I want to hang out with a bunch of programmers and designers and app builders and toolsmiths some time, and just see if I can get them speaking a common language. It’s all art, but we all have our jargon and prejudices and ways of going about stuff, and it’d be nice to see some conceptual leakage, and see if people produce better stuff afterward. I’d love to see programmers get a good foundation in graphics; app builders a good feel for what library authors think like.
ActiveRecord, application design,
Antigrain research on font rasterization. Seeing Yellow. Your color laser printer might be printing tracking information on each page.
The Beauty of LaTeX. LaTeX vs Word. This is why I feel like stabbing myself in the eyeballs after helping people use Word. ( Word processors are…
Treetop, a packrat parsing library for Ruby. Rather impressive amount of code for a project with no releases and no webpage. OpenMoko runs on…