Here are few links I felt were worth sharing this week.
Thought provoking #
“The only way to become excellent is to be endlessly fascinated by doing the same thing over and over” – James Clear in Atomic Habits.
“The gap between ‘sci-fi,’ — that which was once imagined — and ‘sci-fact,’ that which becomes manifest and real, is shrinking.” – Josh Wolfe.
Nike and Boeing Are Paying Sci-Fi Writers to Predict Their Futures from Brian Merchant.
Design and Code #
What, exactly, is the DOM? from Ire Aderinokun.
The Headspace app achieves design zen by Simon McCade.
Kelly Dern on Defining a modular type scale for web UI.
What’s the Difference Between Variable and Parametric Fonts? from AIGA Eye on Design.
Extra, extra! Read all about it! (Once our webfonts have finished downloading). Roel Nieskens analysises 6 top news sites to see how their font stack performs.
Optician Sans. A free font based on the historical eye charts and optotypes used by opticians world wide.
Something to watch #
Real Engineering on How NASA Reinvented The Wheel. Are shape memory alloys the future for extra terrestrial vehicles?
P.S - New on In Detail: Interview with designer Patcharavipa Bodiratnangkura is now live.