“I feel like my devices are trying to tell me something. I programmed it to say “Hello World”, and it came back to me saying “Help World”.”—Steven, while making some kind of probably unnecessarily complex Arduino-based photo-booth push-button device for YJ’s wedding.
LiveReload monitors changes in the file system. As soon as you save a file, it is preprocessed as needed, and the browser is refreshed. Even cooler, when you change a CSS file or an image, the browser is updated instantly without reloading the page.
Great stuff for web developers. You might prefer CodeKit, though.
Great stuff for web developers. You might prefer LiveReload, though.
Marc Edwards writes great design articles on the Bjango blog. This one has a giant table and a histogram, so I like it even more than usual. The Iterate podcast he does with a couple of other folks is great listening, too.
Stanford’s OpenClassroom offers introductory courses to human-computer interaction, building web applications, algorithms, databases, and machine learning. Also, Algebra One (“This is a course created to test the website. Do not watch.”).
An interview with Dale Dougherty, co-founder of O’Reilly Media and MAKE magazine. Tim O’Reilly sums it up:
"When you see kids at Maker Faire suddenly turned on to science and math because they want to make things, when you see them dragging their parents around with eyes shining, you realize just how dull our education system has made some of the most exciting and interesting stuff in the world.
Dougherty explains in detail the promise of the maker movement in education (and government). Pretty inspiring.