In this week’s episode, Chris and Mattan discuss…

Why UPS Trucks Rarely Turn Left (priceonomics.com)
https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=7538316

The Short Cutts
http://www.theshortcutts.com/

screenshot: meta tags
https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/HTML/Element/meta

1) Is it necessary for every page to have a meta description?
No – Keep them unique and apply them to the most important pages.
video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W4gr88oHb-k

2) Does code validation affect SEO?
NO – too many sites are fucked up
video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2XlKn6I9rSc

3) Will my site’s ranking be hurt if I use HTTPS instead of HTTP?
No
video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xeFo4ytOk8M

Comic Sans, meet Comic Neue (comicneue.com)
https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=7545248

Progress Button Styles (tympanus.net)
https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=7540114
note: you’ll need some video to match what mattan is looking at

Mathematicians find way to put 7 cylinders in contact without using their ends (sciencenews.org)
https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=7538002

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