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A collection of cool links

Last edited: 2022.03.10

StumbleUpon may be no longer, but the average online-first person still encounters dozens of random, funny, interesting and useful links on a daily basis. Starting August 2021, I’m collecting the ones that may be of interest to my fellow internet user. I will divide them into categories later. For articles and did-you-knows, check out TIL in 2021.

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

Paper airplane folding instructions.

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

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

Create hand-drawn GIFs on paper.

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

Marketplace for buying your own micro startup, without commission.

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

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

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

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

“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. “

Words that don’t translate to other languages.

Making animations the easy way.

“A curated list of arrrrrrrrr!”

Computer Vision with AI for cheese.

Open and libre searchable university textbooks library.

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

The collaborative World Leaders list.

The Cyber Swiss Army Knife.

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

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

Mix emojis.

“Show me a 10ft paywall, Iโ€™ll show you a 12ft ladder.”

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

Ambient music gone a little too far…

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

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

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 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.

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

Your daily dose of the most godlike website design inspiration.

A cool logical fallacy lookup tool.

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

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

Professional-grade JavaScript animation for the modern web.

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

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

A collection of Moai statue appearances in video games.

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

Humorous anecdotes of users creatively misusing computers.

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

Fast text-based video editing.

A knowledge base that works on local Markdown files.

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

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

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

Google Drive folder with hours of morphing images.

Step by step guide to becoming a web developer.

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

Code-based music creation and performance tool.

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

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

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

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

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

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