Dennis Ritchie passed away, RIP DMR. Thanks to Unix and C, he never
shall be forgotten.
Mark Liberman remembers DMR.
A language that doesn’t have everything is actually easier to program in
than some that do.
— Dennis M. Ritchie
Software Foundations, by Benjamin C. Pierce et al.
Sounds like an awesome book:
“It develop basic concepts of functional programming, logic,
operational semantics, lambda-calculus, and static type systems, using
the Coq proof assistant.”
Jewish Problems, collected by Tanya Khovanova and Alexey Radul.
“This is a special collection of problems that were given to select
applicants during oral entrance exams to the math department of Moscow
State University. These problems were designed to prevent Jews and
other undesirables from getting a passing grade.”
sheerdns is a master DNS server whose zone records are stored on a
One-Record-Per-File bases. Refreshingly simple.
Xpra is ‘screen for X’, updated revision with many enhancements.
Deep C (and C++) (PDF), by Olve Maudal and Jon Jagger. Good talk.
Before Netscape: the forgotten Web browsers of the early 1990s,
I knew only half of them.
R.I.P., the movie camera: 1888–2011, “Major manufacturers have
ceased production of new motion picture film cameras; cinema as we
once knew it is dead.”
Throwable Panoramic Ball Camera, neato.
Occupy Sesame Street Gets Violent