Creative technologist, coder & librarian.

 

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Interactive fiction frameworks & constructivist learning

One of the great things about Interactive Fiction frameworks like Twine and Undum is that their application extends far beyond creating linear text-based games (and the skies the limit, as even a cursory a glance at the TwineThreads Twitter feed shows). It's no secret that…

Notes and shiny new things from Mozfest 2014

The thing about Mozfest that stays with you after all the smoke has cleared is the sheer scale of the thing. Despite attending what felt like a respectable amount of sessions (summarised on the artefacto blog), I still didn't manage to make it to a…

An introduction to keyframe CSS3 animations

Part of the CSS3 specification that I've found myself using more and more are keyframe animations. If you haven't used them before, this is a bit of an overview to how keyframes are structured. There are a couple of different aspects to the keyframe. First,…

The long S of ebook editing

At artefacto, we do quite a few projects with open access and public domain texts. Many of these publications have been converted to digital formats using automated processes and this can result in some ..interesting interpretations of the text. For example, The Internet Archive uses…

Publishing ebooks on a WordPress site

For the recently launched 'Ribbon Factory Library Wall' project it came to publishing the ebooks we were using a WordPress site for the project, which doesn't support epub files out of the box. This was relatively straightforward to work around but just something to be…