Cool links

Published: 2022.03.10
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Astrofox

Free, open-source motion graphics program that lets you turn your audio into custom, shareable videos.

Fold ‘n Fly

Paper airplane folding instructions.

Notable people

Map showing birthplaces of the most “notable people” around the world, down to a village level.

Those Who Cannot Learn From History Are Doomed To Repeat It

News reporting comparison between the advents of the Second World War and the Russian-Ukranian war. Spoiler: eerily similar.

Arteater

Create hand-drawn GIFs on paper.

mess with dns

Do weird DNS experiments and see how it works (and when it breaks).

Microns

Marketplace for buying your own micro startup, without commission.

Loneliness/translate

Google Translates text over 9 random languages and ends up with a surprising result in your input language.

rpilocator

Find an in-stock Raspberry Pi during this worldwide shortage.

radio.garden

Listen to radio stations from (literally) all over the globe.

awesome-oss-alternatives

Awesome list of open-source startup alternatives to established SaaS products.

Overtone

“Overtone is an open source audio environment designed to explore new musical ideas from synthesis and sampling to instrument building, live-coding and collaborative jamming. “

Does Not Translate

Words that don’t translate to other languages.

Animatize

Making animations the easy way.

awesome-piracy

“A curated list of arrrrrrrrr!”

Cheezam

Computer Vision with AI for cheese.

Libretexts

Open and libre searchable university textbooks library.

edit.photo

Free photo editor in your browser. No popups to close. No ads to ignore. No cookies to accept. No account to create.

Peppercat

The collaborative World Leaders list.

Cyberchef

The Cyber Swiss Army Knife.

If it were my home

If you were not born in the country you were, what would your life be like? Would you be the same person?

AutoHotkey

Automate anything on your device. Powerful. Easy to learn. The ultimate automation scripting language for Windows.

emojimix

Mix emojis.

12ft Ladder

“Show me a 10ft paywall, I’ll show you a 12ft ladder.”

Playable Quotes for Game Boy

This project offers the ability to create and share playable quotes of Game Boy games.

Ambient Chaos

Ambient music gone a little too far…

Windows 10 Ameliorated

Windows 10 minus the spyware plus added stability and security. A pragmatic set of modifications to Windows.

Bitfortip

Tip Bitcoins as an incentive. Earn Bitcoins for being helpful.

Amazon Mechanical Turk

Crowdsourcing marketplace that makes it easier for individuals and businesses to outsource their (micro-)processes and (micro-)jobs to a distributed workforce who can perform these tasks virtually.

Bespoke Synth

Bespoke is like a DAW in some ways, but with less of a focus on a global timeline. Instead, it has a design more optimized for jamming and exploration.

Neurocracy

Solve a murder in a near future world by diving into the Wikipedia of that world.

Godly Website

Your daily dose of the most godlike website design inspiration.

Aristotl

A cool logical fallacy lookup tool.

Looping Music Seamlessly

Python script that lets you loop .mp3 files seamlessly, forever, based on a loop point determined automatically.

Developer roadmaps

Step by step guides and paths to learn different tools or technologies.

GSAP - GreenSock

Professional-grade JavaScript animation for the modern web.

Home Assistant

Open source home automation that puts local control and privacy first.

STEALING UR FEELINGS

Meet the new AI that knows you better than you know yourself.

🗿 + 🎮 = 😎

A collection of Moai statue appearances in video games.

Pi-hole

The Pi-hole is a DNS sinkhole that protects your devices from unwanted content​, without installing any client-side software.

Computer Stupidities

Humorous anecdotes of users creatively misusing computers.

GoAccess - Visual Web Log Analyzer

An open source real-time web log analyzer and interactive viewer that runs in a terminal in __nix systems or through your browser.

: autoEdit

Fast text-based video editing.

Obsidian.md

A knowledge base that works on local Markdown files.

Laws of UX

A collection of best practices that designers can consider when building user interfaces.

Baubauhaus

Baubauhaus is here to feed your daily need of design, illustration, photography, fashion and of all else art-related

Kdenlive

Open source video editor (that can match Premiere Pro for the amateur user).

one-hour-of-random-interpolations

Google Drive folder with hours of morphing images.

Intro to Web Dev v2

Step by step guide to becoming a web developer.

Brevity 500

500 mini-games to help you learn powerful writing skills.

Sonic Pi

Code-based music creation and performance tool.

HTMHell

A collection of bad practices in HTML, copied from real websites.

Fancy Border Radius

WYSIWYG blob maker that merely focuses on the CSS border-radius value.

Yamauchi No.10 Family Office

Website of the family that owns Nintendo. Uniquely and beautifully designed.

Occlusion Grotesque

Occlusion Grotesque is an experimental typeface that is carved into the bark of a tree. As the tree grows, it deforms the letters and outputs new design variations, that are captured annually

Ableton/learning-synths

Interactive and well-designed tutorial by the Ableton team on the different components of sound synthesis.

asteroidblock

Web-based, interactive, atmospheric pad synthesizer which queries NASA’s asteroid API, using live proximity data to throttle initial parameters of the synth.