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Tag Archives: Programming

Practicing the soroban

It looks like about an hour a day for a year or two for the first certification. The to-do list follows.

Emacs elisp dev must read

As usual Nic outdoes us all in terms of serving the community and the greater good. How to write real code in emacs lisp with Emacs. This must be read.

Ten Simple Rules for Reproducible Computational Research

This link via irreal is another “must read” if you’ve never done systems work before (coming from a system person myself, not a data person).

Why becoming a data scientist is NOT actually easier than you think

You mean… there is actually work involved?! Shocking. This is a valuable article.

OcCLIPS

It would be nice to have a lovingly supported CLIPS mode along with org-mode literate programming (babel) and a clear legal pedigree.

Ease of use in Cask 0.6

Cask is the best way to manage your Emacs packages and MELPA is the best place to find them. Because not all packages are set up to be run specifically with the packaging in mind, a lot of feature are still loaded manually (additionally, I am to be blamed for setting them up incorrectly and […]

Lisp in Small Pieces

This book is another classic that must be imbibed.

The Infinite Abacus

An Infinite Abacus (AIA) is both a mathematical and computational tool. Its features include the ability to store any kind of numerical measurement along with the ability to retrieve it. Conceptually it may record any number of measurements, but from an analysis perspective it would only make sense to record a single value “on” a […]

The Role Of Compiler and Interpreter Writers

Compiler and interpreter writers fill a delightful yet barely occupied role of those who are tasked with bridging the literal gap between machine and implementation and philosophical gap between desire for feature and fulfillment. My lack of experience in the topic and with such professionals leaves me surprised that not more roles and holders of […]

Phosphor Green Color Scheme

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