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[22:02] I guess I'll give NaNoGenMo a try this year. I know zilch about language processing, never touched corpora and am not even a programmer, but I understand it is fun. In the worst case I'll learn something along the way.
[22:50] Adblock filter lists are not to be trusted. (see also)
[22:45] "The Hubble telescope does not work properly!" - "Have you tried turning it off and on again?"
[22:22] This guy had the idea to use ASCII art as an image's alt text in html. Even though the outcome is somewhat hard to recognize, I absolutely love the concept.
(Even though, as stated in the article, it does mess up screen readers. So it is a nice gimmick in the artistic field, but should certainly not be used in an actual website.)
[22:12] When a sysadmin contemplates quitting their job and leaving the industry, unconventional thoughts ensue. :)
[22:03] The interface hall of shame is grilling software interfaces. (Not up to date, though. Also, they should take a very self-critical look at their own website. Fixed width, come on!)
[19:36] Hm. Seems like computers are not exactly precise all the time.
[18:39] tilde.town turns four! Congrats on making it this long. Here's to another four years -- at least!
[16:53] In 2012, a study indicated that the brain will remember knowledge better when the font of the text it was gained from is hard to read. RMIT now released a font that aims to utilize this.
[17:06] I was impressed by this C64, but this one is really astounding.