Statues of Piranesi

    Dec 19, 2021

    After finishing Piranesi, my thoughts and attention have been captured by the influences of its setting. In particular, the marble statues that fill Piranesi’s residence, the House. The classical...

    Revisiting ReScript

    Dec 11, 2021

    When I first started looking at ReScript two years ago it was a project under another name: Reason. Derived from OCaml, Reason promised type safe code and powerful functional primitives without...

    What happened to proper tail calls in JavaScript?

    Mar 27, 2021

    Proper tail calls (PTC) is a programming language feature that enables memory-efficient recursive algorithms. I'm not going to belabor the details of proper tail calls or how it pertains to...

    Game design is immaterial

    Mar 20, 2021 gamedev

    Reading Elements of Game Design planted a splinter in my brain that I cannot stop fiddling with. On page 8, when discussing the game designer's role, Designer's intentions are immaterial, save for...

    Creative-consumptive entertainment

    Mar 17, 2021

    Since discovering a discussion on Hacker News about the perils of consumptive entertainment, I doubt my self-worth every time I sit down to play a video game. I could be doing something productive....

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