Archive for October, 2011

October 17th, 2011

Hexy Digits

Mostly for my own entertainment I’ve come up with an alternative set of numeric digits. Instead of using base 10 (decimal—one’s place, ten’s place, hundred’s place, etc.) I chose base 16 (hexadecimal—one’s place, sixteen’s place, two-hundred-fifty-six’s place, etc.). Hexadecimal works out well because I used four base symbols to represent 1, 2, 4, and 8. […]

October 3rd, 2011

Weekend Art Project

This weekend I was playing a game (3D Reversi Deluxe) where the computer players have portrait illustrations associated with them, and my eight year old daughter said that I needed a portrait too. I got to work on that, and ended up with two versions… the one I like (the smaller version is boring, so […]