I hope you had a safe week. It was another tough one full of folks standing up for what’s right, and I’m personally hoping that the momentum leads towards lasting change. Until then, lots to read.
Web links of the week
Jamstack Conf Virtual Videos
Jumping Into Webmentions With NextJS (or Not)
JS Community reacts to George Floyd’s Death
Something that interested me this week
This was another very busy week of protests and politics in the US, but progress is slowly being made. The Black Lives Matter movement is stronger than ever, and it’s an excellent time now to sign petitions, donate, and make your voice heard. Remember, you can’t say “All Lives Matter” if Black lives don’t matter!
On my end this week, I helped build the site for the Netlify Donation Matching Program to get donations towards several organizations matched, which was really exciting to work on! I love working for a place that really puts their words into actions. Outside of everything happening in the world, I started playing Civilization for the first time (Civ VI was free and I nabbed a copy) and hoo boy… it is very fun. I’m addicted.
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Interview question of the week
Last week, I had you check if a number is a power of 2. Great work Corey, Selcuk, Jasper, Matt, Ali, Shobhit, Sameer, James, Ten, Dan, Jake, Collin, Behrooz, Roman, Gino, Anna, Spencer, and re:fi.64!
This week’s question:
Thanks to Jake for this similar question!
Given a number n, return the number of 1s in the binary representation of n.
Cool things from around the internet
Speed and motion: illustrating a car in Affinity Designer with Chris Rathbone
Hanselminutes: Social Friendships and Internet Creativity with Cassidy Williams (oh hey that’s me)
How to Make the Simplest Electric Car
How The ‘Lost Art’ Of Breathing Can Impact Sleep And Resilience
I got a new pair of gloves today, but they’re both “lefts,” which on one hand is great, but on the other, it’s just not right.
That’s all for now, folks! Have a great week. Be safe, make good choices, and don’t play Civ after 10pm.
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