Category Archives: Wide world

There’s more going on than just computers and noise. I’ve been told.

Spam, my friend.

Hi there could I allusion some of the perceptiveness from this participant if I minister to a relation help to your site? I just deleted 18,311 pending comments that had been submitted to this blog. 99.99% were spam, but 0.01% were real comments from real people, so I had to vet them one at a […]

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Caine’s Arcade Fun Pass Generator

Caine’s Arcade is the coolest arcade ever (even better than Flynn’s Arcade and Bailey’s Arcade. The “pros” of Caine’s Arcade are that all the games are hand-built by a 9 year old, out of cardboard. But the “cons” are the prices: $1 gets you 4 plays, and $2 gets you a “Fun Pass” ™ valid […]

Syntax highlighting for writers

Ok, This was a “here’s an old project I’ve abandoned” type post, but after some interest in the matter I’m re-opening this for questions… Syntax highlighting for writers: what do you think? Yay, or nay? When you have a brilliant idea for a start-up, you mock up a prototype and show your intended audience. They’ll […]

You can skip this ad in 0:02

Yeah, I can skip it MUCH faster than that.

Translating marketing garbage

French is a beautiful language, so of course it makes sense that some right-wing crazies would fight like heck to keep English from ruining it. That’s exactly the intent behind Toubon Law – which mandates that any commercial publications written (or containing text) in another language also come with a visible French translation. This usually […]

Navigate the web with your gamepad

How crap is the mouse, right? Yeah, I know! So I made a greasemonkey script to do my websurfin’ using my NES-style USB gamepad. For those of you too excited to read on, take your gamepad-enabled build of Firefox and install Gamepad Navigator now! Up and down to scroll the page up and down. The […]

Java on film: the livestream videos

Since having a chat about what I learned from watchin’ live coding, I’ve received buckets of emails ‘n’ tweets asking for links to the videos… After an epic google search of 5 minutes I’ve collected them all and aggregated them in this one happy place. Someone coded Prelude of the Chambered for the Lundum Dare […]

Internet Explorer pizza. With extra obsolescence.

Did you know that over 18% of the worlds code was written by programmers fueled by pizza? It would surprise me if you did, because I just made that up. But at any rate, nothing tastes more disgusting than the pizza you have to eat because you’re stuck at work on a Saturday desperately trying […]