综合技术 2017-11-29

ais523 Interview (2017)

The creator ofUnderloadand dozens of other languages,ais523 has endless curiosity in his attempt to find the “essence of programming.” I first interviewed ……
综合技术 2017-11-09

Portrait of a Web Server

The Wrong is a sprawling, multi-month-long online exhibition of digital works. It’s so packed with material that it’s often easy to miss the most inter……
综合编程 2017-07-26

Google Translate Poetry

Google Translate mistranslations have long been a source of humor and basis for generative poetry. A common strategy was to translate from one language……
综合编程 2017-06-20

Singing Code

Work that strattles the messiness of natural language and the rigor of code, carrying across qualities of both, is perhaps the dominant theme of this blog, ev……
综合编程 2017-02-27

Interview with Martin Kleppe

Martin Kleppe is best known as the creator of JSFuck, an esoteric coding style of JavaScript, allowing one to write fully functional JS with just six pu……
综合编程 2017-01-04

Exercises in Programming Style

I’ve used the experimental writing of Oulipo quite a lot here to talk about esolangs; Oulipean systems produce literary pieces through sets of constrain……
综合编程 2016-11-05

CALESYTA 2016

Breaking recent radio silence here to announce CALESYTA 2016 (a worthy acronym for “Concurso Argentino de Lenguajes Esotéricos y Tarpits”), a new……
综合编程 2016-05-04

Some #thoughts on #esolangs

#esolangs began as a hacker folk art. Some of the best works might never make sense to people who don’t code, and that’s okay — Daniel Temkin (@rot……
综合编程 2016-03-29

SXSW and upcoming workshop

from Andrew Hoyer’s Entropy.js I had the great pleasure of presenting on my esolang work at SXSW, as part of the fantastic panel “Hacking Language” in……
综合编程 2016-02-11

Oou: The Insane Language

Oou was a language experiment created in 2003 by the amazing Sonja Lang, best known for her Toki Pona language. Oou is unfinished and has more-or-less ……
综合编程 2016-02-04

The Restrained Voice of Code

Thurs and Friday at noon, I’ll be presenting a poster session at the College Art Association in DC. I’ll be focusing on qualities of writing that are n……
综合编程 2015-12-14

Interview with Alex McLean

» There’s a note on Wikipedia that algorave “is said to have originated in 2011, after two live coders (Nick Collins and Alex McLean) tuned into a……
综合编程 2015-11-24

The Less Humble Programmer

In his classic paper “ The Humble Programmer” (1972), Edsgar W. Dijksta called for putting aside personal style and overt cleverness in the interest of……
综合编程 2015-10-27

Mimic

Mimic is a brilliant tool for injecting mayhem into code. It has a simple strategy, swapping existing characters with homoglyphs – other characters tha……
综合编程 2015-09-02

IBNIZ

IBNIZ looks even less like a programming language than what is usually posted here. It is both a language and a demoscene platform, designed for the creation ……
综合编程 2015-08-04

Esolangs in the Media

Two great introductory pieces on esoteric languages popped up in the press the last few days: VICE MOTHERBOARD : Know Your Language: Brainfucked by Brainfuc……