Just stumbled across Erik and Martin Demaine's 'mathematical and puzzle fonts/typefaces' collection, delightful:
Programming is sometimes like playing twister.
Sure, you can probably pull off that weird hack work to implement that new feature, but it'll make everything harder next round.
Turns out the elliptic arc support I contributed to inkcut (vinyl cutter software) earlier wasn't quite correct for non-90⁰ arcs... fixed it though!
Cool collection of optical illusions:
This childrens' toy is called a 'vormenstoof' in Dutch - anyone know what it is called in #English?
Given a technical challenge, "this is impossible" is an unhelpful response, even if it is true.
A more helpful way to phrase it is: "the approach as phrased cannot work because (fundamental limitation X). Can you explain what you were trying to achieve, so we can find an approach that avoids X and still meets this need?"
Wood arrived! Hoping to turn this into 2 small tables soon...
Another day at the home office! #ShowYourWorkspace
Of course I shouldn't be surprised, but damn the @opensourcedesign logo is pleasing ;)
My first CNC project - the plan is to create a namesign out of wood on the CNC mill at @hack42 - but for now the pen drawing is already nice progress!
It has been a long while, but I fondly remember https://sourceforge.net/p/rosegarden/code/7978 and https://sourceforge.net/p/rosegarden/code/8019 / https://sourceforge.net/p/rosegarden/mailman/message/15452959/ - perhaps one of my first substantial contributions to a larger #freesoftware #opensource project, #rosegarden
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