Weekly “Roundup”, Week 18: Will BlockDAG replace existing blockchain technology?


(Sriram Jothiswaran) #1

Blockchain & Cryptocurreny

Wikileaks to Accept Additional Cryptocurrencies for Donations

First Government Blockchain Implementation For Russia

The First $100 Billion Dollar Blockchain Company Could Be The Next SAP

Kik Messenger Team Moves Away From Ethereum

Blockchain’s 2018 Goal? Human Rights Over Financial Gains

Getting Started With Hyperledger Composer

Writing your first Business Model in Hyperledger Composer


The Almighty FrontEnd

A journey into the world of pure CSS images

11 Things I Learned Reading the CSS Grid Specification

Object-Oriented CSS and CSS Grid, together at last

And here’s a tool for examining the performance of React components

X0, Zero-config React development environment and static site generator

Ease, event driven animation system that combines the observer pattern with custom spring animations


Mobile/back-end/programming

MACCHIATO, a way to use ClojureScript to build Node apps

Awesome Data Science, a collection of data science resources, helping you become awesome at the subject

How To Secure Your Web App With HTTP Headers

The stacks of Facebook, Netflix and other tech giants

LocalStack, a nice little local AWS stack for developing your little pretties offline

Breaking Down the Javascript Performance API

An intro to the Web Share API


Design/UX/product

Why All Designers Should Read Cyberpunk

InVision has created a US $5 million fund aimed at design startups

Designing Tables for Reusability

unDraw, a collection of MIT-licensed illustrations for use in your projects.

8 High Resolution IPhone X Mockups

Your site design should include homepage links


News/business

Apple addresses why people are saying their iPhones with older batteries are running ‘slower’

North Korea suspected in latest bitcoin heist, bankrupting

You can stop worrying about hackers, a new type of computer named MORPHEUS is coming and will fix everything

How I went from programming with a feature phone to working for an MIT start-up

Lots of companies (Amazon, Verizon, FACEBOOK ITSELF) that are advertising jobs on Facebook are excluding older workers from seeing their ads


Everything else (apps, fun tools, gaming, culture, funny stuff)

A system that produces realistic looking sunlight and shadow

What to do when Bill Gates sends you a 30LB Pusheen

An iced-tea company’s stock has tripled after adding the word “blockchain” to its name

Crypto Bar is a macOS menubar app for tracking your fav cryptocurrencies.

The first LGBTQ computer game that was originally released in 1989, is now on the Internet Archive for you to play

Finally, uh, the actual real Civilization VI just came out on the iPad

Go ahead, mine Bitcoin with a pen and paper


Videos :heart:

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Merry Christmas !