Hanselman's Newsletter of Wonderful Things: June 2nd, 2014
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 Newsletter from June. Subscribers get the new one first. ;)
- There's lot of code to generate a random color. But this snippet generates a random *attractive color.* Take that.
- URL shorteners are officially out of control.
- How to tell someone's age when all you know is their name.
- Bane Cat is going to kill you.
- The new Hello Kitty Avengers.
- Penny Arcade on the new Surface Pro 3
- Do you know when to use a JPG and when to use a PNG?
- Bubble Maps are intimidating, but they are easier than you think with D3.js
- The sitcoms of the past would be better with Drake, right?
- My full length movie with Rob Conery "Get Involved in Tech" is now free to watch!
- What are the truly GREAT works of software?
- DuckTales had a great theme song. What if we slow-jammed it?
- What it really means to be a junior developer
- Diabetes aren't waiting for an artificial pancreas. I met this couple in Seattle, they are making their own.
- Kerbal Space Program - Manage your own NASA
- One Man's Attempt to save the ST:TNG Bridge.
- Windows Phone 8.1 has my attention now.
- Kernal 101 - let's write an operating system Kernal.
- The voice of Winnie The Pooh reads Darth Vader's lines.
- Screenhero - screen sharing with multiple mice over the web
- CSS Diner - Amazing interactive tutorials for CSS and selectors
- ASCII Flow - Basically VISIO but on the web and for ASCII Art.
- Andrew Huang raps using just one vowel.
- Neil deGrasse Tyson and Stephen Colbert
- Iconic - a new way of thinking about Icons
- The system from Jurassic Parks is online and ready for you. It's a Unix machine. YOU KNOW THIS.
- Finally, Flappy Bird for Commodore 64.
- Young People swap clothes with their Parents
- Playing Pokemon with 70,000 friends.
- Greek Tragedy: The True Paternity of the Girls on Full House. I knew it.
- Star Wars: 80s High School.
- Bathtub Michael McDonald
- Kellabyte's home test lab is better than the one at your company.
- 33 interior decorating ideas for your house
- This dad and his 5 year old daughter recreate famous art of the Old Masters
- "How you look when you've reached the pinnacle of Maslow's hierarchy of needs"
- Lupita has joined the cast of Star Wars VII!
Again, this the newsletter from June. There will be a new issue, very soon.
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Scott Hanselman is a former professor, former Chief Architect in finance, now speaker, consultant, father, diabetic, and Microsoft employee. He is a failed stand-up comic, a cornrower, and a book author.
That man's passion for science education is truly contagious.
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Next time is there any chance you'd like to include my new Windows Store game over at http://freecellquest.com? I just barely launched it (on Windows Store first actually!)
There's a ton of FreeCell games out there but none seem to be doing anything innovative like my FreeCell/RPG hybrid.
Thanks again Scott, I always love your posts.