Css-only adaptive map


Today I was working on creating a fluid map in the simplest possible way and decided to just use CSS + img (via the google staticmap API). The solution I came up with is pretty simple and straightforward:

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Decisions, not options.

Software engineers and designers are often divorced from the consequences of their actions. 

There are professions more harmful then design, but only a very few of them. ~ Victor Papanek

It’s not that results don’t matter. They do. But judging solely on results is a serious deterrent to taking the risks that may be necessary to making the right decision. Simply put, the way decisions are evaluated affects the way decisions are made.

Humility is to make a right estimate of one’s self. It is no humility for a man to think less of himself than he ought, though it might rather puzzle him to do that.
Charles Spurgeon

(Source: medium.com)

Hack: how to add High Resolution images to tumblr text posts

Did you know that on Tumblr you can post high-res images only on photo post, but that if you try to upload an image in text post mode it will get resized to 500px width and you can’t change that? I didn’t, and although you can always edit the html of the post and therefore add in there an external <img>, I’ve tried to come up with a creative and better way: a theme hack.

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There is no Startup Generation yet in ticino

Even if this post may sound provocative, it come from the heart of an entrepreneur, that although the possibilities available like courses, incubators, and so on, just keep feeling lonely. You can see this post as some sort of mantra or manifesto for the startupgeneration group we created in Ticino, Switzerland.

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The biggest risk you can take is taking no risks

When you start looking at a problem and it seems really simple, you don’t really understand the complexity of the problem. Then you get into the problem, and you see that it’s really complicated, and you come up with all these convoluted solutions. That’s sort of the middle, and that’s where most people stop… . But the really great person will keep on going and find the key, the underlying principle of the problem—and come up with an elegant, really beautiful solution that works. That’s what we wanted to do with Mac.
Steve Jobs