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[13:44] The Birkana hexadecimal number symbols are another way of displaying hexadecimal values.
[13:08] The folks at MIT are using deep learning algorithms to teach their AI how to generate spooky images. See the results at nightmare.mit.edu.
[12:48] The Internet Archive made a search engine for the animated .gif files of the old GeoCities sites, available at GifCities.
[09:43] A list of "all the escape sequences supported by terminals". (via)
[09:32] "Digital seems like it's forever because it's infinitely reproducible, but someone has to think to make that canonical copy or it's gone-gone." (source) The whole article is fascinating to read.
[21:20] This tool will help you calculate the contrast ratio of two colors. You might, for example, check the text and background colors on your web site. (It is, however, way beyond me why the page has to rely on amazonaws to display the "fork me" sash in the top left corner. Couldn't this be stored on the same server?)
[20:54] Sharklegenerates links to "Random Awesomeness". You'll find stuff like this and other web experiments.
[20:22] You should go and google "Maisie Maud Broadhead cable art". Here's an example.
[21:06] Hyper.app is a command line interface "built on open web standards".
[21:01] Quick and easy way to display your external IP address on GNU/Linux (because ifconfig will only show the local IP): $ dig +short myip.opendns.com @resolver1.opendns.com(via)
[19:56] Ugh. I'm more than a week late to react, but congrats to 222 days with records, ~pgadey!
[19:43] From the "not gonna happen" department: I want a device that reads my brainwaves, calculates my degree of tiredness and chooses an adequate font in my messaging services. I want people to know that I just woke up right when they read my message.
[20:43] I wanted to write this about a month ago already, but I forgot, it seems. Anyways: I noticed ~aysb used gmb. Now, it is great fun writing code, but when someone actually uses it (and be it just for that short a time) this makes you really proud. So, thanks for using gmb, ~aysb!
[20:31] Since I chose to go by the name Gauntlet, I think this would make a nice tattoo.
Update: This one as well, for other reasons though. I still love this game.
[23:22] Evan Roth talking about "Internet Landscapes". Just started the video, but it looks promising. I also like the fact that he is using his browser to scroll through his slides.
Update:Admittedly, I know this feeling he describes. Uploading a file, refreshing the browser and finding it there, available to the entire web. Amazing. I am a professional, I know about this stuff. Still, it amazes me.