Computers

I have a mountain

For lack of a better word, it’s called a “game.” But it’s less than that. More like an animated painting. But more than that. “Mountain.” That’s the name. That’s all there is to it. It’s from David O’Reilly, if that name… Read More ›

When smart quotes aren’t

It’s a term that begs to be used: apostrophe catastrophe. And it has become so cliché that I won’t use it here. There are already dozens of articles and at least one blog titled “Apostrophe Catastrophe.” Most of the writers describe the misuse… Read More ›

The color purple

This particular shade of purple, #663399, is now officially designated rebeccapurple, making it one of only about 150 CSS web colors with a name. It was the favorite color of Rebecca Meyer, a little girl who died of brain cancer on her… Read More ›