Happy Friday, mes amis! The “Weekly” Watercooler has been dry for a while, but now we’re back and ready to bubble! There’s so much happening on the Internet, especially these days, so enjoy our curated list of links to look at.
Caught in the Net
What’s happening on the Internet? What links are worth a click?
- 4K’s own President and Co-Founder Aaron Stanush has a great post on the InVision blog, explaining what’s going on with LCD Soundsystem’s “Dance Tonite” VR experience.
- Dan Saffer has a fun rundown on Medium about how scifi designers love messing with the “A” in title cards.
- Two ex-Googlers tried to “disrupt” the bodega and people were NOT having it. Fader responded with a great piece telling the stories of six immigrant bodega owners and how they’ve persevered.
- Everyone’s talking about iPhone X, but Apple has a beautiful showcase of AR technology on an iPhone 8.
- And speaking of iPhone X, remember:
PSA: The new iPhone costs $999.
The entire Cracker Barrel menu costs $887.71
…make smart choices.
— Lo (@laurenelizlane) September 13, 2017
Here’s what’s been happening on FourWord: The Four Kitchens Blog, in case you missed it—
- Taylor Smith explains the ‘story points’ method of an agile workflow.
- Randy Oest talks about how we designed an energetic and entrepreneurial website for NYU’s College of Global Public Health.
- Jeff Tomlinson is pleased to announce the newest phase of the Forcepoint website.
- Patrick Coffey details how to get started with WebVR.
Web Chefs Wild
Our Web Chefs have a lot of expertise and knowledge to share. Here’s what they’ve been getting up to on their own blogs—
- 4K Support Specialist Chris Martin explains the Atom IDE announcement for you.
- 4K Coffee Connoisseur Peter Sieg has a great how-to for developers, explaining how to switch from NodeUnit to Jest.
- 4K Internet Baller Luke Herrington has a great thread on his Twitter about how he’s using ReactJS.
- 4K Master of Subtitles Taylor Smith has been hella active— he posted a follow-up to his Story Points article (above) about the “thin vertical slice” method,
- …and he gives a great review of the Ricoh Theta S 360° camera, in case y’all want to make your own WebVR playgrounds.
Those are all the links we’re fit to print for now. Until next “week” mes chères collègues, adieu!