In Memory: Seymour Papert (1928–2016)
The fundamental fact about learning: Anything is easy if you can assimilate it to your collection of models. If you can’t, anything can be painfully difficult.
— Seymour Papert, Mindstorms (1980)
James Noble: Notes on Post-Post-Modern-Modern Programming,
video of the Curry On! talk. Recommended.
random: replace non-blocking pool with a Chacha20-based CRNG,
to land in Linux 4.8.
INT02-C: Understand integer conversion rules in C. Tricky.
html2text is a Python script that converts a page of HTML into
clean, easy-to-read plain ASCII text. Originally by Aaron Swartz.
PythonTeX provides fast, user-friendly access to Python from within
LaTeX. It allows Python code entered within a LaTeX document to be
executed, and the results to be included within the original document.
Also supports many other languages.
duo2c, a LLVM-based Oberon 2 compiler.
Brachylog is a declarative logic programming language much like
Prolog. Brachylog is designed to be much terser than Prolog, while
retaining some readability.
The Inner JSON Effect at thedailywtf.com. Made my day.