March 2012 | By David Higgins


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If there's one thing programmers were ever good for it was for utilizing text in new and unheard of ways. I come from the demoscene, and have witnessed countless times how prods use text in many different artful/creative ways other than just displaying a message. Wikipedia has an article on TextMode demos. You should give it a read: Since JavaScript is blowing up on the web at an ever faster pace, we now have this: And this: I'm sure there's more out there, but those two really rock. So my contribution was this: A while back, my humans.txt went slightly viral after a tweet by @divya. I never knew one tweet could bring so many hits in such a small amount of time, so well done Divya, and her technorati crew of followers who propelled me even further into this whole Web development thing. A star shape is not the only rendering available; there is also a cube and a ball to play with.