This content was imported from gomi no sensei, a project I briefly did during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic. Instead of maintaining yet another WordPress install, I’ve decided to shove this content into the everything bucket that is my long running personal blog. 🥴
Let’s kick the day off on a chill note. This Soundcloud playlist from Epidemic Sound has damn near 200 songs worth of lofi hip hop vibes to get you through your day.
I don’t know about you, but I’ll use whatever I can to get through my day at this point.
Forty-one of the 50 state pages we surveyed contained low-contrast text, which can be challenging for users with low vision, including seniors, who are at higher risk in the outbreak.
Navigation was another challenge for users with visual disabilities. Thirty-one of the 50 state pages contained empty links or buttons, which means a screen reader will not be able to tell the user what the button does or where the link is supposed to go.
Of course most of these sites are lousy on accessibility. People with disabilities tend to be an afterthought all over the web.
Why press Y to honk when you can press a big honking button instead?
This is more than “just a button” though — it’s a hackable, one-button sampler that runs CircuitPython.
Too bad there’s a yeast shortage, because I could really stand to get trip balls on some dough rn. 🍞
Keep a gopher network alive in a post-apocalyptic wasteland – your community will thank you for it.
An effective visualization of how a pandemic can spread through a community, masquerading as a game. 🦠🕹
I find it interesting that the game uses the decisions of 19 previous players to inject a little entropy into your decisions. Because, in situations like these, you’ve always gotta worry about what the other assholes in your town are doing… 🙄
I know what some of y’all are saying… “$350 for a typeface for my terminal?! Are you high?”
I mean, a little. 😬 Don’t worry though — there’s also a more modest $70 version for the junior ballers in the crowd.
Hoo boy. 🥱 Let’s call it a day, shall we?
Hope to see all you nice people back around here soon!
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