Links van 18 augustus 2018 tot 22 augustus 2018

Stage 9 | A virtual recreation of the Star Trek TNG sets in Unreal Engine 4The aim of the Stage 9 project is to recreate the entirety (inside and out) of the Enterprise-D from Star Trek The Next Generation in Unreal Engine 4 with a focus on attention to detail. The eventual goal is to […]

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 2 november 2013 tot 3 november 2013

Neil Gaiman: Why our future depends on libraries, reading and daydreaming | Books | theguardian.comA lecture explaining why using our imaginations, and providing for others to use theirs, is an obligation for all citizens The badBIOS Analysis Is Wrong. at RootWyrm’s CornerAhem. "Look, I’m not known for pulling punches and I’m not about to start […]

Links van 11 februari 2012 tot 22 februari 2012

If PHP Were British – Added Bytes – Brighton Web Application DevelopmentThe first, but maybe the most important, of many changes that will allow PHP to achieve a more elegant feel is to remove that symbol so beloved by the US and replace it with something altogether more refined. More solid. More … sterling. Freaky […]

Links van 12 november 2011 tot 5 december 2011

Arcade Improv: Humans Pretending to Be Videogames – Waxy.orgInstantly, Mike and Jerry understood, along with everyone in the audience born before 1978. Catherine Young & Family, Page OneA family working in the Tifton (Ga.) Cotton Mill. Mrs. A.J. Young works in mill and at home. Nell (oldest girl) alternates in mill with mother. Mammy (next […]

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Vroeger—de dieren spraken toen nog, David Siegel had het poer uitgevonden, en het volstond om aan elke spacer gif een alt-attribuut mee te geven om zo’n logo te krijgen—deden we in de internetwereld allemaal een beetje lacherig over “de mannen van Blindsurfer”. Overheidssites stonden er in hun openbare aanbestedingen op dat het blindsurferlogo moest gehaald […]