Links van 9 november 2017 tot 10 november 2017

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. […]

Links van 26 juni 2014 tot 30 juni 2014

random thoughts: Dissecting the 128-byte raycasterLately a Reddit post caught my attention which is about a raycaster demo, animated, with mouse control and texture mapping,  in only 128 bytes. Out of curiosity, I took a look at the source code  and spent some time trying to figure out how it works. Fontblog | Ed Sheeran’s […]

Links van 18 mei 2014 tot 20 mei 2014

808 Cube State of MetaFilter | MetaTalkToday I need to share some unfortunate news: because of serious financial downturn, MetaFilter will be losing three of its moderators to layoffs at the end of this month. What that means for the site and the site’s future are described below. Vagrant 1.6 – VagrantVagrant 1.6 is now […]

Links van 21 april 2014 tot 23 april 2014

Game Programming PatternsDo you struggle to make your code hang together into a cohesive whole? Find it harder to make changes as your codebase grows? Feel like your game is a giant hairball where everything is intertwined with everything else? Wonder if and how design patterns apply to games? Hear things like “cache coherency” and […]

Links van 10 maart 2014 tot 28 maart 2014

The slow, sad death of Last.fmLast.fm used to know about bands before they were cool. Alas, there’s nothing up-and-coming about Last.fm these days. Steve Jobs wasn’t even okay with Google hiring former Apple engineers | Breaking Apple News, Tips and Reviews from The Unofficial Apple Weblogit would be much easier to "move on, forget, forgive" if […]

Links van 30 mei 2012 tot 13 juni 2012

Hidden Epidemic: Tapeworms Living Inside People’s Brains | Infectious Diseases | DISCOVER MagazineParasitic worms leave millions of victims paralyzed, epileptic, or worse. So why isn’t anyone mobilizing to eradicate them? I’ve been playing the same game of Civilization II for almost 10 years. This is the result. : gamingI've been playing the same game of […]

Links van 9 juni 2011 tot 10 juni 2011

If It’s Hip, It’s Here: Airigami: The Fine Art of Balloon Sculpture by Larry Moss.Balloon sculptor Larry Moss has many installations, fashions, and designs crafted of colored latex balloons to his credit. Brian Wood – Comics + Graphic NovelsBrian Wood is a comic book writer, best known for his subversive DMZ, which explores the city […]