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This is really well done https://developers.google.com/web/ .
The Shows are great fun and the site performance fundamentals are crucial and great read: https://developers.google.com/web/fundamentals/performance/index?hl=en 
 +Google Developers  #JavaScript  

/Disclaimer: I work there, but on a different project and I honestly thing this set of sites is great./
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While asm.js does not fit any of my use cases, this new effort from V8 team would potentially help so much!

tl;dr V8 (Chrome) team is developing limited subset of the #JavaScript   language that throws in cases that usually affect performance (think "use strict", but stricter). V8 is also trying to add types to JS (based on TypeScript). 

Info: https://developers.google.com/v8/experiments?utm_source=javascriptweekly&utm_medium=email
Preso: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B1v38H64XQBNT1p2XzFGWWhCR1k/view
Design Doc: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Qk0qC4s_XNCLemj42FqfsRLp49nDQMZ1y7fwf5YjaI4/view#

StrongMode can be now enabled in Chrome Canary :) And there's one interesting mention on how Object.observe breaks all optimization ideas.

Wohoo! Exciting! :)
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Jet-lag is the main cause of really nice pictures... #Prague  
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To znám :-) 
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Beef On Garlic, Czech Traditional

#homemade
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http://xkcd.com/1360/
Am I getting too old when I know what GORILLA.BAS is and I would probably find it on my 2TB external hard-drive? o_O
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You know you have reached rock bottom when:

#trb h2.tr-dlpn>span>div .TopLeft {
    position: absolute !important;
    margin-left: -11px;
    display: table-cell;
    z-index: 10000001;
}

+CSS3 
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Is there a competition? I'd like to submit our CSS file :-) 
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// As usual, #JavaScript  delivers! :)
 
Q='Do you want to construct a random JavaScript compiler?'.substr(15,9).concat('or');

Q[Q][Q]('   console.log("No! You DO NOT!")    ')();
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Mind blowing presentation about ES7 async features: 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DqMFX91ToLw

I don't think this is a direction that #JavaScript should take, but it's still pretty interesting nonetheless. 
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One of the little surprising features of +The Go Programming Language is that slices can have extra "hidden values" from the underlying array. 

// Let's say someone calls your function My with slice s of length 2. 
func My(s []int) {
    fmt.Println(len(s), s)
    //> 2 [1 2]

    // but then you reslice it with len 6
    x := s[:6]
    fmt.Println(len(x), x)
    //> 6 [1 2 3 4 5 6]
    // "huh, where are those extra values from?" ... you might think ;)
}

http://play.golang.org/p/ZRsUBJqu8b #golang
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https://www.codehunt.com/ is quite fun surprisingly. And it makes you better in basic programming in Java or C# as a side effect.
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How big are Google's datacenters? Google sent envelope to Randal Munroe (the author of xkcd.com) ;)
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