Bringin’ on the Heartbreak

As web applications stretch beyond borders they need to adopt strategies to work in multiple languages. Without the right tools or adequate knowledge of Unicode, a programmer will quickly descend into hysteria. The explanations in this post won’t leave you in euphoria, but, like the previous one, it should adrenalize your efforts to understand character …

OU[tf-]812

Music has a universal appeal uninhibited by language. A metal head in Istanbul, Tokyo, or Oslo instinctively knows the deep power chords of Black Sabbath — it takes maybe two beats to recognize a classic like “N.I.B.” or “Paranoid.” The same guitars that screamed the tapping mastery of Van Halen or led to the spandex …