Design information about Epicene Display and Epicene Text, Baroque typeface families by Kris Sowersby—including notes on camp and supposedly masculine versus feminine typeface design
Twitter thread about terms for a thingamajig in different languages.
One of the aims of the IndieWeb and federated social media like Mastodon movement is to try to recover the DIY feel of the Web 1.0 days. Here’s an essay describing what is wrong with the largely corporate-owned Web of today.
A bridge made from 3D-printed wedge-shaped hollow concrete blocks held together by gravity and compression—no mortar or reinforcement required
Kanawa tsugi, or Japanese scarf joint: a way of joining two timbers without metal or nails but instead using intricate carving and a wooden peg
Oddly named package for producing a diagram of your Django project's object model
Fifty years of text games: 1976: Adventure. My dad introduced me to this game (a version named ADVENT) when he took his children to the college where he worked. We typed commands in to a terminal connected to a networked PDP-11.
(Via Tony Finch's link log)
BBC 1968 radio dramatization of The Hobbit is available to listen to gratis on archive.org.
(Via @gwjschenk on Twitter)
Type & Media graduates for 2020
(Via @typemedia on Twitter)