Posts from December 2017

As a general fan of text encodings, this short article on weird encodings seems like it was written specifically for me. Learn more about EBCDIC, KOI-8 and Punycode.

Wifi Tracking on the Tube

Long time readers will be familiar with my obsession with public transport, specifically the London Underground.

Gizmodo's analysis of Tube wifi tracking data is fascinating - including some of the truly insane paths people have taken between between King's Cross and Waterloo

For next time I'm putting a UI on top of a personal project, feather looks like a pretty viable alternative to font awesome.

Way back in July, I was inspired by Tripelbyte's language identification quiz, so I made my own version for esoteric languages. Never got around to sharing it outside of Slack, but here it is.

Next time I pick up some of my long-languishing game projects, Voxatron looks like it's worth checking out: a voxel engine with integrated design tools.

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