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also, i have been thinking about what moogle said days ago - having a "thing" with ones SN; an identity, or a trait of expressive character that others know said SN by... i dont know why, but i genuinely enjoy typing like a snobby old man who doesnt believe in contractions. for now, im going to stop because it got tiring as a motherfucker. still going to do the "&" thing (even though its another "thing") - i still enjoy that. this was a clarification of my really cool story - a metamorphosis, if you will. i didnt want anyone to be profoundly confused afterward... not that any of you care/it actually matters





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March 20, 2012


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David Higgins



Dublin, Ireland


Launch Experiment Slow? Not Working? Try it in Google Chrome.

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If there's one thing programmers were ever good for it was for utilizing text in new and unheard of ways. I come from the demoscene, and have witnessed countless times how prods use text in many different artful/creative ways other than just displaying a message.


Wikipedia has an article on TextMode demos. You should give it a read:




Since JavaScript is blowing up on the web at an ever faster pace, we now have this:




And this:



I'm sure there's more out there, but those two really rock.


So my contribution was this:




A while back, my humans.txt went slightly viral after a tweet by @divya. I never knew one tweet could bring so many hits in such a small amount of time, so well done Divya, and her technorati crew of followers who propelled me even further into this whole Web development thing.


A star shape is not the only rendering available; there is also a cube, a triangle, and a ball to play with. You can also watch a Youtube video if you want to see how it should look in a modern browser; or you can download the sourcecode here, from Github:



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