Collective #488

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20 Great Websites to Find Free Stock Photos

We are all tired of fake stock pictures where people shake hands in perfect suits. The era of perfectly scented stock photos is gone. Now people want to see real-life pictures on their websites, banners, and flyers. The number of sites you can download high-quality free stock photos increase day by day. Just in case,…

Custom Cursor Effects

Custom cursors certainly were a big trend in web development in 2018. In the following tutorial we’ll take a look at how to create a magnetic noisy circle cursor for navigation elements as shown in Demo 4. We’ll be using Paper.js with Simplex Noise. The custom cursor effect we’re going to build in this tutorial…

Raspberry Pi Internet Radio

Part of creating a new insight into ‘Connected Environments’ (more on that term in future posts) is understanding the function, design and nature of devices. The enclosure of a device is all important and in the world of the Internet of Things, often overlooked. Before delving into casing sensors its worth taking a step to…

The Reason for Micromobility

At the Micromobility conference in Richmond, CA Horace Dediu talked through why micromobility solutions need to exist and why they are set up to succeed today. Here’s my notes from his talk on The Reason for Micromobility: The wealthiest nations have always been those with the highest rates of urbanization. Across the World, urbanization continues…