1. Aitor García Rey: I should write something about the unintended small interactions emerging in digital platforms eg. star a tweet to acknowledge wo. comment.

    @_aitor looking forward to reading it, I’m working on a comparison of the tangible outcomes of micro-interactions (like, favourite) across various different silos. Lots of work being done on likes.

  2. Hydro-fold, a 3D printer of sorts.

    By adding water to printer ink and printing fold patterns onto regular paper, self-folding origami is possible. Whilst not quite as impressive as conventional 3D printers, the possibility of printing a self-assembling structure with volume from a normal printer is somewhat exciting

  3. The fact that I’m considering splitting examples lists into “publishing” and “consuming” is testament to the progress which has been made in the past month

  4. My new theory: adding “unexpectedly” to the middle and “in real time” to the end of any given sentence is guaranteed to improve it.

    Unexpectedly guaranteed to improve it in real time, that is.

  5. Loving Django’s prefetch/select_related — that, along with a few small changes, reduced a task which was taking > 500,000 queries to 4558

  6. Erin Jo Richey: I appreciate companies that let me export my files when the company goes away, but putting them in 100 separate files to be downloaded? Eesh

    Erin Richie which company is that? I’m doing some research on the UX of data export at the mo and they sound like a good bad example :)