The Rhetoric of the Hyperlink, “The hyperlink is the most elemental
of the bundle of ideas that we call the Web.”
Jorn Barger, the NewsPage Network, and the Emergence of the Weblog
Community, by Rudolf Ammann, at Hypertext 2009.
I Killed a Girl Called Reality, an interview with Nina Roth and
Paolo Cirio from check-check.org.
Rest Area History.Org, “[E]arly in their developmental history,
design aesthetics moved in the tradition of roadside architecture that
dominated American highways in previous decades, and safety rest area
sites emerged as unique and colorful expressions of regional flavor
and modern architectural design.”
A Ban on Imports, Gilad Bracha on how to construct software.
At that time I discovered the works of Euler and my perception of the nature of mathematics underwent a dramatic transformation. I was de-Bourbakized, stopped believing in sets, and was expelled from the Cantorian paradise. I still believe in abstraction, but now I know that one ends with abstraction, not starts with it. I learned that one has to adapt abstractions to reality and not the other way around. Mathematics stopped being a science of theories but re-appeared to me as a science of numbers and shapes.
— Alexander Stephanov, Short History of STL*
kiama, a Scala library for language processing, based on ideas of Stratego/XT.
autocutsel syncronizes X11’s PRIMARY and CLIPBOARD selections.
A time to dream to himself. He waves goodbye to his self.
I’ll see you on the other side.
Another man moved by slight of hand.
— Pearl Jam, Sleight Of Hand*
Automata and the A-D-E classification
A Terrifically Bad Idea, “The plan: 10 cafés, 10 macchiatos, one morning, by bike.”
A Real Doll, by A.M. Homes. “Three afternoons a week, while my
sister is at dance class, I take Barbie away from Ken. I’m practicing
for the future.”
The Abolition Of Work, by Bob Black.
Steiner from mars has nice sketches.
Queens, a game about domestic violence.