Hanselman's Newsletter of Wonderful Things: April 24th, 2013
I have a "whenever I get around to doing it" Newsletter of Wonderful Things. Why a newsletter? I dunno. It seems more personal somehow. Fight me.
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Here's the most recent newsletter that I sent out April 24th.
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- Did you know NerdCore is a musical style? Of course you did, and you appreciate it. I know you'll dig Dale O. Chase's new album "TypeDef." Be sure to explore the lyrics, they are brilliant. You can listen online for free and name your price.
- Great presentation deck from Garann Means about what happens when developers become a collection of tropes.
- What happens when you wring out a wet towel whilst in space?
- Wonderful 60's era documentary on YouTube about how the Pirates of the Caribbean came to be.
- How to make YOUR open source project really awesome.
- I enjoy reading Young Adult Fiction. It's my pulp. Easy to read and relaxing. Here's a good list of the (kind of) latest.
- "A web designer walks into a bar, but immediately leaves in disgust upon noticing the tables layout."
- So you're a web designers who loves CSS but you also love the British. Why not http://spiffingcss.com/?
- Comedian Patton Oswalt filibusters on Parks and Recreation.
- Here's a cute animation that shows all of Star Wars in just one minute! Fun for the kids.
- Thinking of getting a new fancy smart watch? There's nearly 40 years of history behind them.
- Do you love Sriracha hot sauce? Here's the guy behind it.
- This guy has .NET running on a $35 Raspberry Pi.
- I love charts, graphs and visualizations. I like stacked bar charts, so how about Flame Graphs?
- Sometimes the best packaging is the most clever, but not the most expensive.
- Of the 100 richest people in the world, 8 had no family money nor a degree. How did they do it?
- Finally, don't forget that the free community-organized DotNetConf is streaming live the 25th and 26th. Videos will be recorded and available.
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