Posts from June 2015

OpenTTD

If you were a fan of Chris Sawyer's Transport Tycoon Deluxe (and you should be), then OpenTTD is probably worth a try.

In a similar vein to my drunk kitchen, the katering show is worth watching. Only 6 short episodes to catch up on.

Lucky peach's state of ramen edition is pretty great. It's been sitting in my tabs for 6 months now, so putting it here makes more sense.

I've been meaning to try my hand at making marinated soft-boiled eggs for a while too.

After getting a one kilo cube of tungsten, I need to go deeper. Plutonium is dangerous and Platinum is crazy expensive, but what about Osmium?

Pixel tower, redux

If you were a fun of MrWong's Soup'Partments in the 2000's, then you'll feel some nostalgia for Chicken Street.

As a color blind human, this New Republic article on color perception is pretty interesting. The book is probably worth a read.

This is one of the best pieces of technical writing I've seen - an implementation of (some of) Git in JavaScript, with a very well written inline description of what's going on.

On a slightly nerdier bent, this explanation of the packfile format is pretty great too.

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