The Random Thoughts of a Geek heading for Banbury
The Random Thoughts of a Geek heading for Banbury

List of stuff

# Blogs:
– [The Bullshit Web](https://pxlnv.com/blog/bullshit-web/)
– [Here’s what the evidence shows about the links between creativity and depression](https://digest.bps.org.uk/2018/01/03/heres-what-the-evidence-shows-about-the-links-between-creativity-and-depression/)
– [One Page CV](https://slavesincstrip.com/2017/03/21/one-page-cv/)
– [One click away from hell](https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/2-one-click-away-from-hell-jorge-rodriguez/?published=t&lipi=urn%3Ali%3Apage%3Ad_flagship3_messaging%3BOV2wk2fcSo6%2FVghzNeFjew%3D%3D)
– [The Birth And Death Of Privacy: 3,000 Years of History Told Through 46 Images](https://medium.com/the-ferenstein-wire/the-birth-and-death-of-privacy-3-000-years-of-history-in-50-images-614c26059e)
– [The end of the Apple dynasty?](https://techcrunch.com/2016/11/29/the-end-of-the-apple-dynasty/?ncid=rss)
– [The Fundamentals Of Computer Science, Explained Through Sand](https://www.fastcompany.com/3066516/the-fundamentals-of-computer-science-explained-through-scattered-sand?partner=rss)
– [This Amazing Tree That Shows How Languages Are Connected Will Change The Way You See Our World](http://www.nikolateslafans.com/curious/this-amazing-tree-that-shows-how-languages-are-connected-will-change-the-way-you-see-our-world/)
– [Why men rape](https://aeon.co/essays/until-we-treat-rapists-as-ordinary-criminals-we-wont-stop-them)
– [Facebook’s Generation Y nightmare](https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2012/sep/24/facebook-generation-y)
– [How Racism, Arrogance, and Incompetence Led to Pearl Harbor](https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/12/countdown-pearl-harbor-attack-twomey-anniversary/)
– [Donald Trump: How the media created the president](https://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-37952249)
– [How to Build Culture in Remote Teams](https://www.toptal.com/insights/distributed-teams/building-culture-in-distributed-teams)
– [Privacy? I have nothing to hide.](https://much-security.nl/?post=P6cJw3DrizCGEyMjwqYuPcTSntgM67)
– [How to Stop Being an Interrupting Asshole](https://lifehacker.com/how-to-stop-being-an-interrupting-asshole-1820804347)
– [What do Halloween and Social Psychology have in common? Deindividuation, of course](http://psych-your-mind.blogspot.com/2011/10/what-do-halloween-and-social-psychology.html)
– [Richard Stallman – the freedom defender whom we may not deserve but definitely need](https://yourstory.com/2017/08/techie-tuesdays-richard-stallman/?)
– [The factory in the center](https://seths.blog/2010/03/the-factory-in-the-center/)
– [Successful Founders Bend the Universe to Their Will](https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/286346?utm_source=feedly&utm_medium=webfeeds)
– [The Death of the Artist—and the Birth of the Creative Entrepreneur](https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2015/01/the-death-of-the-artist-and-the-birth-of-the-creative-entrepreneur/383497/)
– [How to Create a Chain Reaction of Good Habits](https://jamesclear.com/domino-effect?)
– [The firm that starts work at 9.06am](https://www.bbc.com/news/business-37998577)
– [The Journey of Humankind: How Money Made Us Modern](https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/03/money-human-origins-journey-humankind/)
– [What does photography have to do with science?](http://www.bjp-online.com/2017/08/international-engineering-photography-competition-submissions-closing-soon/)
– [WHEN IT COMES TO CHINA, GOOGLE’S EXPERIENCE STILL SAYS IT ALL](https://www.wired.com/2016/08/when-it-comes-to-china-googles-experience-still-says-it-all/)
– [Why It’s OK to Block Ads](http://blog.practicalethics.ox.ac.uk/2015/10/why-its-ok-to-block-ads/)
– [How Your Brain Tricks You Into Believing Fake News](http://time.com/5362183/the-real-fake-news-crisis/)

# Interesting Websites:
– [Aeon](https://aeon.co/)
– [NEXTDRAFT: THE DAY’S MOST FASCINATING NEWS FROM DAVE PELL](https://nextdraft.com/)
– [Creative Boom](https://www.creativeboom.com/)
– [Futurism](https://futurism.com/)
– [Zen Habits](http://zenhabits.net/)
– [Zach Whalen](http://www.zachwhalen.net/)

# Twitter Accounts and Bots:
– [@a_quilt_bot](https://twitter.com/a_quilt_bot)
– [@MuseumBot](https://twitter.com/MuseumBot)
– [@RealTimeWWII](https://twitter.com/realtimewwii)
– [@evilbmcats](https://twitter.com/evilbmcats)

# Instagram Accounts:
– [@halfhalftravel](https://www.instagram.com/halfhalftravel/)
– [@benjaminbardou](https://www.instagram.com/benjaminbardou/)
– [@briankesinger](https://www.instagram.com/briankesinger/)
– [@allthatisshe](https://www.instagram.com/allthatisshe/)
– [@thenewyorkchronicles](https://www.instagram.com/thenewyorkchronicles/)
– [@tombobnyc](https://www.instagram.com/tombobnyc/)

