Down yesterday

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Our DNS provider was under a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack yesterday. Skritter was inaccessible. I hope the inconvenience was small. I doubt it will happen again; our provider is normally great, and it’s not their …

Your Very Own List and More

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Just made a few changes to the item list in the Vocabulary tab. The left most column now has links to pages giving you various information about that particular character or word, and when you …

Peep pit

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The three of us raised an important issue today at lunch, and it is this: if you had a pit full of marshmallow Peeps, and it was infinitely deep, how would scientists determine its infinitude? …

Sorry for Kirbies

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Several bugs made it through today; apologies if you witnessed them. For brief periods, characters weren’t loading; for the length of the movie Logan’s Run, tone recognition was whack, with what I thought were impossible-to-occur …

Large kraken pancake

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I’ve started a user’s guide to explain what the buttons do and such, until our demo video can show their tiny glories. Check it out, and please let us know how easy it was for …

Fixes, Choosing What To Learn

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Fixed a few things today. Nick got the demo to work once again, and also removed the red strokes so they shouldn’t cause confusion anymore. Also, the lists you choose now determine what characters you …

Testing at Western Reserve Academy

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We spent several hours yesterday beta testing at Western Reserve Academy, courtesy of Ms. Kathryn Mueller, Chen Laoshi, and the Burton D. Morgan Foundation. The students that used Skritter liked it, but had a whole …

Ludicrous Speed

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We made some significant improvements to the speed of the app today. First we fixed the program so that it no longer slows down over time. Before it would always slow down gradually, especially on …