A hacker’s guide to bending the universe
If you’re going to conquer the world, you can’t let a broken CRT monitor stand in your way
What I learned about languages just by looking at a Turkish typewriter
There might not be a dozen of typewriters laying around you, but every computer you use is a virtual typewriter museum and a travel agent at once.
In the footsteps of Robert Moses
Roadtripping across the bridges, highways, and parks of America’s most controversial urban planner
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Charles Babbage’s mouse pointer
A tour of those early user interfaces one never hears about, from Charles Babbage’s 19th-century Difference Engine, to an ancient PC with an attached mouse and no idea what to do with it.
The curious life and the prolonged death of IBM AN/FSQ-7
An Ignite talk about the most intense computer you’ve never heard of
The secrets of Google
A fun game show that talks about the original Pac-Man and its Google reincarnation
Google I/O, 2011
My speaking history…
I edited, translated, and subtitled the 1980s Polish TV show.
One hundred and thirty-seven seconds
I translated Stanisław Lem’s sci-fi story from Polish into English.
I worked on this urban design tool during my Code for America fellowship.
The rectangle behind you
A series of articles on slides as software and exercises in creativity
Type in your hand
A subjective guide through fascinating places in California where you can experience typography without pixels
Seesaws for giants
Chasing Chicago’s movable bridges
Artificial, pt. 3
The geometric allure of San Francisco’s Embarcadero Center
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A convenient web tool to add browser chrome to your screenshots
Twitter export image fill
A tool to back up all the images in your tweets locally
All the typographic spaces you can copy and paste!