The Best Wordle Starter Words

What are the best words to use as starting guesses when playing Josh Wardle's popular game Wordle? I've crunched the numbers.


xkcd creator Randall Munroe just blogged about having solved the game Ghost. I'm stunned. I've been playing this game with friends since the '80s (it was the only thing that kept me sane

Farewell to the Floppy

Farewell, then, to the humble floppy disk - the storage medium of choice throughout my formative years. It seems such a primitive thing now, but in the early days of my computing adventures

ProgressQuest - an RPG for the Time-Starved

As a teenager I loved playing D&D and Warhammer - but to be honest the whole roleplaying and monster-slaying shenanigans came secondary to the sheer arithmetical pleasure of tracking a character's progress

Christmas Presents 2005

Was Santa good to you this year?  Here's what was waiting for me on Sunday morning: * Colin Prior calendar 2005 * The Cardigans - Super Extra Gravity * iPod car charger * Griffin iTrip * Trivial Pursuit