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The Purpose of EMACS

The purpose of EMACS is to provide an environment for the unlimited expression of your creativity in which you can revel in the definition of as many boundaries as you wish, and then exceed them, repeatedly.

For Sale: Symbolics MacIvory

Are you the only kid who learned about artificial intelligence in the 80s from the film WarGames? Probably not. Would you like to play a game, though? You still can. Pick up a piece of history here. Very very cool. Consciousness expanding when you realize that this dev tech was around in the 80s, long […]

Who ever got fired for compiling code?

Q. How do you fix a memory corruption in S-PLUS? A. Use R. The IBM AS/400 is an application-platform consisting of custom hardware, an operating system, and database. It is a quite interesting system giving you literally everything that you need to develop a custom computing environment for a company immediately “out of the box”. […]

Whitespace

Most modern programming languages do not consider white space characters (spaces, tabs and newlines) syntax, ignoring them, as if they weren’t there. We consider this to be a gross injustice to these perfectly friendly members of the character set. Should they be ignored, just because they are invisible? Whitespace is a language that seeks to […]

Phosphor Green Color Scheme

With nostalgia apparently in full-effect tonight, here is another post with the retro-green-color-scheme for our enjoyment:

An Odd Honda Hat

Searching for a Honda Racing ball-cap has been unusually difficult with most vendors happy to take orders but none able to fulfill them. Narrowed it down to 4 caps and in the end only 1 of them was ship-able. This Fox Racing “FlexFit” (brand) is only available in S/M or L/XL. The hat is quite […]

Quasicrystals

Pretty animations of a quasicrystal here.

Portland / OSCON 2013

Rush 2013 Clockwork Angels Tour

It felt good to have Rush share with us their artistic contribution “Clockwork Angels”. They are not living in the past, and how could they, nobody would keep showing up just to hear Tom Sawyer would they? That said, it was great to hear the 2112 Overture performed by it’s creators ;). Though it wouldn’t […]

Scheme: It’s Not Just for Factorial Anymore

Scheme: It’s Not Just for Factorial Anymore. It isn’t.