A $35,000 gift card, looking for a good home: The INNovation Fund.
What we're reading this week
Adam: The NPR Visuals team has an excellent post on the effectiveness of their recent sequential visual stories as measured with Google Analytics event tracking.
Ben: When your laptop detects that you've changed time zones, it's using one of the oldest protocols on the Internet: Network Time Protocol.
David: This Thanksgiving I’m grateful for years of not needing to doaspect ratio math.
Jack: In the best of all possible worlds, we could raise enough money from grateful donors who love our content to keep making more. Radiotopia has some ideas about turning fans into partners.
Bert: How do you detect a human pretending to be a robot?
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So many blog posts this week! Twitter has removed share counts from its buttons, so we have a list of neat tools to learn more about who's sharing your #content. And the very best #content has images, so we wrote about how tospeed up your website with optimized images. January's News Nerd Book Club features a back-to-back twofer of responsive websites goodness from the folks at A Book Apart.
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Gather ye rosebuds
LISTEN: The MitchiriNeko March is also worth a watch.
COOK: If you still have room for dessert, here's a simple shortcake recipe.
GIF: Even superheroes have to buy groceries.