Link Category: Videos
Should you make an app?
Tom Scott is one of my favorite YouTubers. (I know a lot of nerdy YouTube channels these days.) He is clear, knowledgeable, and a bit like what I’d make on YouTube if I’d started eight years ago and was British.
Matt Mullenweg’s Summertime Update
Matt on WordPress at WordCamp Europe.
How Real is Movie Hacking?
I know, you know: “not very realistic” is the knock against hacking in the movies. It’s like an old joke for people in the know.
Roald Dahl interview and short film – Pebble Mill at One 1982
The children’s author on his writing process and habits.
The Algorithms of CSS
I really loved this talk from Lara Schenck. Part of that’s because I love to have abstract technical conversations about things like “What is a programming language?” and “What even is life?” Part of that is just because she does a great job covering a complex topic with a fun touch on a touchy topic.
Why Do Keynote Speakers Keep Suggesting That Improving Security Is Possible?
A literally incredible tale
“Simple Made Easy” by Rich Hickey
My link post last week was inspired by my attendance at Southeast PHP. In response to the talk I gave there, a fellow speaker reminded me of this talk from Rich Hickey, a creator of the Clojure programming language. It’s a classic, and I was glad to remember and think harder about it.
Google’s strongest security for those who need it most
Secure your work, then copy the methods.
David’s Talk on Using Functional PHP
I gave one of my most-loved conference talks last week at Southeast PHP. (That’s Southeast United States 🤓) In preparation, I recorded the talk as a video and put it on YouTube. And, I made a valiant, but ultimately failed attempt to distill the whole talk into written text. I did get a non-zero amount of it into written form, and if there’s demand (which you can easily express on the linked page), I will try again to write-up the rest.
What’s better than an online conference with some of the best speakers in WordPress? I’ll get there in a second. Here are the schedule elements that caught my eye: