Webmaker awesome links of the week

Lots of great links this week. Looking forward to seeing a summer filled with hacking mad art/science, both on the web and in real life. There are also a bunch of interesting non-Mozilla instructional links, and finally an rocking end to Chris Hadfield’s journey into space.

Gear up for a summer of making and connecting! NYT article about the summer of making and connecting campaign. “It’s about following your interests, not being afraid to ask questions or make mistakes, and producing something real.”- Article.

A mobile, fire-breathing dragon, 90 feet long, that contains a lounge for 20, was created by Ryan C. Doyle and Teddy Lo for the World Maker Faire in 2011

Popathon Europe – A huge collaborative effort to show some of the awesome stuff popcorn can do. New videos come out Monday!

This photo of Mark Surman shaking hands with Obama:

Mark Surman shaking hands with Obama

This Great Storify from Matt Jukes on Connected Learning from #teachtheweb shows how remixing can help us learn. 

“Weaponizing Collusion.” A sneak peak at Collusion 1.0. You can use it to control tracking and setting for individual sites. Collusion is designed to make the web (and trackers) more transparent, improve user awareness and increase web privacy and security. If you missed it earlier, you can check out the Ted Talk.

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This CCS gradient tool was created by Microsoft. Surprise: It’s actually pretty good!

Learn how to use CSS box shadows:  @Debloper created this brilliant tutorial.

Google Image search ‘atari breakout’ You can check out other Google Easter eggs, here.

Atari Breakout on Google image search

Child Abuse Billboard: Advertising for social justice. This billboard shows a special message for children and a number for them to call which is invisible to those over 4 feet tall.

Sign viewed differently by children

Sad Rap“Basically we represent the side of rap that isn’t being glorified. We’re embracing the reality of the struggle rather than trying to portray a facade or a lifestyle that we aren’t really about without going about it in a conscious way. We’re sad and proud.” – Little Pain

Ryan Gosling won’t eat his cereal – Meme of the week. It’s much funnier than it sounds.

Gosling won't eat his cereal

Space Oddity… IN SPACEEEEEEE! Canadian Astronaut Chris Hadfield with the most epic cover ever (and an epic mustache).

That’s it for this week. Be sure to send us any cool stuff you find!

 

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