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Workrose

| No Comments | Published on November 19, 2008

In environmental planning, there’s something called a windrose which displays the intensity and frequency of the wind at a particular location, in relation to the cardinal points. I decided the other day (after once again finding myself explaining what my workload this year has been like) to create a “workrose”… Read More

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Reverse engineered metamorphosis – Part I

| 1 Comment | Published on October 13, 2008

So Glenn Marshall’s metamorphosis video has been getting some rave reviews lately. The video consists of a 2d recursive vine-like growth, lots of butterflies, and some nice finishing effects. It is very pretty. Unfortunately, Glenn’s been a little – hmm – reluctant to share his code. That’s a pity, because,… Read More

Least-used letter pairs

| 1 Comment | Published on July 11, 2008

Curiobot is in the middle of a structural makeover and this morning I decided that the code needed a little condensing. Most popular Javascript applications simplify function and variable names to just a few letters, and some CSS-heavy pages use a similar unique identifier to cut down on bandwidth. This… Read More