Links van 22 februari 2019 tot 2 maart 2019

Formally Specifying UIs • Hillel WayneGood UI is necessary to making correct software. If people have trouble using the product, they’re more likely to do the wrong thing. Personally, though, I can’t stand UI work. I don’t think it’s “beneath me” or anything, it just doesn’t quite mesh with my brain. Visuals and interfaces give […]

Links voor 23 augustus 2018

Je mag tegenwoordig niks meer © Wannes Daemen We zijn geen racis­ten, we zijn geen vrou­wen­ha­ters. Maar onze gedra­gin­gen en tra­di­ties heb­ben wel racis­ti­sche of vrouw­on­vrien­de­lij­ke kant­jes. Als we dat dur­ven zien, dan zal er onge­twij­feld een en ander ver­an­de­ren aan wat we doen en zeg­gen. Google Web Designer Create engaging, interactive HTML5-based designs and […]

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 24 november 2016 tot 11 december 2016

A boy wonder from the 1780s shows us where school maths gets it wrong – MediumSchool maths lets students frisk around the edges of problem solving, but keeps them firmly rooted in the rote acquisition of disjointed knowledge. The Dominance of Google and Facebook in One ChartOver the next couple years, digital advertising is expected […]

Links van 12 augustus 2016 tot 26 september 2016

Planetfall 2 prototype : Infocom : Free Download & Streaming : Internet ArchiveDon’t get your hopes up: this is a very early prototype from the cancelled sequel to Infocom’s classic text adventure. It’s barely playable, though it does provide an interesting look at how the game would have played with a realtime 3D engine. The […]

Links van 5 mei 2016 tot 25 mei 2016

Why Viggo Mortensen Is Off the GridThis summer, the quintessentially un-Hollywood Viggo Mortensen stars in a film about a father of six who rejects the world to raise his kids completely off the grid. How much does this character resemble the actor himself? Let's start with his flip phone. BBC – Earth – The bizarre […]

Links van 12 februari 2016 tot 17 februari 2016

“Armste gezinnen leveren 50 à 100 euro per maand in”Ach ja: "De laagste inkomens gaan er bijna zonder uitzondering op achteruit door de besparingen van de federale en Vlaamse regering. Dat blijkt uit berekeningen van Decenniumdoelen 2017, een samenwerkingsverband van sociale organisaties en armoede-organisaties. "Dat varieert van in de 50 tot in sommige gevallen meer […]

Links voor 25 januari 2015

Holy Shit, I Interviewed the President — MediumLegacy media isn’t mocking us because we aren’t a legitimate source of information; they’re mocking us because they’re terrified. Their legitimacy came from the fact that they have access to distribution channels and that they get to be in the White House press pool because of some long-ago […]

Links van 12 januari 2015 tot 15 januari 2015

A Localization Horror Story: It Could Happen To YouThis article points out cases where gettext (a common system for localizing software interfaces — i.e., making them work in the user's language of choice) fails because of basic differences between human languages. This article then describes Maketext, a new system capable of correctly treating these differences. […]

Links van 27 december 2014 tot 30 december 2014

Technical Documentation – Copy Protection | Dungeon Master EncyclopaediaThis document describes the copy protection scheme that was used for Dungeon Master and Chaos Strikes Back on Atari ST and Amiga. These games used a very sophisticated copy protection. It took several months after the first release of Dungeon Master before the copy protection was correctly […]

Links van 1 december 2014 tot 4 december 2014

Stop giving Wikipedia money | Newslines – The Story of EverythingDon’t donate to Wikipedia. It doesn’t need the money, and anything you donate will not go to the people who actually created the pages that you like. It doesn’t even go to the admins who help check the content. It doesn’t go to content creation […]

Links van 27 november 2014 tot 1 december 2014

Dan Grover | Chinese Mobile App UI TrendsOne day, for the fun of it, I started writing a list in my notebook of all the things that are different between apps here and those I’m accustomed to using and creating back in the US. When I finished, I was surprised by how long the list […]

Links van 21 juni 2014 tot 22 juni 2014

Tono Tono – YouTubeAfasie is raar. The Early History Of Smalltalk Online advertising effectiveness: For large brands, online ads may be worthless.The Internet has given us an ocean of data. Turns out, most of it is pretty useless. ANCIENT GREEK GEOMETRYVoor alle leraars wiskunde, en alles leraars geschiedenis. Ask Chris #172: ‘The Problem’To put it […]

Links van 28 mei 2014 tot 2 juni 2014

Brainfuck beware: JavaScript is after you! | Patricio Palladinotl;dr I just made a tool to transform any javascript code into an equivalent sequence of ()[]{}!+ characters. Bayesian AB Testing | Technology on Heels with Lyst EngineeringBayesian inference is robust and fun. You too should try it out. Typography in 8 bits: System fonts » DamienGMy […]