A minimalist implementation of protocol buffers in C.
Inklings in August 2011
A high-speed jQuery templating language.
This is similar to A/B testing, but its aims and practice aren’t the same.
I want to learn this came so that I can get those bloody achievements in FO:NV. The in-game explanation didn’t click with me at all.
Dr. John N. Warfield, the great pioneer of integrative sciences, uses the term “Spreadthink” to describe the outcome of group dialogue infected with behavioral and cognitive constraints. This refers “to the demonstrated fact that when a group of individuals is working on a complex issue in a facilitated group activity, the views of the individual members of the group on the relative importance of problems and/or proposed action options will be literally ‘spread all over the map.’”
Tonnes and tonnes of generic icons.
An engine being developed for building Minecraftesque games.
I intend on doing something along these lines to solve some antipatterns we have at work when it comes to interacting with the central repositories.
A one-hour lecture by Alan Kay. Very much worth watching, but the formats its available in (Realplayer, Flash, bleh) are annoying.
I intend on reading the Bob Barton’s paper, “A New Approach to the Functional Design of Digital Computers”, later.
Interesting discussion of the correspondence between CPS and SSA, and what both can learn from the other.
This does makes good arguments in favour of rebasing, and proposes a good workflow (assuming your in favour of rebasing) but I still have my own niggling doubts about the practice.
A “public suffix” is one under which Internet users can directly register names. Some examples of public suffixes are
pvt.k12.wy.us. The Public Suffix List is a list of all known public suffixes.
I must admit, I don’t fully grasp Agda as a language, nor do I quite grasp dependent types, but it does seem interesting, and it seems as if it might be more straightforward conceptually when it clicks with me than Haskell’s type system was.
I want to patch this to fix some annoyances I have with its local vs remote delivery handling.
Python library for keyring management. Thinking of using it to build a small app for password management to replace the encrypted text file I’ve been using. Might be overkill though.