Standalone web applications using OCaml + Ocsigen, benchmarked against
Rails, eigenclass.org is back!
Text Editor Saving Routines, Eclipse just writes ahead? How silly is that?
History of the internet is an animated documentary explaining the inventions from time-sharing to file-sharing, from arpanet to internet.
Birds and Frogs (PDF), Einstein lecture by Freeman Dyson.
Some mathematicians are birds, others are frogs. Birds fly high in the
air and survey broad vistas of mathematics out to the far
horizon. They delight in concepts that unify our thinking and bring
together diverse problems from different parts of the landscape. Frogs
live in the mud below and see only the flowers that grow nearby. They
delight in the details of particular objects, and they solve problems
one at a time.
Dr. OMeta, Alessandro Warth filed his Ph.D. dissertation,
“Experimenting with Programming Languages”!
Potion is an object- and mixin-oriented (traits) language by Why The
SAILDART, “Stanford Artificial Intelligence Laboratory Dump And
Restore Technique”. This is an index of over one million SAIL file
names and DART attributes. The content of some of the files is
available here. Contains lots of LISP tapes.
Writing in the Age of Distraction, by Cory Doctorow. “The
programmers who wrote your word processor type all day long, every
day, and they have the power to buy or acquire any tool they can
imagine for entering text into a computer. They don’t write their
software with Word.”
Ask mb: What the TK?, “Confused by wacky mag-world jargon? From the
lede to the kicker, with a nut graf in between, here’s mb’s handy
1859 Western Union “92 Code”
Better CSS Font Stacks, great reference.
Will barcodes cease to exist?