I’ve sometimes been asked “why use language X when you already have language Y”, and I’m bad at answering these things on the spot because I don’t generally think about it in a “pros/cons” sense. The differences are sometimes subtle and numerous, not few and obvious.
Category Archives: non-tech
I was thinking to myself recently, “it’s so very hard to find good programming language shirts to alienate and confuse onlookers with, so why not create one of my own?” A couple clicks, and ta-da: (apply shirt ‘(self)) Here’s a convenient Zazzle link.
Wicked cool — mandlebulb fly-through
Please, PLEASE watch this in HD full screen. Wow. Math can be breathtakingly beautiful. via YouTube – Mandelbox trip.
So, for those not familiar, I go by toast` on the programming language IRC channels. So when I saw this video come up on youtube, with Mr. Engineer (my preferred TF2 class), I had a feeling of a certain kind of awesome. Like it was meant for me, or something. Yeah, Toast!!
Typography for Lawyers
… And for everyone else. Typography for Lawyers; an easy read, very accurate, and despite the title, the typography advice is really for everybody. Well, maybe not for typographers. I get the impression this is all entry level stuff.
Busy with v2
Been busy with my personal version 2, Evelyn or Evie for short, who is now 2 and a half weeks old. Say hi Evie ^_^
Hello Blog I’ve been experimenting for a while with blogging-as-note-taking for a while now, at work, internally. And it’s great. On multiple occasions, I found myself citing the blog to co-workers rather than re-explaining a topic or re-writing mail. It’s like a really long clipboard history, except that I put some more effort in sorting …