Got this fake pointer moving around and clicking on elements so that I can automate demo videos on touch screens.
Reading up on urbit.org these days and came across this post documenting their design process for visual 'sigils', which are iconic representations of the syllables that comprise personal identifiers. Really interesting to see the iterations and understand the thought behind everything.
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Creating Sigils - Urbit https://urbit.org/blog/creating-sigils/
Love this metaphor comparing threads to SimCity.
Ramsey Nasser nicely articulates these issues of English bias in computing. This also seems readable by people without programming experience, which itself can be a language barrier to critical discussion about this domain.
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A Personal Computer for Children of All Cultures | Technology as Cultural Practice http://ojs.decolonising.digital/index.php/decolonising_digital/article/view/PersonalComputer
Interesting reaction to the web from this Iranian blogger that was released from prison after six years - comparing modern social media to television https://medium.com/matter/the-web-we-have-to-save-2eb1fe15a426
Here we go. A public functional beta be careful please prototype of my notes app based on Notational Velocity https://hyprnote.com/write – data sync via @remotestorage, some Sublime Text keyboard shortcuts, [[double-bracket interlinking]], works nicely offline and on mobile too. Yellah habibi.
@somnius For a moment I thought it was you lounging on top of this extravagant tv.
The resurrection of my personal data tracker has begun.
I started this in 2015 on iOS but got too busy to make any progress. Going to start again as a progressive web app.
First step, convert the icon to SVG.
Super excited to share Launchlet, my first open source project!
The compose interface makes it easy to create your own. I used Svelte for the front-end programming and the almighty @remotestorage to save data in the browser and sync between devices – no database and works offline.
Not sure how people will react, hoping for the best 🙂
Merveilles is a community project aimed at the establishment of new ways of speaking, seeing and organizing information — A culture that seeks augmentation through the arts of engineering and design. A warm welcome to any like-minded people who feel these ideals resonate with them.