"... an experimental typeface that is carved into the bark of a tree. As the tree grows, it deforms the letters and outputs new design variations, that are captured annually"
"[a] dictionary and graphical data for over 9000 of the most common simplified and traditional Chinese characters. Among other things, this data includes stroke-order vector graphics for all these characters." (via gábor ugray's !!con 2020 talk)
"Even the fancier controllers of Valve’s Index kits don’t let you separate your fingers to produce the Ws or Vs necessary for some words. [...] It’s a lovely avenue of human connection, but I can also imagine linguists frothing over VR sign language. There’s a great example in Syrmor’s video where a currently learning interpreter called Quentin explains that because the W restriction means they can’t use the normal word for ‘world’, they instead mimic the appearance of a portal opening up in VR. They’ve also got different ways of signing words depending on your gear, which is both fascinating and mildly concerning." that must feel weird
"A simple resource for finding and trying variable fonts"
"Create a unique bitfont from a vast space of glyphs generated by a neural network." yacht/counterpoint
Joel Simon on Twitter: "New work in my Dimension of Dialogue series :) Two neural nets learn to communicate through their own emergent visual language. The resulting alphabet is a product of their adversarial and cooperative relationship. Here set in clay
"Two neural nets learn to communicate through their own emergent visual language."
gpt-2 on svg for generated emoji and letterforms