Daily Links

{"content":{"id":1104,"title":"Weekly Links Change/Rat","body":"\u003cp\u003e\r\nI've found that I'm better at queuing up a lot of posts at once than sitting down once a week and doing weekly links. So from now on, as my Year of the Rat resolution, I'll be doing one daily link instead of weekly links. That way I can queue up a bunch and never miss them.\r\n\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003e\r\nOur first daily link, to celebrate my resolution and because it's still Spring Festival/Lunar New Years' Season until February 9th, is a post on \u003ca href=\"https://ferrebeekeeper.wordpress.com/2020/01/28/japanese-rat-art/\"\u003eJapanese Rat Art\u003c/a\u003e by one of my favourite blogs.\r\n\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2020-02-05T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-02-04T22:19:26.000Z","updated_at":"2020-02-04T22:20:08.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=daily_links\"\u003edaily_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=animals\"\u003eanimals\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=china\"\u003echina\u003c/a\u003e"}

Weekly Links Change/Rat

I've found that I'm better at queuing up a lot of posts at once than sitting down once a week and doing weekly links. So from now on, as my Year of the Rat resolution, I'll be doing one daily link instead of weekly links. That way I can queue up a bunch and never miss them.

Our first daily link, to celebrate my resolution and because it's still Spring Festival/Lunar New Years' Season until February 9th, is a post on Japanese Rat Art by one of my favourite blogs.

{"content":{"id":1105,"title":"Daily Link: Bill Griffith's Ernie Bushmiller","body":"\u003cp\u003e\r\nBill Griffith, of Zippy fame, was the one who turned me onto Ernie Bushmiller's genius. Now Griffith has written a graphic novel biography called \"Three Rocks: The Ernie Bushmiller Story\". \u003ca href=\"https://www.dailycartoonist.com/index.php/2019/08/15/three-rocks-the-ernie-bushmiller-story-a-sneak-peak-at-bill-griffiths-graphic-biography/\"\u003eHere are excerpts\u003c/a\u003e. ","publication_date":"2020-02-06T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-02-04T22:27:06.000Z","updated_at":"2020-02-04T22:27:28.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=pictures\"\u003epictures\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=comic_books\"\u003ecomic_books\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=daily_links\"\u003edaily_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=nancy\"\u003enancy\u003c/a\u003e"}

Daily Link: Bill Griffith's Ernie Bushmiller

Bill Griffith, of Zippy fame, was the one who turned me onto Ernie Bushmiller's genius. Now Griffith has written a graphic novel biography called "Three Rocks: The Ernie Bushmiller Story". Here are excerpts.

{"content":{"id":1106,"title":"Daily Link: Clark Street","body":"\u003cp\u003e\r\nThe commercial art of \u003ca href=\"https://interestingideas.com/clark-street/\"\u003eClark Street, Chicago\u003c/a\u003e.\r\n\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2020-02-07T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-02-04T22:30:21.000Z","updated_at":"2020-02-04T22:32:57.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=daily_links\"\u003edaily_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=usa\"\u003eusa\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=painting\"\u003epainting\u003c/a\u003e"}

Daily Link: Clark Street

The commercial art of Clark Street, Chicago.

{"content":{"id":1107,"title":"Daily Link - The Four Kings Of Canada","body":"\u003cp\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"https://archive.org/details/McGillLibrary-rbsc_lc_four-kings-canada_lande00228-16518/page/n3/mode/2up\"\u003eThe Four Kings of Canada, 1710\u003c/a\u003e\r\n\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2020-02-08T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-02-05T00:53:56.000Z","updated_at":"2020-02-05T00:54:16.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=daily_links\"\u003edaily_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=canada\"\u003ecanada\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=books\"\u003ebooks\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=eighteenth_century\"\u003eeighteenth_century\u003c/a\u003e"}

Daily Link - The Four Kings Of Canada

{"content":{"id":1108,"title":"Daily Link: Lazy Enumerators In Ruby","body":"\u003cp\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"https://blog.saeloun.com/2019/10/23/ruby-lazy-enumerators.html\"\u003eFun with Ruby\u003c/a\u003e\r\n\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2020-02-09T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-02-05T22:16:21.000Z","updated_at":"2020-02-05T22:16:21.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=programming\"\u003eprogramming\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=ruby\"\u003eruby\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=daily_links\"\u003edaily_links\u003c/a\u003e"}

Daily Link: Lazy Enumerators In Ruby

{"content":{"id":1113,"title":"Daily Link: Voyager","body":"\u003cp\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jVlKqh6IRdo\"\u003eVoyager but out of context\u003c/a\u003e is an excellent work of comedic editing. I love Voyager but it sure got wacky a lot.\r\n\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2020-02-11T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-02-10T22:56:02.000Z","updated_at":"2020-02-10T22:56:38.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=daily_links\"\u003edaily_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=star_trek\"\u003estar_trek\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=voyager\"\u003evoyager\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=tv\"\u003etv\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=science_fiction\"\u003escience_fiction\u003c/a\u003e"}

Daily Link: Voyager

Voyager but out of context is an excellent work of comedic editing. I love Voyager but it sure got wacky a lot.

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Daily Links - Factorials Of Fractions

This blog post on factorials of fractions helped clear up a tricky bit of math for me. Actually, pretty neat!

