khuxkm's blog

The Worst Chess Game Ever Devised And Played - published 2020-06-19

Have you ever had an idea that seemed really interesting in theory, but in practice was easily solved and barely notable at all? This is the story of how I devised what is easily the worst possible...

Sonic Forces me to look into War Crimes laws - published 2020-05-27

The title says it all. Read my annotated chat log of a 1 hour long discussion of war crimes in Sonic Forces.

The 1024 Club Part 3 - Why Are Web Servers So Damn Difficult? - published 2020-05-04

This is part 3 of a series on design decisions I've made in my proposal for how The 1024 Club should work.

The 1024 Club Part 2 - Why Are Signatures So Damn Difficult? - published 2020-05-04

This is part 2 of a series on design decisions I've made in my proposal for how The 1024 Club should work.

The 1024 Club Part 1 - Why Are Key Pairs So Damn Difficult? - published 2020-05-04

This is part 1 of a series on design decisions I've made in my proposal for how The 1024 Club should work.

Organizing A Mind - or, how I use a Trello board to keep track of my fanfictions - published 2020-05-03

I use a Trello board to keep track of my fanfiction writing. Here's a simple overview of how I do it.

Matching Bluff - a card game I came up with to keep the covid blues away - published 2020-04-20

If there is one thing you should know about me, it's that I love playing cards and using them for card games. I love to play Blackjack by myself, even though it's not as fun when you're the dealer...

.person TLD - or, giving every person a domain - published 2020-04-20

This started as a discussion in tilde.chat's #meta about giving every person a free (tax-supported) domain. Here are the finer points of the discussion.

Analyzing Sonic Fanfiction Pairing Tropes - Shadamy (Shadow X Amy) - published 2020-03-30

This is a new series where I talk about tropes in pairing fanfictions. In this article I write about "Shadamy" (Shadow x Amy) in the Sonic series, and how most of the stories get Shadow and Amy together in the same boring 3-part setup.

10K A Day From 2589 BC To Today, or why Public Citizen was dead wrong - published 2020-02-22

The following was originally a comment on a Reddit post asking about a Public Citizen tweet. The tweet, and question, are replicated below.