links for 2008-03-09

  • Recently I’ve come across this fascinating version of chess. I’ve had an opportunity to play it and lost. Apparently I need more practice, but the concept itself is beautiful!
  • Today, the founder of Dungeons & Dragons passed away at the age of sixty-nine years. Among my friends and coworkers who game, we paused and observed one full round of silence (15′ radius) in respect and each took a try at a roll on a standard 3d6 (in orde
  • I couldn’t ask for a more perfect example of this dirty little human factors secret: perceived performance is more important than actual performance. Fancy copy algorithms won’t necessarily help you build a fast progress bar. But understanding how your us
  • For years now, enlightened designers who have embraced CSS layout have had to bend over backwards to produce complex designs that would have been trivial to produce using the HTML table-based layout techniques of the past.
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