Hacks: April 2017

“Well, shit, that month didn’t go so well, did it?” That was the first thing that went through my head when I started this draft and started thinking about what tinkering I’d done in April. Of course, I wasn’t really thinking about the fact that it was April 18th when I started the draft and that I had almost two full weeks left in the month. Here’s what I got after in April:

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Hacks: December 2016

December was another month of reduced tinkering. This is probably because the new job was keeping me really busy, and that was compounded by the holidays. So what’s been shaking? Hmmm. Not much, I guess.

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Bringing Back the Fontosaurus Site

Since I got the new Macbook Pro last summer, I’ve been working in dribs and drabs on a new font. It’s a handwriting one, based on my increasingly-complex meta-cursive. Call it Danwriting 2.0. Whatever the case, for awhile I’ve struggled with what to do with it when complete. (It’s a huge OpenType font with thousands of glyphs, lots of ligatures and alternate characters.)

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Hacks: November 2016

November’s tinkering was reduced by life and holiday stuff — new job, Sam’s birthday, the start of the holidays, a death in the family, and so on. It’s been a rough month. I did manage to escape here and there to accomplish a few things, however, and that was good for my mental health.

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Hacks: October 2016

Another month of tinkering is behind me. I’ve been plugging away at stuff and here’s what I’ve got — more code, more bike stuff, developments on the 3D printing front, and so forth.

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