## Random:
https://slader.com/

## Personal Finance
– [Freakonimics on Personal Finance: Part 1:](http://freakonomics.com/podcast/stupidest-money/)
Some parts are America centric, but otherwise sound advice
The Stupidest Thing You Can Do With Your Money
– [Freakonimics on Personal Finance: Part 2:](http://freakonomics.com/podcast/everything-always-wanted-know-money-afraid-ask)
Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Money (But Were Afraid to Ask)
– [10 Rules of Finance](http://letlucfinance.com/freakonomics/)

## Algorithms
– [LeetCode:](https://leetcode.com/)
Collection of problems that one can solve for betterr algorithmic understanding. Also a number of tutorials to understand datastructures etc. in depth

## Security Engineering
– [How2Heap:](https://github.com/shellphish/how2heap)
Detailed examples and documentation of what’s wrong with memory management in C
– [BufferOverflow:](https://dhavalkapil.com/blogs/Buffer-Overflow-Exploit/)
Explanation of buffer overflow for 32-bit systems

### Video Tutorials
– [LiveOverflow:](http://liveoverflow.com/)
Videos explaining binary and web hacking concepts

### Exercises
– [ExploitExercises:](https://exploit-exercises.com/)
Exploitation Exercises
– [Pwnable:](https://pwnable.tw/challenge/)
Pwnable is a site to test and expand ones binary exploiting skills.
– [Hack The Box](https://www.hackthebox.eu)
An online platform allowing you to test and advance your skills in cyber security.
– [Vulnhub](https://www.vulnhub.com)
A collection of vulnerable machines. Download, start, hack.

### Compete
– [CTFTime:](https://ctftime.org/)
Writeups for previous events, leaderboard and calendar for upcoming events

# Web – Frontend

## HTML
– [Emmet cheatsheet:](https://docs.emmet.io/cheat-sheet/)
A very handy cheat sheet to get started with Emmet
– [Visual Studio Code:](https://code.visualstudio.com/)
One of the best code editors out there for almost any project.
– [HTML5 cheatsheet:](https://websitesetup.org/html5-cheat-sheet/)
A handy printable HTML5 cheat sheet that can save a lot of time.
– [16:9 Calculator:](https://www.size43.com/16by9-aspect-ratio-calculator/)
Calculates the dimensions based on width in the aspect ratio: 16:9.

## CSS
– [Animate.css:](http://daneden.github.io/animate.css/)
A great animation library based on pure CSS
– [Hover.css:](https://ianlunn.github.io/Hover/)
Another awesome CSS library for hover animations
– [Flexbox:](https://css-tricks.com/snippets/css/a-guide-to-flexbox/)
A cheatsheet/guide to the Flexbox.
– [Grid:](https://css-tricks.com/snippets/css/complete-guide-grid/)
A cheatsheet/guide to the Grid.

## JS
– [MDN web docs:](https://developer.mozilla.org)
The best documentation for JS
– [JavaScript Reference by MDN:](https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/JavaScript/Reference)
A great JS reference with in-depth info
– [You Might Not Need jQuery:](http://youmightnotneedjquery.com/)
Apart from the self explanatory name, it’s also a nice DOM manipulation reference.
– [JS Keycodes Reference](http://keycodes.atjayjo.com/)
– [JS Design Patterns](https://addyosmani.com/resources/essentialjsdesignpatterns/book/)

## Typography
– [Google Fonts:](https://www.google.com/fonts)
A huge library of web fonts
– [Typetester:](https://www.typetester.org/)
A great typographical editor also useful for font comparison
– [A Pocket Guide to Typography:](http://www.typogui.de/)
Good resource to learn typography basics

## Colors
– [Flat UI Colors:](http://flatuicolors.com/)
Nice flat design colors
– [Material Palette:](http://www.materialpalette.com/)
Create and download material design inspired color palettes
– [Color Hunt:](https://www.colorhunt.co)
Awesome color palettes for your next design
– [UI Gradients:](http://uigradients.com/)
Curated gradients that look great
– [Paletton:](http://paletton.com/)
Mix and match colors that go together nicely
– [Coolors:](https://coolors.co/)
The super fast color schemes generator

## Images
– [Unsplash:](https://unsplash.com/)
Beautiful, free to use and high quality images
– [Pixabay:](https://pixabay.com/en/)
Over 620,000 free stock photos, vectors and art illustrations
– [Random User Generator:](https://randomuser.me/)
Create randomized user data including profile pictures.
– [Freepik:](https://www.freepik.com/)
Free Vectors, PSD, Icons and photos.

