I’ve always enjoyed a nice graphical diff, like WinDiff, WinMerge, or KDiff3 — something that shows how a document has changed since some previous incarnation. Ben Fry, father of Processing, has taken this idea to an extreme with Darwin’s Origin of Species by showing how Darwin’s book changed with each revision, graphically depicting the variations in the document by chapter with each revision. » Read more: the preservation of favoured traces | ben fry
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- Wordnik Word of the DayMorosoph
A philosophical or learned fool.
Example usage: I swear to you, by the prickling brambly thorn of St. Fiacre in Brie, that our unique morosoph, whom I formerly termed the lunatic Triboulet, referreth me, for attaining to the final resolution of my scruple, to the response-giving bottle.