A Brief, Incomplete, and Mostly Wrong History of Programming Languages,
The Three Projections of Doctor Futamura, “whether you’re a
programmer or not, this kind of self-referential reasoning can hurt
your brain. At least it hurts mine. But it’s a good pain, right?”
Microcodes are very small code-based artworks. Each one is a fully
contained work of art. The conceptual meaning of each piece is
revealed through a combination of the title, the code and the results
of running them on a computer.
The Xerox Star UI, the difference a pixel makes.
Purpose-Built Languages, Mike Shapiro on the history of Unix debuggers.
The Origins of Scala, a Conversation with Martin Odersky, Part I.
TLA (the Temporal Logic of Actions) is a logic for specifying and
reasoning about concurrent and reactive systems. It is the basis for
TLA+, a complete specification language.
By Leslie Lamport.
Odd Currency Puzzle, posted on odd day.
Math typesetting in : The good, the bad, the ugly (PDF),
by Ulrik Vieth.
Long exposure shows Roomba cleaning path
What Monopoly taught me about economics
Ask MetaFilter’s best introductory books
In the search of MD5(x)=x