I lasted two days before getting sidetracked into adding my "write maths, see maths" code to the mediawiki editor so I can see how my LaTeX will be rendered before pressing "Preview".

(I don't like pressing Preview)

I've made a game where you're shown a random unicode character and have to guess its name.


I used Elm on Glitch to make it.

I've updated my maker to prompt for image descriptions, and to show you suggested alt text for the final image.
Suggestions for a better format for the alt text are welcome!

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I've made a tool for making "Which One Doesn't Belong?" pictures.

You can put text or pictures in each square, and change the colours of the background and text.


Mathematicians: the first step in solving a problem is to write your problem out in the simplest terms you can.

Also mathematicians:

You, a tech startup with millions in angel finance: made an app to turn handwritten maths into TeX.

Me, just the worst kind of smart alec: convinced a pen to turn TeX into handwritten maths

That's better: now the symbols don't look like the ghosts of overfull hboxes

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Today I have had a lovely time writing a Numbas extension for graph theory.

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A few days into fiddling, this is the first thing that has really made me go wow!

Excuse me for reading the first paragraph and assuming the investment in the north would be on the same order of magnitude as the one in the south

This is simultaneously objectively rubbish and subjectively lovely.
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My 3-year-old would like to know what winter looks like around the world. Could you reply with a photo of what it looks like near you at the moment?

Here's what it looks like near us, in North-East England.

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