Here are three links worth your time:

  1. University of Texas professor John Goodenough (an ironic name for an inventor) lead a team to develop the next generation of batteries that charge 3 times faster and won’t catch on fire no matter how badly you abuse them (3 minute read)
  2. How much should you charge for your Software-as-a-Service tool? I analyzed prices from 1,530 products to find out (4 minute read)
  3. Before you bury yourself in packages, learn the Node.js runtime itself (9 minute read)

Bonus: Beau explains how you can get your web app to show your users desktop notifications using JavaScript (4 minute watch)

Thought of the day:

“I think computer viruses should count as life. I think it says something about human nature that the only form of life we have created so far is purely destructive. We’ve created life in our own image.” — Stephen Hawking

Funny of the day:

Comic by XKCD

Study group of the day:

freeCodeCamp Mexico City

Happy coding!

– Quincy Larson, teacher at freeCodeCamp


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