I just got a Recaptcha with ‘Click on all the motorcycles’, and what I feel sure was a picture of a motor scooter, so 🤷
Dana Sibera posts strange and wonderful computer hardware to @NanoRaptor@bitbang.social. Marcin Wichary wrote about her cursed universes on his Shift Happens newsletter.
DracuLad – a kit keyboard in the shape of bat wings for extra adjustability and gothicality
Today’s five-minute job slamming to a halt because React Markdown does not deign to have an old-timey CommonJS entry point and the TypeScript-savvy Jest bundled with Create React App doesn’t work with currently fashionable ES6 modules. Sigh.
A Twitter thread of historically significant animated movies, all extremely hard to find physically in the US and UK and/or in desperate need of restoration. (The original post being in response to there being a Criterion Collection edition announces for WALL-E.)
AG57 is a digitization of H. Bertholds’s 1898 typeface Akzidenz-Grotesk made freely available as a cultural artefact. More in the linked article (in German, which alas! I cannot read).
(Via Ich-AG, typografisch – H. Bertholds 'Akzidenz-Grotesk' für Ihren Computer - SBB aktuell via @espiekermann on Twitter)
Braggoscope, an unofficial index of the BBC Radio 4 series In Our Time, in which Melvyn Bragg interviews three subject experts on an amazing range of topics. Organized by Dewey Decimal category and guests.
(Via kottke.org (@email@example.com))Noted by Damian Cugley .
A breezy lecture on the chaotic formation, merging and splitting of colleges that has lead to Oxford's chaotic urban architecture, in the form of a Twitter thread.
‘Oxford is an architectural disaster because the colleges keep cannibalising each other. The University has, over a millennium, had a couple hundred colleges and halls. There are now 45.’
Qlavier has created a 3 × 13 macropad, like a extremely maximalist combined numeric keypad and nav cluster.