is a world-famous photographer, and I've watched some of his workshops over at B&H relating to color grading, processing, etc. This video is one of his (as usual) creatively profound presentations of his on-location landscape photography projects. Full-screen and headphones recommended.


Why Using WhatsApp Is Dangerous

Link: https://telegra.ph/Why-Using-WhatsApp-Is-Dangerous-01-30-4

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

Not that we need a reminder of how insecure WhatsApp is from an OPSEC standpoint, but a good refresher nonetheless from Telegram's founder.


Of Mice and Men: Unseen Dangers in Laboratory Protocols

Link: https://www.huffpost.com/entry/of-mice-and-men-unseen-da_b_1352201

Archived Link: https://archive.vn/317da

Old article of a topic that's been resurrected lately due to the testing of drugs for efficacy against COVID-19.