GeekWeaver : Fixed a bug that prevented variables being evaluated in Markdown mode.
This looks very interesting : I laughed when I first saw it, said “it’s like Emacs”. Seems Emacs is involved somehow. Also reminds me of Enso.
Long live RSS Backup! Really, a separate script / project just to back-up Quora is overkill. Now I have a more general script for backing up from any RSS feed. (Which I’ll be able to use to ensure I have copies of what I write here and on Composing.) I also made it a bit […]
Ian Bicking has a fascinating question. I’m just going to quote the whole thing because it’s so good and important : The prevailing wisdom says that you should keep your functions small and concise, refactoring and extracting functions as necessary. But this hurts the locality of expectations that I have been thinking about. Consider: <br […]
This is a great presentation by Alan Kay; the spirit lurking behind Bret Victor.
Bret Victor has another classic talk up : Bret Victor – The Future of Programming from Bret Victor on Vimeo. Watch it. The conceit is entertaining, from his clothes to the overheads. However, despite the brilliance of the presentation, I think he might be wrong. And the fact that it’s taken 40 years for these […]