Averia is a new font composed by taking the average of every font on some guy’s computer. It’s weirdly pleasing, but also looks very versatile (see it on the right with very different personalities).
It might be interesting to try this same experiment with subsets, like fixed width programming fonts or script fonts.
Results showed that while Quorum users were afforded signiﬁcantly greater accuracy compared to those using Perl and Randomo, Perl users were unable to write programs more accurately than those using a language designed by chance.
An Empirical Comparison of the Accuracy Rates of Novices using the Quorum, Perl, and Randomo Programming Languages
This is a technique fish thought up for improving the performance of unsigned integer division by certain “uncooperative” constants. It does not seem to appear in the literature, nor is it implemented in gcc, llvm, or icc, so fish is optimistic that it is original.
Labor of Division (Episode III): Faster Unsigned Division by Constants