The Methodology of Mathematics, by Ronald Brown and Timothy Porter.
“The aim of the talk, and the reason for discussing these topics, was
to give students an understanding and a sense of pride in the aims and
achievements of their subject, and so help them explain these aims and
achievements to their friends and relatives.”
Alex Stepanov’s papers, class notes, and source code, covering
generic programming and other topics. A gold mine.
Type-safe pattern combinators (PDF), by Morten Rhiger. Very nice!
Pyke introduces a form of Logic Programming (inspired by Prolog) to
the Python community by providing a knowledge-based inference engine
(expert system) written in 100% Python.
That He Not Busy Being Born Is Busy Dying, by John Gruber.
Algebra is the offer made by the devil to the mathematician. The devil says: ‘I will give you this powerful machine, it will answer any question you like. All you need to do is give me your soul: give up geometry and you will have this marvellous machine.’
— Michael Atiyah
Bible Illuminated is a modern setting of the Good News Translation
of the New Testament which pairs the almost two thousand-year-old text
with striking, often provocative, contemporary photographs. This
286-page glossy oversized magazine style Bible is now available online
for only $35.
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