Obituary for Michael Stern Hart, founder of Project Gutenberg. RIP.
Why not Convergence? We need to realize SSL-CA has failed and models
where each user doesn’t care for its own security are inevitably unsafe
and prone to attack.
Learn You Some Erlang for Great Good, nice material well presented.
I quickly found some things there that are difficult to find in the
Safecast and CC0, Joi Ito: “Just because something is legal, doesn’t
mean it’s ethical.”
Scala use is less good than Java use for at least half of all Java projects,
insightful summary post of a lengthy discussion by David Pollak.
netsniff-ng is a free, performant Linux network analyzer and
networking toolkit. The Git HEAD contains some interesting utilities
too (e.g. curvetun).
Nex is a lexer similar to Lex/Flex that generates Go code instead of C code
and supports nested structural regular expressions.
Deft is an Emacs mode for quickly browsing, filtering, and editing
directories of plain text notes, inspired by Notational Velocity.
(Looks quite like my NB.)
Scrubbing Calculator, by Bret Victor. Very nice.
Apple’s Designers Work Towards Storefront Symmetry, WJW.
Divas do Dylan, the true gems are in the comments.
Muphry’s Law, my most bitter typo (misspelled my name) was in a
letter to Knuth, pointing out a typo.
Impact / Collapse
Math Love Story, heteronormative but mathematical.