An index of a few non-game-related projects of mine.


Plerd is an ultralight, Dropbox-friendly, Markdown-based blogging platform. I use it to run my personal blog.


Turbulence prediction for passenger flights over the continental United States.

The Wind Series

A collection of extremely task-specific utiliies of dubious use, each named after a wind. They are generally Unix command-line programs, and are free to use if you can make sense of them.

  • Alisio: Creates handsome image-and-text-based previews of blog posts for Twitter.
  • Bayamo: Braids local IRC chat streams together into a single text dump.
  • Bise: Uses various heuristics to estimate the regular readership (and not just the total visitor-count) of a given web-based publication.
  • Brickfielder: A seven-minute workout timer with various features and options. (Superceded by Sweat.)

A couple of Twitter bots

@EasternClock has only one tweet in its history at any given time, but it's always accurate to the minute regardless. @AcrosticPi builds a path through pi using other peoples' tweets.

An inch-long universal text encoder

A method of unparalleled efficiency and flexibility for encoding text.

Inform 7 Extension Search

Inform 7 Extension Search provides a searchable alternative interface to the list of all known extensions to Inform 7, a language for creating parser-driven interactive fiction games.


A proposed XML-based markup language for online comics. I no longer develop or maintain this; I keep these documents here for archival purposes.

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