## Icons
– [Ionicons:](http://ionicons.com/)
100% free for commercial use, great iconfont toolkit
– [Icons8:](https://icons8.com/)
A premium resource for any kind of icons
– [Icomoon:](https://icomoon.io/)
Convert SVGs to iconfonts
– [Flaticon:](https://www.flaticon.com/)
free icons available in PNG, SVG, EPS, PSD and BASE 64 formats

## UI Design Inspiration
– [Dribbble:](https://dribbble.com/)
Where Web Designers publish their creations
– [CallToIdea:](https://calltoidea.com/)
Collection of UI designs divided into categories
– [Awwwards:](https://www.awwwards.com/)
Where Web Designers compete against each other
– [UI Movement:](https://uimovement.com/)
Collection of web components and mobile apps designs

## Utility
– [Free Frontend:](http://freefrontend.com/)
Hand-picked HTML and CSS code examples, tutorials and articles
– [CodyHouse:](https://codyhouse.co/)
CodyHouse is a library of HTML, CSS, JS nuggets

## YouTube channels
### Electronics
– [Adafruit Industries](https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpOlOeQjj7EsVnDh3zuCgsA)
– [Afrotechmods](https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCosnWgi3eorc1klEQ8pIgJQ)
– [AvE](https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChWv6Pn_zP0rI6lgGt3MyfA)
– [Collin Cunningham](https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCs8KnThv8qEmefmUXFCfBjg)
– [EEVblog](https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2DjFE7Xf11URZqWBigcVOQ)
– [ElectroBOOM](https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJ0-OtVpF0wOKEqT2Z1HEtA)
– [electronicsNmore](https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPv6_GljwnFHvHWcsU074qQ)
– [Electronoobs](https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjiVhIvGmRZixSzupD0sS9Q)
– [Element14 Presents](https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChturLXwYxwTOf_5krs0qvA)
– [Future Electronics](https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqzyHMbket3E1gS2mAPJ9UA)
– [GreatScott!](https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6mIxFTvXkWQVEHPsEdflzQ)
– [Jeri Ellsworth](https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClTpDNIOtgfRkyT-AFGNWVw)
– [Keysight Labs](https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYimOhmxAiLSFqJ0TDfHZLQ)
– [Learn Engineering](https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqZQJ4600a9wIfMPbYc60OQ)
Most notable are the [Electronics](https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLuUdFsbOK_8o1BzPcXHwILC7UN0MmTo5-) and [Electrical Machines](https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLuUdFsbOK_8qVROrfl2M2WSV2xAz-ABVU) playlists.
– [Louis Rossmann](https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCl2mFZoRqjw_ELax4Yisf6w)
– [Make:](https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChtY6O8Ahw2cz05PS2GhUbg)
– [MakerKatie](https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCY6zeYEGL2O18Q1HLFYmWsw)
– [Marco Reps](https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1O0jDlG51N3jGf6_9t-9mw)
– [Mr Carlson’s Lab](https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCU9SoQxJewrWb_3GxeteQPA)
– [Vida em Silício](https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsNLgrmXPqjQmbdPZ4VYgqg)

### Engineering & DIY
– [A2C Arts And Crafts](https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEFROwNzpAVKTjgxBwW_hcw)
– [Brainiac75](https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFHMw64uu66VKPXq5gh29IQ)
– [DIY Creators](https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChKlSK39lLg8eZHIX0iVzLA)
– [DIY Perks](https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUQo7nzH1sXVpzL92VesANw)
– [engineerguy](https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2bkHVIDjXS7sgrgjFtzOXQ)
– [Learn Engineering](https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqZQJ4600a9wIfMPbYc60OQ)
– [Maker’s Muse](https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxQbYGpbdrh-b2ND-AfIybg)
– [MakerKatie](https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCY6zeYEGL2O18Q1HLFYmWsw)
– [Mark Rober](https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCY1kMZp36IQSyNx_9h4mpCg)
– [Practical Engineering](https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMOqf8ab-42UUQIdVoKwjlQ)
– [Steve Mould](https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEIwxahdLz7bap-VDs9h35A)
– [Switch and Lever](https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC_1kQQSYFfEFcvzTH0IJkmA)
– [the Hacksmith](https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjgpFI5dU-D1-kh9H1muoxQ)
– [The King of Random](https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1zZE_kJ8rQHgLTVfobLi_g)
– [Tinkernut](https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZDA1kA3y3EIg25BpcHSpwQ)

### CS / Security
– [Code Bullet](https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0e3QhIYukixgh5VVpKHH9Q)
– [CodeBabes](https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVg4DAiKW5WgPKKbQAJ89MA)
– [Computerphile](https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9-y-6csu5WGm29I7JiwpnA)
– [Garrett Fogerlie](https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3rGOEKUzVFgAR4SjbZX9fQ)
– [HackingVision](https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCh4ZLMTKmCo_OKRehOdL4BA)
– [Hak5](https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3s0BtrBJpwNDaflRSoiieQ)
– [Luka Sikic](https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKDdiRIFPZyqz32fS0lVWcw)
– [Null Byte](https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgTNupxATBfWmfehv21ym-g)
– [The Linux Foundation](https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfX55Sx5hEFjoC3cNs6mCUQ)
– [Tom Scott](https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBa659QWEk1AI4Tg–mrJ2A)

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