Few things make me happier when something can be simple and impressive at the same time.
I’m a programmer, and I enjoy programming, but I also want to make cool stuff. You’d think that these go hand in hand, but oddly enough, they don’t really work together, at least not right away. A program that is cool while you’re making it is usually cool on the inside, maybe because it involves some neat tricks or something you haven’t done before. For something to be cool on the outside takes a concept, which has to be evolved independently (mostly) from the internals. For example, Sugar Cubes is cool and involves some sort of physics, but it’s not because it involves physics that it’s cool.
Posted on 2008-11-21 at 23:41. trackback