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People often ask me for a reading list. Here are my most common recommendations.
STARTERS:
The Visual Display of Quantitative Information - Edward Tufte
http://www.amazon.com/Visual-Display-Quantitative-Information/dp/0961392142/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1327537840&sr=8-1
Hot Text: Web Writing that Works - Lisa and Jonathan Price
(Excellent before/after examples)
View sample-indian-names.json
{
"female" : [
"Saanvi",
"Anya",
"Aadhya",
"Aaradhya",
"Ananya",
"Pari",
"Anika",
"Navya",
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tinystride / magnets-how-do-they-work-transcript.md
Last active Jul 19, 2016
Transcript for MAGNETS: How Do They Work? by MinutePhysics on YouTube
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Transcript for MAGNETS: How Do They Work?

video by MinutePhysics on YouTube
transcribed by Neil Renicker


If you take a piece of wood and put it next to another piece of wood, nothing happens. And if you take a pice of granite and put it next to another rock, still nothing. But if you take this piece of iron, and put it next to this other piece of iron, magic! I mean, magnet.

Magnetic objects are able to magically attract at long distances because they generate magnetic fields that extend invisibly out beyond the object. But the mystery is this: where do magnetic fields come from?

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tinystride / fix-mac-external-display-camera.md
Last active Jul 12, 2016
Fix Mac missing external display camera
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If the camera on an external display is not showing up in the list of avaiable camera inputs for the Mac, run this command in the terminal:

sudo killall VDCAssistant
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tinystride / ffmpeg.md
Created Jul 12, 2016
How to convert an m4a file to an mp3 using ffmpeg
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Convert an m4a file to an mp3 using ffmpeg

  • Install ffmpeg using homebrew:
brew install ffmpeg
  • convert the file:
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tinystride / bablejs-repl-styles.css
Created Apr 22, 2016
babeljs.io/repl userstyles
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.babel-repl-reporter {
background-color: #323330;
border-color: rgba(255, 255, 255, 0.2);
color: white;
font-weight: bold;
height: 20vh;
}
View merging-pull-requests.md

Merging Pull Requests

If possible, interactively rebase your feature branch against master before merging, and condense your work-in-progress commits to clean, single-purpose commits.

Prereq: install git-up

git up
git checkout <feature-branch>
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tinystride / heroku-logs.sh
Created Oct 12, 2015
article: https://medium.com/p/c902269fd11e/ -- Automate Stuff With A Dead Simple Node Worker
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$ heroku logs
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tinystride / heroku-scale.sh
Created Oct 12, 2015
article: https://medium.com/p/c902269fd11e/ -- Automate Stuff With A Dead Simple Node Worker
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$ heroku ps:scale web=0 worker=1
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tinystride / deploy.sh
Created Oct 12, 2015
article: https://medium.com/p/c902269fd11e/ -- Automate Stuff With A Dead Simple Node Worker
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$ cd ~/my-project
$ heroku create
$ git add .
$ git commit -m ‘initial commmit’
$ git push heroku master
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