Deciphering Youjo Senki – part 2: numerals

The Youjo Senki universe has at least 2 numeral systems, one "Roman" system where 10 is represented by "X" (though their "X" is different from the X in their alphabet)…

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Deciphering Youjo Senki – part 1: text

I love the attention to detail that went into this 12 episode series, where they invented a full alphabet with capitals and minuscules, in calligraphic, print and cursive form and…

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Youjo Senki first impressions

Youjo Senki was a 12 episode anime series by Studio NUT that aired in 2017, based on the light novel series by Carlo Zen. I consider it the most notable…

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Tumblr turns Nazi

In December 2018 Tumblr started banning "adult content" and "female-presenting nipples", using bots to automatically flag earlier posts and make them invisible. This erases a good chunk of internet history…

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Doweling by eyeball

How I doweled my cabinet door parts together on sight for lack of a doweling kit: 1: clamp your wood exactly parallel to the edge of your work surface: 2.…

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Originality

I visited the Kröller-Müller Museum, which has the second-largest collection of Van Gogh paintings. There was a very interesting expo showing Van Gogh's work next to that of artists that…

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Tour de Geuze, 2015

I joined a tour of Lambic and Geuze breweries. Unfortunately the weather was quite bad, and breweries tend to be dark, but here are some pictures I took. One of…

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Hajime! online edition

Hajime! was a paper journal I self-published from 1997 to 2000. Because most of the content was written by myself, it was placed on hiatus when I started to devote…

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Schooldays’ publications

Some academic papers and other text from my school days... Caching mechanisms can be used to prevent redundant operations during repeated execution of an automated measurement. Dataflow information, as available…

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