Readings for Lunch — [ 21 Nov 2017 ]

IMAGE OF THE DAY
Greenwich Park and Canary Wharf – Uberto Barbini (source)

REACT

Making The DOM Declarative

A funny talk by Michael Jackson about building UIs declaratively with React, as compared with imperative methods used in jQuery et al. (like appendTo and addEventListener) to directly manipulate the DOM trees and adding events to them.

ART

The Toxic 'Blank Spots' of Niagara Falls

Visual storyteller Ariel Aberg-Riger dives into the promises of Niagara Falls, New York’s Chemical Age, and the destruction it has left behind.