This week’s UXD Reading batch.

1. Creating Charts in Sketch 3:
http://medialoot.com/blog/how-to-create-a-smooth-segmented-chart-using-sketch-3-app/

2. PowerPoint Does Rocket Science–and Better Techniques for Technical Reports
Thinking about PowerPoint & Keynote presentations reminded me of Edward Tufte’s work.
http://www.edwardtufte.com/bboard/q-and-a-fetch-msg?msg_id=0001yB

3. CMS releases new batch of research data from LHC (From Nate):
http://cms.web.cern.ch/news/cms-releases-new-batch-research-data-lhc
CERN recently open-sourced 300TB of collected data from the LHC 😀

4. CERN CMS (From Yi):
https://www.mongodb.com/customers/cern-cms

5. Being A Developer After 40
A great article, no matter what your age may be.
https://medium.com/@akosma/being-a-developer-after-40-3c5dd112210c#.afe4csb90

6. Prince – While His Guitar…
For those of you who are Prince fans, this may be one of the best eulogies about his sheer brilliance and eloquence as an artist.
https://medium.com/@danielralston/while-his-guitar-cf1d63a626da

7. Robert Leonardi’s Interactive Resume
Pretty amazing work here.
http://www.rleonardi.com

8. Don’t Make Me Think
Loads of really great content on Safari. Including seminal reads like Steve Krug’s book ‘Don’t Make Me Think’.
https://www.safaribooksonline.com/library/view/dont-make-me/9780133597271/

9. Sourdough Bread Recipe
I know this one is out of left field; but often times when thinking about solving a problem, I find doing tasks like kneading dough or taking a shower are the best ways to solve programming & design problems.
http://www.kingarthurflour.com/recipes/sourdough-starter-recipe

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