One side-effect of having a young daughter is that you get to see things that would otherwise be out of your normal world view. We’ve both been enamoured lately with the Hilda graphic novels. These are a bunch of books about a girl, Hilda, who lives in a semi-Scandinavian world where fairy tale like creaturesContinue reading “Hilda”
This is a lovely fan animation for Simon Stålenhag’s The Electric State, including music composed by Simon himself: Apparently there’s a film adaptation in production, as well as an Amazon TV series for Tales from the Loop, his books set in Sweden. I look forward to watching them all.
I recently got a Canon Selphy photo printer. It’s a book-sized printer that outputs 6×4″ photo prints using a dye sublimation process. As I don’t print much this is ideal as there’s no ink to dry out, it uses little space, and the prints are comparable to ones I can get from general online photoContinue reading “Canon Selphy and Ubiquiti Unifi”
This is my current go-to VR game, and is a lot of fun to play. It’s a lightsabre music mashup thing. It can be particularly satisfying at times, and feels like you’re getting a good bit of exercise too. Meanwhile in the real world you’re just flailing your arms around like you’re being attacked byContinue reading “Beat Saber”
I’m a big fan of vertical whitespace, and find it strange that more fuss is made of tabs vs spaces (which doesn’t really affect readability) than vertical spacing (which does). Here’s a simple code example, randomly picked: Compared to: That single extra line makes such a difference when scanning code. Imagine trying to read aContinue reading “The need for whitespace”