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jquery – CSS/Javascript fluid font size

I know I am answering my own question, but the answer above was helpful but not enough to suffice as one. So this is how I ended up doing it. First I set up this function which calculates a suitable font size based on a given width. function getFontSize(width){ sizew = width / 100; size […]

Peter Thiel: People Are Scared Of The Future And Silicon Valley Doesn’t Get It

Paypal cofounder and billionaire investor Peter Thiel took the stage at Demo in San Jose, California, on Thursday to discuss his new book “Zero To One.” Someone from the audience asked him what the one core insight into the universe he has that is most at odds with Silicon Valley conventional wisdom. Thiel joked that […]

How To Be Productive – And Have Fun – In The Festive Season

As we get closer to Christmas, productivity can fly out of the window. Despite the fact there’s plenty of business time to go before the end of the year, decisions and new projects have already started being put off until 2015. Does business need to slow down like this? Or are we wasting time and […]

Gamification Players and User Types, me being interviewed by @monicacornertti

This week my guest is Andrzej Marczewski. Today we are exploring the use of player and user types in gamification, looking at the history of their use in gamification, the short comings of traditional types, and how to make use of the Gamification User Types Hexad – a user type classification model that Andrzej created […]

Feminist hacker Barbie doesn’t need your goddamned help, Steven and Brian

In response to the uproar over Mattel’s sexist Barbie I Can Be a Computer Engineer, in which Barbie declares that she needs male assistance in order to make her game idea a reality, the internet has responded in the most wonderful way. With memes. A quick search of the Twitter hashtag #FeministHackerBarbie will bring up […]