US Presidential Elections are Broken

 2016.11.09 -  Nat Tuck

The US just held a presidential election, and somehow Donald Trump got elected. This didn’t happen because Trump was the best person for the job. It didn’t even happen because a majority of Americans prefer Donald Trump to the other contenders. Not only did Donald Trump get less total votes than Hillary Clinton, in the general election, but the majority of Republicans showed that they would have preferred someone else in the Republican primary.

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Web Design: Fonts work now

 2013.11.05 -  Nat Tuck

It looks like web fonts now work just like they were supposed to a decade ago. Further, there’s a good supply of both open source and royalty-free fonts in existance. This is awesome - text-in-an-image is no longer nessisary. Sources of usable fonts: http://www.google.com/fonts/ http://www.fontsquirrel.com/

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Autotools Video Tutorial

 2013.05.19 -  Nat Tuck

I finally found a reasonable introduction to GNU autotools, in the form of a screencast on Youtube   . This is the standard way C/C++ code gets built, and it’s got to be less evil than CMake…

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