{"content":{"id":1117,"title":"Daily Link: Banwhich","body":"\u003cp\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"https://github.com/imsnif/bandwhich\"\u003eBetter network usage visualization for the console\u003c/a\u003e\r\n\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2020-02-13T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-02-12T20:16:42.000Z","updated_at":"2020-02-14T00:25:51.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=daily_links\"\u003edaily_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=programming\"\u003eprogramming\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=programs\"\u003eprograms\u003c/a\u003e"}

Daily Link: Banwhich

{"content":{"id":1118,"title":"Daily Link - De Stijl","body":"\u003cp\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"http://www.ubu.com/historical/de-stijl/index.html\"\u003eEvery issue of De Stijl Magazine in PDF form\u003c/a\u003e. I can't read Dutch, but the visuals are incredible.\r\n\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2020-02-14T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-02-13T23:05:27.000Z","updated_at":"2020-02-14T00:26:35.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=daily_links\"\u003edaily_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=design\"\u003edesign\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=painting\"\u003epainting\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=twentieth_century\"\u003etwentieth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=netherlands\"\u003enetherlands\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=de_stijl\"\u003ede_stijl\u003c/a\u003e"}

Daily Link - De Stijl

Every issue of De Stijl Magazine in PDF form. I can't read Dutch, but the visuals are incredible.

{"content":{"id":1121,"title":"Daily Link","body":"\u003cp\u003e\r\nI talked about De Stijl yesterday. Piet is a programming language \u003ca href=\"https://www.dangermouse.net/esoteric/piet/samples.html\"\u003ewhose programs can look like De Stijl paintings\u003c/a\u003e, although you can see from the samples that people have created all kinds of patterns, like the giant red circle that calculates an approximation of Pi, or the 'Hello World' that looks like the world.\r\n\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2020-02-15T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-02-14T23:16:00.000Z","updated_at":"2020-02-15T12:25:09.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=daily_links\"\u003edaily_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=programming\"\u003eprogramming\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=netherlands\"\u003enetherlands\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=twentieth_century\"\u003etwentieth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=de_stijl\"\u003ede_stijl\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=painting\"\u003epainting\u003c/a\u003e"}

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I talked about De Stijl yesterday. Piet is a programming language whose programs can look like De Stijl paintings, although you can see from the samples that people have created all kinds of patterns, like the giant red circle that calculates an approximation of Pi, or the 'Hello World' that looks like the world.

{"content":{"id":1123,"title":"Daily Link","body":"\u003cp\u003e\r\nKerning is the sort of thing you won't notice until someone tells you what it is, and then it will make you miserable for the rest of your life. There's a surprisingly well-made \u003ca href=\"https://type.method.ac/#\"\u003ekerning game\u003c/a\u003e. It is not as easy as it looks.\r\n\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2020-02-16T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-02-16T02:47:27.000Z","updated_at":"2020-02-16T02:47:27.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=daily_links\"\u003edaily_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=design\"\u003edesign\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=games\"\u003egames\u003c/a\u003e"}

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Kerning is the sort of thing you won't notice until someone tells you what it is, and then it will make you miserable for the rest of your life. There's a surprisingly well-made kerning game. It is not as easy as it looks.

{"content":{"id":1124,"title":"Daily Link","body":"\u003cp\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"https://github.com/s-macke/VoxelSpace\"\u003eVoxel Space\u003c/a\u003e: an interesting article about a major leap in 90s computer graphics. Lots of pretty pictures to help demonstrate.\r\n\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2020-02-17T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-02-16T20:07:56.000Z","updated_at":"2020-02-16T20:08:06.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=daily_links\"\u003edaily_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=programming\"\u003eprogramming\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=python\"\u003epython\u003c/a\u003e"}

Daily Link

Voxel Space: an interesting article about a major leap in 90s computer graphics. Lots of pretty pictures to help demonstrate.

{"content":{"id":1128,"title":"Daily Link","body":"\u003cp\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y2L-nFuZC-k\"\u003eIt's a bit of a ruin that Cromwell knocked about a bit\u003c/a\u003e\r\n\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2020-02-18T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-02-18T04:58:34.000Z","updated_at":"2020-02-19T01:55:58.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=music\"\u003emusic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=twentieth_century\"\u003etwentieth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=uk\"\u003euk\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=daily_links\"\u003edaily_links\u003c/a\u003e"}

Daily Link

{"content":{"id":1130,"title":"Daily Links","body":"\u003cp\u003e\r\nVery interesting \u003ca href=\"https://drewdevault.com/2020/01/04/Slow.html\"\u003esize/speed/system call\u003c/a\u003e benchmarks for 'Hello World' in a number of languages. 'Hello World' might seem trivial and non-comprehensive, but the results are extremely surprising and enlightening.\r\n\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2020-02-19T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-02-19T01:35:13.000Z","updated_at":"2020-02-19T17:26:07.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=daily_links\"\u003edaily_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=programming\"\u003eprogramming\u003c/a\u003e"}

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Very interesting size/speed/system call benchmarks for 'Hello World' in a number of languages. 'Hello World' might seem trivial and non-comprehensive, but the results are extremely surprising and enlightening.

{"content":{"id":1131,"title":"Daily Link","body":"\u003cp\u003e\r\nRabbit: good but nightmarish \u003ca href=\"http://www.weirduniverse.net/blog/comments/rabbit\"\u003eanimated short\u003c/a\u003e\r\n\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2020-02-20T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-02-19T01:37:43.000Z","updated_at":"2020-02-19T01:37:53.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=daily_links\"\u003edaily_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=shorts\"\u003eshorts\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=animals\"\u003eanimals\u003c/a\u003e"}

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Rabbit: good but nightmarish animated short

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