The Magazine

11 October 2012

A new subscription-based digital magazine from Marco Arment of Instapaper. Really looking forward to seeing where this goes. How can you not love a guy who not only understands this: Usually, things are done the way they’re done for good reasons. But sometimes, they’re only done that way because nobody has questioned it recently. … […]

SmoothLifeL

10 October 2012

A crazy version of Conway’s Game Of Life using floating point numbers instead of integers. The results are disturbingly organic-looking. Could be images from a blurry microscope.

Drawing with text

09 October 2012

Click & drag your mouse to “draw” with a given set of text. I could see this being used to make some really cool JS-based generative art. The demo explains it better than I can, and you really should check it out. This is a tool you should have in your utility belt.

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My name is Phil Nelson and I make beautiful objects for a troubled world. I'm a designer / developer / writer / director / editor / narrator at Occipital.

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