Software Tools in Pascal, by Brian W. Kernighan and P. J. Plauger.
“This tape or disk contains all of the programs from Software Tools in
Pascal, plus the documentation.”
How to quickly determine the day of the week for a particular date,
in your head!
erasing, the tumblr.
Probabilistic programming in POSIX C and OCaml: shift vs fork, by
Suffering jukebox such a sad machine
you’re filled up with what other people need
and they never seem to turn you up loud
there are a lot of chatterboxes in this crowd.
— Silver Jews, Suffering Jukebox*
Axiom of Choice as a black-box cursor-like Set API, ha! I had
exactly the same intuition!
An Exercise in Species Barcoding, by Peter Norvig.
Whoosh is a fast, featureful full-text indexing and searching
library implemented in pure Python.
Delphi gets closures, WJW.
The myth of the concentration oasis