Day: August 4, 2009

  • Mario AI Competition 2009

    [Write a Mario Bros-playing AI in Java][link] and win some money and nerd fame. I can see myself spending a lot of time with this. via [Jesper][jesper] [link]: http://julian.togelius.com/mariocompetition2009/ “Mario AI Competition 2009” [jesper]: http://waffle.wootest.net/ “Waffle”

  • Nickelodeon’s New Logo

    [… is not very good][link]. I wonder how many millions it cost them to have someone make their logo worse? I have many fond memories of Nickelodeon properties on my TV (Rocko’s Modern Life, the first series of Rugrats, Invader Zim, the crappy foreign-produced ‘toons they’d show during school hours), and it’s sad to see…

  • Modernizr

    [A new Javascript-based kit that tests for browser features, lets you do conditionals in CSS, and other things][link]. Have a look at [the tutorial][tutorial]. [link]: http://www.modernizr.com/ “Modernizr” [tutorial]: http://www.modernizr.com/tutorial/ “Modernizr Tutorial”

  • High speed robotic hands

    [Once they make those “fingers” into “blades”][link] mankind will be retired once and for all. [link]: http://www.kottke.org/09/08/high-speed-robotic-hands “High speed robotic hands”