Tilman’s Stream

Dan Klammer did a lot of research, which fonts are common on all the modern operation systems, and came up with modernfontstacks.com*. Incredibly useful resource for web design. The little info icons lead to explanations and visualisations of each typeface class. This is even more interesting, although it also reveals that the available fonts on the individual OSs are much more different than one would hope.

It’s verified that Meta has plans on building a social network based on ActivityPub. Here is an overview of what smart people say about this: fediversereport.com/meta-plans-on-joining-the-fediverse-the-responses/ *Very interesting read. I guess „ActivityPub“ climbs to be the buzz word of 2023.


What you are looking at is my personal website, which I keep going since 1999, over many iterations. It was portfolio, then a blog, then a one pager, but always my personal playground on the web. And just this moment I flipped another switch! Now it is driven by a new social microblogging engine Max and I are working on right now. That software is so new, it does not have a proper name yet. Let’s see where this is going …

Twitter is closing its APIs on Feb 9

Folks, this is a good time to download your data from Twitter: twitter.com/settings/download_your_data *I just requested my ZIP. It feels like I will download the last 16 years of my life.
Also, these are the last days you can use services like twitodon.com* or www.movetodon.org* to find your twitter friends on Mastodon.

Patrick Heng (patrickheng.com*) created a very beautiful website for Jantana Hennard: jant.fr* The swirls and bends of the backgrounds and the divider lines are a lot of fun, without getting in your way. But even in static screenshots the layout and the typography is quietly wonderful.


Designer, teacher, researcher, in that order. Hi!