Short documentary about the 1-tonne fount imported from Hong Kong to print the the New Zealand Chinese Growers’ Monthly Journal and its relevance to Chinese New Zealanders.
We are used to treating databases as a pluggable back-end for storing inert data for processing in our code, but the PostgreSQL database has many features for slicing and dicing the data and doing analysis than one might think.
Short silent film of aerial footage from a dirigible piloted by Roy Knabenshue in 1914 over Chicago.
Wrote some geometry code for a side project and two lines aren’t matching because of a floating point rounding error and I am kicking myself for not using fixed point arithmetic from the start.
Recreating the logic board of the famous Macintosh SE/30
People have been playing Tetris using the dinky little NES controller for almost 40 years, but even so a new button-mashing technique is sparking a minor revolution.
Sculptural artworks made entirely of black LEGO bricks.
A simple, correct PEP517 package builder—in other words a replacement for disttools/setuputils/whatever.
PEP 517: A build-system-independent format for source trees. This is an attempt to do for Python packaging what WSGI did for web frameworks: create a framework in to which appropriately simple or complex guild systems can be plugged.