Monthly Archives: May 2014

When rocks were young

Many “old iron” stories here. Back in the day, *real* computers blew up, shot out sparks and spewed smoke, and could be fixed with a good whack in the right spot. Not like today, when you can shut down entire … Continue reading

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Haskell is useless

A fun little¬†video of Simon Peyton Jones on useful -vs- useless languages, and trends in language design.  

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Missed opportunity

A little while ago, I finally got The Call. “Hello?” I heard a gabble of voices on the other end, obviously a boiler room call. “Sir? Mumble garble findows bhmflg wugga woop.” “Excuse me? I can hardly hear you with … Continue reading

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Working on The Witness

Casey’s Blog is a great read (also, I’m really looking forward to The Witness). He basically nails the state of the Windows input APIs (and a lot of other ones)¬†here. I don’t want to publically skewer anyone, but let’s just … Continue reading

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