Archive for October, 2006

Dvorak Tract

Friday, October 13th, 2006

Free the keys! The Dvorak Zine is a handy introduction to the One True Keyboard Layout. Your wrists will thank you…


Thursday, October 12th, 2006

I feel like I should provide content. Here’s a cool video game preview from YouTube:

Spore is a Sim Everything game—from amoeba to galactic conquest to fanfic. Read more about it from the NYT.


Wednesday, October 11th, 2006

The Sudoku Variant of the Day is Hanidoku, which I discovered at Michael Mepham’s Daily Sudoku site. Hanidoku uses a hex-based board instead of a grid. As a longtime sudoku variant addict, I thought I’d start with the Moderate example, but it turned out to be pretty hard for a beginner.

There’s a whole site devoted to Hanidoku already with a daily HaniDoku, hints, and free Hanidoku software. You can also find some quick hints in this discussion thread.

The Blog is Back

Wednesday, October 11th, 2006

I can’t resist blogging about weird new sudoku variants and the perpetual accident that is the T, so the blog is back. The website is also back at the domain, although some links may be broken.

More news to follow at a more decent hour.