Recently, I inherited a copy of The C Programming Language, aka “K&R”. I was borrowing it, and today I tried to give it back, but the book’s former owner didn’t want it back. 372 more words
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Lately I’ve been distro hopping. Between projects and lacking inspiration, I’ve been in search of a new DE and a new text editor. I’ve come to realize that I don’t have the patience to deal with XMonad and friends, and of the mainstream DE’s, I like Gnome 3 the best. 299 more words
In Haskell mythology, laziness is one of the Sirens: you can’t but be lured in by its raciness in the heat of learning Haskell; you are then inevitably wrecked by it as your imperative sensibilites take hold; and a year or so later you sit down to describe your adventure in a Homerian epic. 748 more words
It’s that (too frequent) time again … when I anxiously (and full of fickleness) wonder what language to increase familiarity with.
The last year, I learnt quite a bit of common lisp, or atleast enough to write a lot of exploratory code in, working with libraries, timing, profiling, improving, and so on. 121 more words