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10 Puzzle Websites to Sharpen Your Programming Skills By Ben Dowling Solving programming puzzles is a fun way to develop your logical and problem solving abilities. Also, when you’re familiarizing yourself with a new programming language, solving puzzles for that language can help speed up the learning process. Here are the top 10 popular programming puzzle sites that will help test your thinking and improve your programming, problem solving, and logical thinking skills. 1. Programming Praxis Two Sexy Geeks - Tech, Gadget and Geek News - StumbleUpon Email If you have ever wanted to carry out the ultimate practical joke using someone’s computer as your tool then this guide on how to troll a persons computer is something that you must read. For more hints, tips, news and all things technology and geek related please follow us on Facebook or Twitter or subscribe to our feed. [via - neatoroma] Be Sociable, Share!
Arkitypo Is A 3D Printed Alphabet Of Historical Typefaces Ariktypo exhibition slideshow from johnson banks on Vimeo. 3D Printing seems to be constantly in the news lately, with The Pirate Bay recently launching its “Physibles” section dedicated to open-sourcing designs for 3D objects and the world’s first 3D printed jaw being surgically implanted as a replacement jaw for an 83-year-old lady this weekend. Elsewhere in the world of 3D prototyping, johnson banks and Ravensbourne art college have produced—another world first?—an alphabet of 3D type. Arkitypo creates 3D sculptures which explore 26 different alphabets, with each letter representing a typeface that begins with that letter.