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Help for choosing Google Fonts

Typespiration and Google Type sample nice pairings from Google Font, while Beautiful Web Type is an opinionated selection.

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Citymapper is what happens when you actually understand user experience.

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A bookmarklet to stress-test CSS classes on any Web page.

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Bjorn Tipling on javascript regexes. Some nice reminders, notably about state in regex objects and performance.

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First-person “Hyperlapse”

Nice work from Microsoft Research. They convert hour-long first-person videos into smooth time-lapses. Details

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How people really hold and touch their phones

Slides from a talk by Steven Hoober:

Despite decades of research and years of us all carrying a touchscreen mobile handset around, there’s a lot of myth, disinformation and half truth about how they work, and how best to design for touch.

Steven has evaluated dozens of studies and performed some of his own to find out how your users really grasp their phones, and how to make touch targets that work reliably.

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Including an interesting bit on Simpson’s_paradox.

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A dialect coach, Andrew Jack, gives a tour of the accents of the British Isles.

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Nice in-depth explanation of JavaScript prototypes and inheritance, with a visualization of customizable code.

Also check out augment, “The world’s smallest and fastest classical JavaScript inheritance pattern” (via @roparz).

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