Ruby on OS X, an event about building Mac apps with Ruby and Cocoa.
May 15 & 16, 2009 in Amsterdam.
Writers We’ve Lost,
a collection of obituaries for writers, editors and authors.
Such a great idea! We need this for different fields.
It’s Always a Bad Time For Poetry, by Kenneth Goldsmith. “In the
United States, it was lousy during the boom and promises to be lousy
during the bust. It was crappy to be a poet during the Bush years and
will most certainly remain crappy under Obama.”
Say it plain: that many have died for this day.
Sing the names of the dead who brought us here,
who laid the train tracks, raised the bridges,
picked the cotton and the lettuce, built
brick by brick the glittering edifices
they would then keep clean and work inside of.
— Elizabeth Alexander, Praise Song for the Day
a weblog focused on contemporary poetry and poetics.
The Book of Tea, by Kakuzo Okakura.
Fast incremental regular expression matching with monoids and fingertrees.
Cardiopulmonary Spatialization, “spaces themselves should act as
experiential platforms that provide a broader spectrum of
environmental qualities, so that we may better understand their
effects on our psychology – and ultimately, on our physiology.”
Cancer deaths in Mexico, is there a “Silliest Categories in
Wikipedia”-category? (Or “Categories which don’t include themselves?”.)
clicktoflash, a WebKit plug-in to prevent automatic loading of Adobe
The New Muxtape, a minimalist platform for bands to promote their
music and listeners to create mixes.
Inconspicuous vertical metrics, “if you delve into the minutiae of
font design, you soon discover that there are a slew of important
vertical metrics that aren’t much talked about.”
Micro Lightweight Unit Testing, pattern-matching does the job in Erlang.
(And tests for equality are 80% of assertions anyway.)
The 25-Line ActionScript Contest, What can you do in 25 lines of code?
Conway’s Game Of Life in APL, live coded.
Tracking an entire Windows sytem inside Git, awesome hack.
Elements of an EmotionML 1.0, WJW.
rohan drape, I always liked his very minimalist website, but only
today I found out how it is
A Proposal for a Christian Pornography