Alchemy Journal

Issues of the Alchemy Journal published between 2000 and 2007 by the International Alchemy Guild, encompassing the 27 issues from Volume 1 Number 1 to Volume 8 Number 3, are archived below.

Alchemy Journal

TSP Art

The traveling salesman problem (TSP) is an old and well-studied problem in computer science. Given a collection of cities on a map, a salesman must make a tour of the cities, visiting each once, and…

TSP Art

Wheels On Luggage

I find it a very useful approach to design to imagine that I am making the past for some future, rather than the future itself. Artefacts that reflect ideas and inspiration but are things that…

Wheels On Luggage

Infusion Profusion

Put room-temperature booze into the cream whipper. Add herbs, seeds, whatever. Close the whipper and charge it with nitrous oxide (N2O –the regular whipped cream chargers). Swirl gently 30 seconds…

Infusion Profusion

cryp.sr faq

cryp.sr is an experimental minimal host-proof cryptographic list manager. It has no authentication, uses no cookies, no email is required for registration, and your password never leaves your…

cryp.sr faq

shardcore » the truth

A cursory glance at these gossip sites reveals that the tone and structure of the language used is quite different to more traditional approaches to reportage. This experiment attempts to capture the…

shardcore » the truth

Uncorporate Identity

States draw their legitimacy from symbols. Crowns, currency, flags, passports, mythology, monuments, skylines, cultural output – these symbols constitute a state’s power, its brand identity. And the…

Uncorporate Identity