IBM TypeThanks for your interest in IBM Plex, IBM’s new corporate type family. IBM Plex is open source, and should be used by IBMers for all typographical situations, replacing Helvetica Neue, whenever possible. Why This Fungus Has Over 20,000 Sexes – D-briefOne species of fungi, Schizophyllum commune, really shines when it comes to gender diversity. […]
Mobile First, Desktop Worst – prototyprMobile First should not be taken as an opportunity to over-simplify and, by the same token, Desktop First should not be taken as an opportunity to pile on complexity. Facebook moving non-promoted posts out of news feed in trial | Technology | The GuardianFacebook is testing a major change that […]
Microsoft’s hover gestures for Windows phones are magnificent | The VergeIt's not clear whether Microsoft will ever bring its 3D Touch work to the market. The software giant is largely retrenching from its Lumia Windows phones, and rumors suggest the company is focusing on a "Surface Phone" launch for next year. While Windows Phone might […]
Wander (1974) — a lost mainframe game is found! | Retroactive FictionWander was probably the first computer game that is recognisable as what came to be known as a “text adventure” (or “interactive fiction“) – pre-dating even ADVENT (a.k.a. Colossal Cave) by Crowther and Woods! But Wander was more than that because it seems to […]
The War Photo No One Would Publish – The Atlantic“It was one picture after another of a sunset with camels and a tank.” An Empire of Stars » Lapsed HistorianAs the V-2 disappeared into the distance the men of the AVKO couldn’t help but smile and cheer. Their delight was catching, and soon the rest […]
The Algorithm That Thinks Like A Human ⚙ Co.Labs ⚙ code + community“We should be careful not to underestimate the significance… of this milestone,” says Facebook cofounder Dustin Moskovitz, an advisor to a six-person startup that is reinventing artificial intelligence. 7 Fantastic Ways To Distinguish Between Sense And NonsenseWhat can be said at all can […]
fabiensanglard.net/doom3_documentation/DOOM-3-BFG-Technical-Note.pdfThis technical note describes some of the performance issues encountered during the development of DOOM 3 BFG. The Strange and Mysterious History of the Ouija Board | History & Archaeology | Smithsonian MagazineThe real history of the Ouija board is just about as mysterious as how the “game” works. Ouija historian Robert Murch has been […]
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swissmiss | Two kids in a carThese two kids saw the GOTYE music video SOMEBODY THAT I USED TO KNOW and fell in love with it. They started requesting the song every time they’d be riding in the car, singing along, of course. One day, their parents set up a go camera behind their seat […]
Allez ju: weblogs en websites zijn ook “drukpers”. Alles wat voor drukpers geldt en dat in het algemeen geldt, geldt voor ons ook: burgerrechtelijke aansprakelijkheid blijft, auteursrechten moeten blijven gerespecteerd worden, en alles. Maar ze kunnen ons bij deze niet meer preventief censureren, en voor strafrechtelijke sancties is het bij het Hof van Assisen te doen […]
Sustainable Pleasure – Sex Toy Recyclingfind out how sex toy recycling works Ruby, Ruby on Rails, and _why: The disappearance of one of the world’s most beloved computer programmers. – Slate MagazineWhat happened when one of the world’s most unusual, and beloved, computer programmers disappeared. The Inside Story of How John Carter Was Doomed by […]
Improv Everywhere – Spinning Beach Ball of Death – YouTubeIt's rare that two obnoxious phenomena completely jump the shark at the same time. Striptekenaar Jean Giraud/Moebius overleden – De StandaardMet de dood van de Franse stripmaker Jean Giraud, die ook publiceerde als Moebius, verliest Europa een van zijn invloedrijkste auteurs. U.S. Warns Apple, Publishers on […]
FT Alphaville » George Clooney roils the Bitcoin marketBitcoin – the virtual currency — has had a tough time of it lately. Having recently gained some mainstream prominence and become the world’s fastest appreciating currency, Bitcoin has also had to contend with political scrutiny, a Black Friday and now — a hacker-induced flash crash, of […]
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Dorothy | Casualties of WarGreen army men with PTSD. un altro Foglio di Otto da Codice Arca [ARK CODEX 0:2:38 — 0:2:45]"102 di 144 pagine (71%) realizzato" — whee! The last post – Penmachine – Derek K. MillerHere it is. I'm dead, and this is my last post to my blog. In advance, I asked […]