Where To Find Phil Nelson On The Internet, March 2017 Edition

27 March 2017

It’s been awhile since we’ve done one of these, eh? I, Phil Nelson, am a web developer, designer, game tinkerer, professional wrestling aficionado, and son of the once-great state of Michigan. Lately you can find me standing too close behind you in line at the following places: Making/playing games over on Itch.io Making music over […]

*inception noise*

14 March 2017

Turkish photographer Aydın Büyüktaş creates ‘Inception’-esque composite images of American landscapes. Source: Mind-Bending Drone Photo Manipulations Turn America into a Roller Coaster – Creators

How to Design a Cheap Plant Watering Sensor

08 February 2017

The thoroughness of this post is inspiring. Cool project, too! A $5 plant moisture sensor designed from scratch. In this article I will talk about how I designed a cheap plant watering sensor. My goal is some kind of meta tutorial, where you can see the steps involved from the initial idea to the final […]

You Might Not Need JavaScript

11 October 2016

Examples of common UI elements and interactions with HTML and CSS alone. You Might Not Need JavaScript is doing the lord’s work. Maybe we don’t need to replace everything with some flavor of Javascript, huh? Maybe?

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