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Nikki R.D. Strømsnes
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So +Eddie Izzard just finished 27 marathons in just as many days, in memory of Nelson Mandela's 27 years in prison, and to raise money for sports relief. The man is 54.

http://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-35856814

I identify with his struggle, because I cramped up while doing a Diablo III marathon the other night. I almost spilled my beer!
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Sweet, the translation widget in Google Now is apparently location aware. I'm currently at the airport in Oslo, and it suggests a selection of travel related sentences to translate into Norwegian.
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So, #Polymer is now in v1.0. And compared to v.0.5, it's on steroids. They start the talk by stressing that this is not a framework, but they've added a lot. I can't decide whether this is good or not.

I mean, some of the new elements are really neat. Easy elements for Google services, for example. But they've also added things that directly augment the native functionality, so to speak, such as lazyloading as well as routing.

These things sure are swell to have, but it feels kind of gross, like they don't really belong there, as if Polymer is encroaching on the territory of Angular and the other JS frameworks. I'd rather keep the complexity and file size down, and leave routing and stuff to the MVCs.

But then again, I've never had the pleasure to work much with Polymer, so perhaps the distinction is greater than it seems.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fD2As5RmM8Q
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This is very cool – a set of glasses that lets colourblind see colour http://enchroma.com/

I didn't think colourblindness was such a simple issue, that could be solved with spectacles. I thought it had to do with faulty wiring in the squishy part of the brain.

I wonder if it works for all kinds of colourblindness, or just those who have poor colour vision – just like regular prescription glasses won't help those who are completelly blind.
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I was stoked to watch todays solar eclipse. Imagine my disappointment, when I looked out the window to see a dreary, grey, overcast sky.

So I created my own solar eclipse, with the power of #Sass. This one is in fact much better than the real one, since it has twinkling stars.

http://codepen.io/TheNix/pen/zxydMQ
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A CHALLENGER APPEARS!

The former Opera CEO Jón S. von Tetzchner and his team are developing a new browser, called +Vivaldi Browser. It is based on Blink, but it brings back a lot of the features Opera "lost" when it abandonded Presto – such as tab stacking (<3), Speed Dial and loads of shortcuts.

On top of that, they aim to be really fast.

I've only just downloaded it, but I'm very impressed with the first impression. It's fast, it's smooth and it looks really slick.

Why don't you give it a spin? https://vivaldi.com/
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Think you know what there is to know about designing good user experiences for mobile eCommerce? In this talk at +UX Poland, Dan Maccarone gives you the lowdown on what to look out for to really seize the day when it comes to doing business online.
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Here's a great talk by +Jason Santa Maria on #typograhy, sepcifically in the context of a web design project. He talks about the importance of picking a good font, and how to make it aid and lift your design.

It's already three years old, but it's still very awesome. https://vimeo.com/34178417
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Did you know that CSS could be used for XSS exploits? I never stopped to think about it, since I had always assumed that CSS was sort of sandboxed, but the methods make a lot of sense. +Mathias Bynens shows us how to craft evil CSS! http://youtu.be/WjP7TEKB7Uo #cssconfeu  
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My dear friend #CSS is turning 20 today. All grown up, no longer a teenager! To celebrate, Bruce Lawson had an interview with CSS' proud father, +Håkon Wium Liehttps://dev.opera.com/articles/css-twenty-years-hakon/
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