Ben's effort to decode a JPEG for a project leads to a deep deep and exploration of why JPEG isn't just "one" format, hardware decoders, and even a patch to improve Go's image/jpeg library!
A prototype web-based terminal that explores how command lines could be more helpful and interactive.
I was introduced here to Conway’s Game of Life and ended up in a rabbit hole, making a little tool for generative art with cellular automation based on the game rules. It has color and shape choices, dark/light and grid modes. It's responsive. One can type an emoji choice, or character for that ASCII look of the cells 😎
A Python program to generate fretboard diagrams for fretted string instruments.
Amid years of ongoing discussion about infrastructure spending, Maryanne Wachter published this accessible interactive analysis of public data that surfaces relevant local information about the bridges we rely upon. You can see the code here: https://github.com/m-clare/bridge.watch
"Meme It So" is a meme and GIF generator that puts every frame of Star Trek: The Next Generation at your meaning-making disposal. Very fun!
Check out the code here: https://github.com/kupad/meme-it-so.
Practical tools and tips to help you determine if downtime/slowness is caused by DNS, or something else!
Details, images, and videos of a prototype "squeezebox" ergonomic keyboard Peter built.
Dan is one of the deepest questioners of conventional industry wisdom that I know about (R0ml being the other one). Here, he turns his eye towards culture in general, and debugging in particular.